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Split on-the-day & advance tickets
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We don't yet cover returns (find out why).
They often aren't cheaper anyway.
Why can't I search returns?

We don't yet provide a specific split ticket search for returns. Firstly, this is because two singles are often (not always) cheaper, and secondly, well - it's a big job, and next on our list.

Yet if you want a return, simply do a single ticket search, then see if splitting at the same stop works on your return. It's not perfect, but often works.


Unfortunately the TicketySplit tool isn't currently optimised for mobiles. If you're on a mobile and searching only for walk-on fares, you may find it easier to use TicketySplit Lite instead. If you want to check advance fares though, you'll need to use this page - it works fine on mobiles too, but you may need to zoom in.

Pay less to sit on theSAME TRAIN, at the SAME TIME and possibly even in the SAME SEAT!

What's split ticketing?

Split ticketing means grabbing two tickets for different parts of a journey, instead of the whole trip. Bizarrely, it's often far cheaper. You just need to book a few tickets rather than one

Don't worry - it's also completely within the train operating companies' terms and conditions. For more ways to keep your spending off the buffers, see the Cheap Train Tickets guide.

The 5 split ticketing need-to-knows
  • This tool searches single tickets using only one split.
  • Watch out if you need to change trains.
  • The train MUST call at all the stations you buy tickets to or from.
  • Splits aren't always the same for the same train.
  • You've five searches per day.

Jumping jiminy! Your TicketySplit superpowers only stretch to tickets up to a week in advance, so choose a closer date. If we searched any further ahead, we'd trigger a database meltdown. And nobody likes melted servers (not even on toast).

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