WiFi Facilities

An increasing number of train operating companies are providing on board WiFi facilities. WiFi provision is more commonly available on long distance inter-city routes as opposed to shorter commuter routes. The charges and availability varies with different train operating companies as below.

c2c

Free Wi-Fi service is available on board c2c trains and at all c2c railway stations.

Caledonian Sleeper

Free Wi-Fi is available on board, and at the station for all guests. 

Chiltern Railways

Wi-Fi is available free of charge on all Chiltern Railways trains and stations.

CrossCountry

Wi-Fi is available on all CrossCountry services. A guide to the charges for Standard Class passengers is available here.

First Class passengers can enjoy Wi-Fi free of charge.

East Midlands Trains

Wi-Fi internet access is available on East Midlands Trains to and from London St Pancras International. It is free to First Class customers and available in Standard Class. 15 minutes of free WiFi is available and then it is £4.00 per journey (up to 3 hours), £6 per day, £30.00 per month (valid for 28 days) or £300 per year. 'Anytime Bundles' are also available for £15 valid for 10 hours over 30 days. Complimentary WiFi is also available at a number of stations, please see here for a list of stations. 

Wi-Fi access on board East Midlands Trains services is subject to these terms and conditions.

Gatwick Express

Free Wi-Fi is available on Gatwick Express services and at the station. For a guide on how to connect, please see here.  

Grand Central

Free Wi-Fi internet is available on all Grand Central trains. For full information and how to connect, please see here.

Great Northern

Wi-Fi is available on the newer Class 387 trains- You'll know if you're on one as you'll see a blue Wi-Fi logo on the door as your board. These trains mostly run between Kings Cross, Cambridge and King's Lynn and also some services to Peterborough. 

Wi-Fi is available at selected stations provided by O2, further information including a list of stations with Wi-Fi available please see here.

Great Western Railway

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available on most Great Western Railway services  - Look out for the ‘Free Wi-Fi’ stickers. Information on how to connect can be found here. 

Wi-Fi is available at some of the main Great Western Railway stations through the public provider 'The Cloud'.

Greater Anglia

Wi-Fi internet is now available for all customers travelling on Inter-City services between Norwich, Ipswich and London. This is provided free to First Class and Standard Class ticket holders. On the intercity trains between London Liverpool Street and Norwich, you can now enjoy improved WiFi and on- board entertainment service called 'connect'. Free WiFi is being extended to all other trains too, this work will start is 2018. Updates on this will be available here. 

Greater Anglia Wi-Fi is subject to these terms & conditions.

Heathrow Express

Complimentary 4G-enabled Wi-Fi is available on all Heathrow Express services.

Hull Trains

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available from all customers for their whole journey on all Hull Trains services. Customers should download the Hull Trains app and once registered they will be automatically connected to the Wi-Fi each time they are within range of a Hull Trains hotspot.

More information is available from the Hull Trains Wi-Fi Guide

Island Line

Wi-Fi is not currently available on Island Line services.

London North Eastern Railway

Wi-Fi internet access is available on London North Eastern Railway trains and in London North Eastern Railway First Class Lounges. 

Wi-Fi is free for First Class customers and for Standard Class customers who've booked direct with London North Eastern Railway. Standard customers who didn't book direct with London North Eastern Railway, Wi-Fi is free for 15 minute then it's £5.00 for your journey. For full information on how to get connected, please see here. 

London Northwestern Railway

London Northwestern Railway have free Wi-Fi available on board their services. They also have an entertainment package across the network. More information can be found here. 

London Overground

Wi-Fi is not currently available on London Overground services. 

However, Wi-Fi is available in the ticket halls and corridors of 79 London Overground stations. The first 60 minutes will be free of charge and will be operated by "The Cloud".

London Underground

Wi-Fi is not currently available on London Underground services. Full information can be found here. 

However, Wi-Fi is available in the ticket halls, platforms and corridors of 250 London Underground stations.

Merseyrail

Wi-Fi is not currently available on Merseyrail services. However Wi-Fi is available at the following Merseyrail stations:

  • Liverpool Central
  • Moorfields
  • James Street
  • Hamilton Square
  • Conway Park.

It will be introduced at Liverpool Lime Street Low Level station and the Old Hall Street entrance to Moorfields in the near future.

Northern

Wi-Fi is available on selected services. All trains will have free WiFi by 2019.

Wi-Fi hotspots are available for use at a number of stations. Customers are requested to access Privacy policy & Terms of Use documents before logging in. These can be found here.

ScotRail

Free Wi-Fi is now available on most ScotRail routes. You can find it in 50 stations and 18 different train routes across the ScotRail network. Carriages fitted with the new equipment have appropriate signs on their windows and doors. Eventually, it is planned that all routes and stations will have free Wi-Fi available. 

A full list of routes and stations which have free Wi-Fi can be found here.

South Western Railway

Over 50% of South Western Railway services now have free Wi-Fi on-board.

Free Wi-Fi is also available at: Aldershot; Basingstoke; Farnborough; Guildford and Woking. For full information please see here. 

Southeastern

Wi-Fi is not currently available on Southeastern services.

Southern

Wi-Fi is available on some of Southern's Class 377 trains, these are marked by a blue WiFi logo on the door as you board. These trains run across the Southern network apart from London Bridge to Uckfield and Brighton to Ashford International.

Southern are hoping to add Wi-Fi to more units by the end of 2018. For a guide on how to connect, please see here. 

TfL Rail

Wi-Fi is not currently available on TfL Rail services.

Wi-Fi is available at selected stations. Further information is available from TfL.

Thameslink

Wi-Fi is not currently available on Thameslink services.

Wi-Fi is available at selected stations provided by O2 and further information and a list of stations that Wi-Fi is available at, please see here.

TransPennine Express

Fast, free and unlimited Wi-Fi is available at Huddersfield, Manchester Airport, Middlesbrough, Selby, Stalybridge and Warrington Central stations. Please look out for 'O2WiFi' to sign in.

Free Wi-Fi is available on Class 350 trains which run between Manchester and Scotland. More information can be found here.

Transport for Wales

There is free Wi-Fi connection across 70% of Transport for Wales rail services (Class 150, 158 and 175 trains). The Wi-Fi service, dependent on mobile network service availability, allows passengers to carry out tasks like browsing webpages, access apps and check emails.

Virgin Trains

Wi-Fi internet is available on all Virgin Trains services.

Wi-Fi is free of charge for First Class customers and pay as you go in Standard Class, via a number of payment options.

West Midlands Railway

Free Wi-Fi is available on board West Midlands Railway services. They also have an entertainment package across the network. For full information please see here.