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.

Arriva Trains Wales

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

c2c

Free WiFi service is available on board c2c trains and at all c2c railway stations.

Caledonian Sleeper

Free WiFi is available on board, and at the station for all guests. 

Chiltern Railways

WiFi is available free of charge on all Chiltern Railways trains and stations.

CrossCountry

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

First Class passengers can enjoy WiFi free of charge.

East Midlands Trains

WiFi 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. 

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

Great Northern

WiFi is available on the newer Class 387 trains- You'll know if you're on one as you'll see a blue WiFi 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. 

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

Great Western Railway

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

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

Greater Anglia

WiFi 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 WiFi is subject to these terms & conditions.

Heathrow Connect

WiFi is not currently available on Heathrow Connect services. 

Heathrow Express

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

Hull Trains

Complimentary WiFi is available fro 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 WiFi each time they are within range of a Hull Trains hotspot.

More information is available from the Hull Trains WiFi Guide

Island Line

WiFi is not currently available on Island Line services.

London Northwestern Railway

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

London Overground

WiFi is not currently available on London Overground services. 

However, WiFi 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

Wifi is not currently available on London Underground services. Full information can be found here. 

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

Merseyrail

WiFi is not currently available on Merseyrail services. However WiFi is available at the following Merseyrail stations, Liverpool Central, Moorfields, James Street, Hamilton Square and 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

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

WiFi 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 WiFi 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 WiFi available. 

A full list of routes and stations which have free WiFi can be found here.

South Western Railway

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

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

Southeastern

WiFi is not currently available on Southeastern services.

Southern

WiFi 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 WiFi to more units by the end of 2018. For a guide on how to connect, please see here. 

TfL Rail

WiFi is not currently available on TfL Rail services.

WiFi is available at selected stations. Further information is available from TfL.

Thameslink

WiFi is not currently available on Thameslink services.

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

TransPennine Express

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

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

Virgin Trains

WiFi internet is available on all Virgin Trains services.

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

Virgin Trains East Coast

WiFi internet access is available on Virgin Trains East Coast trains and in Virgin Trains East Coast First Class Lounges. 

WiFi is free for First Class customers and for Standard Class customers who've booked direct with Virgin Trains East Coast. Standard customers who didn't book direct with Virgin Trains East Coast, Wifi is free for 15 minute then it's £5.00 for your journey. For full information on how to get connected, please see here. 

West Midlands Railway

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