Discounts for Groups travelling together
Most Train Companies offer discounts for groups of people travelling together.
GroupSave is offered by the following train companies:
Abellio Greater Anglia, c2c, Chiltern Railways, First Great Western, Gatwick Express, Great Northern, London Midland, London Overground, Southeastern, Southern, South West Trains, Stansted Express. and Thameslink
Groups of three to nine adults can get 1/3 off Off-Peak tickets when travelling together. The group must travel together at all times. No further discounts (using Railcards, for example) are available for any of the passengers.
Arriva Trains Wales - Small Group Day ticket
If there are three to nine of you travelling together on Arriva Trains Wales, you can save money by buying a Small Group Day ticket which offers a 25% discount to corresponding ticket. Valid within the Arriva Trains Wales network after 09:30 (Off-Peak Day/Anytime Day where there is no Off-Peak Day) Monday to Friday, all day Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays. All members of the group must travel together at all times to validate the product.
Chiltern Railways - Small Group Day ticket
In addition to GroupSave, Chiltern also offers a 50% discount for groups of four adults travelling together. Plus, accompanying children pay just £1 each. See the Chiltern Railways website for details.
CrossCountry Small Group product
If you want to book tickets for a smaller group – between three and nine passengers - CrossCountry Small Group tickets are available for most CrossCountry journeys.
This allows groups of between three and nine passengers to travel and giving savings on Advance Standard ticket prices. The tickets are subject to availability at all times, and can only be used on the service(s) specified on the ticket or accompanying reservation confirmation. Please note that these tickets are not refundable, however changes are permitted to a later service than originally booked - subject to an administration fee per passenger plus any difference in fare between the fare paid and the cheapest available fare.
Stansted Express - Small Group product
In addition to GroupSave, Stansted Express also offers a 50% discount for groups of four adults travelling together between Stansted Airport and London. See the Stansted Express website for details.
Group Travel for larger groups – 10 or more people
When ten or more passengers travel together as a party to the same destination, a great discount may be available. Most Train Companies offer discounted Group Travel rates but the discount, times of availability and conditions of use may vary and may require advance booking or seat reservations. Contact the appropriate Train Operating Company's Group Travel office or Customer Relations office for full details.