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Business Travel

Reduce your company’s carbon footprint, work while travelling, get inspired by the scenery, and combine business with pleasure (yes, rail travel is a pleasure)

Here’s what you need to know about travelling by train for business, and the benefits it offers you and your company. 


Many train companies offer onboard Wi-Fi, as well as power outlets for your laptop or phone – perfect for working while travelling. In addition, Wi-Fi is also available at many stations. Check with your train company for specific information.

Corporate tickets

Some train companies offer tickets that combine train travel with features such as car parking, meals and refreshments, and travel in London Underground Zone 1. These tickets often include travel in First Class. Check with the train company’s Business Travel team.

Business travel services

When it comes to corporate rail travel accounts and services for businesses and organisations, there are lots of options to choose from:

Live information

You can get live travel information on your journey. Visit the Alerts and Notifications page for details or find out more about one of the services below.


TrainTracker is our automated speech recognition service. Call it and get live information about arrival and departure times, timetables, and fares. No wait time!

Call TrainTracker on 03457 48 49 50. Calls cost no more than calls to geographic 01 or 02 numbers. Calls from landlines and mobiles are included in free call packages and discount schemes.

You can also use TrainTracker Text to receive journey information in SMS messages.

Travel Tips


  • Combine work and travel

  • Make use of on-board Wi-Fi

  • Sign up for alerts for your journey


  • Leave your laptop on the train

  • Hold online meetings if you’re in the quiet coach

  • Work too hard


Yes, many trains and stations offer Wi-Fi. Check with your train company for specific information.

Yes, there are many rail travel account options specifically tailored to businesses and organisations. Find out more at the Rail Travel Account website.

There are a range of ways to keep informed about your journey. Check our Travel Tools page for more information about how to stay up to date.