Bring up to 3 items, at no extra cost
Got your bags packed? Then bring them onboard! From backpacks to suitcases, here’s everything you need to know about bringing luggage on the train.
You’re generally welcome to bring up to 3 pieces of luggage onboard, at no extra cost. These items may include satchels, backpacks, suitcases and the like. However, some train companies have different luggage policies, so it’s always a good idea to check their website before you travel. Also, some items may come with an additional cost, and some items are not allowed. See below for more information.
Additional luggage charges
There may be additional luggage charges if any of the following conditions apply:
You’re bringing more than 3 items
Your luggage occupies seats which are needed for passenger use
Your luggage is larger than 1 metre in any dimension. Please note that you must be able to carry large luggage without assistance. If not, it isn’t permitted onboard
Please contact your train company if you have any questions.
Luggage that is not permitted
The following luggage items are not permitted on trains:
Items larger than 1 metre in any dimension that you cannot carry without assistance. This includes canoes, hang-gliders, large furniture and large musical instruments
Motorcycles, mopeds, motor scooters and motorised cycles
e-Scooters may not be permitted by a train company on their own services. Check their Cycle Policy before you travel
Any animal or article which may cause inconvenience to passengers due to its size or behaviour. For more information on travelling with animals, see Train Travel with Pets
Bring up to 3 items at no extra cost
Make use of luggage racks and compartments
Keep an eye on your belongings
Put your luggage on a seat if another passenger needs it
Leave luggage behind
Think of the train as a removal van – there just isn’t room for that vintage sofa onboard!