Seat Reservations

 

Page updated Tuesday 30 November at 02:00

Use the links below to find out what Train Operating Companies are doing to help customers travel with confidence and where reserving a seat is now compulsory before travel.

SEAT RESERVATIONS ADVISED (WHERE POSSIBLE)

The following operators advise a seat reservation whenever possible, when travelling on their services.

c2c Chiltern Railways East Midlands Railway Gatwick Express
Grand Central Greater Anglia Heathrow Express Great Northern
Hull Trains London Northwestern Railway ​​​​​​​Northern ScotRail
Southeastern Southern SWR South Western Railway TransPennine Express
Transport for Wales Trafnidiaeth Cymru West Midlands Railway​​​​​​​    

RECOMMENDED SEAT RESERVATIONS

To ensure you and others are safe on your journey, customers are advised to book in advance and reserve a place on a specific train with the following operators.

CrossCountry GWR Great Western Railway LNER London North Eastern Railway
     

COMPULSORY SEAT RESERVATIONS

Caledonian Sleeper

Caledonian Sleeper services require reservations for all services.

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Last updated:   27 April 2022