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Early Bird Anytime Single

The following terms and conditions apply to this type of ticket. Please note that some tickets have restrictions on the days or times you can travel. Please check before you travel.

Terms and Conditions


Anytime fares are fully flexible walk-up tickets with no restrictions on when you can travel.

Single or Return



  • Avanti West Coast

Standard Class Ticket Code



Purchase Location


Purchase Availability

Tickets can be bought upto 15 days in advance of travel. You can reserve a seat on many longer distance services. Reservations are recommended on busy services.

There are no restrictions on when you can travel, however if you wish to change your date of travel or the origin and/or destination of your ticket, you will need to buy a new ticket and apply for a refund on your existing ticket (see below).

Reservations Compulsory






Children (aged 5 to 15 inclusive) 50% discount. Up to two children aged under 5 can travel free with each fare paying passenger.



Railcard minimum fare (applicable to 16-25, 26-30 and HM Forces) is £12.

Outward Journey

Day Of Travel

Anytime Singles are valid for two days including the date shown on the ticket, until 04:29 in the early morning after the last day of validity. All travel must be completed by this time.

Break Of Journey

A break of journey is allowed

Return Journey

Day Of Travel


Break Of Journey



Your ticket is refundable. If you decide not to use your ticket to make all or part of your intended journey then you can get a refund by returning your unused ticket to the ticket office or place of purchase (for tickets bought via websites, telesales or travel agents) within 28 days of the ticket expiry date.

You may be required to pay an administration fee (up to a maximum of £5 per ticket). The refund amount will normally take into account any use you have made of the ticket and in some circumstances no refund will be paid.

Changes To Travel Plans