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Pay as you go (Off-Peak) Single (Standard)

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


Pay as you go off-peak fares are walk-up tickets with time restrictions on when you can travel.

Single or Return



  • c2c
  • Chiltern Railways
  • East Midlands Railway
  • Gatwick Express
  • Grand Central
  • Great Northern
  • Great Western Railway
  • Greater Anglia
  • Heathrow Express
  • London Northwestern Railway
  • London Overground
  • London Underground
  • South Western Railway
  • Southeastern
  • Southern
  • Elizabeth line
  • Thameslink
  • Avanti West Coast
  • West Midlands Railway

Standard Class Ticket Code



Purchase Location


Pre-booking Requirement

Credit on Oyster Smartcard required or use Contactless payment card.

Reservations Compulsory


No, but you can reserve a seat on many longer distance services and reservations are recommended on busy services. Please note that some train services are designated as reservation only, regardless of ticket held.




Children (aged 5 to 15 inclusive).



A 34% discount is available to holders of the following Railcards: Disabled Persons Railcard, Veterans Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, HM Forces Railcard, Senior Railcard, Two Together Railcard, 16-25 Railcard, or 26-30 Railcard. 50% discount for 16-17 Saver. See terms & conditions of individual Railcard for time restrictions.

Outward Journey

Day Of Travel

Touch in and out on the day of travel.

Break Of Journey

No break of journey allowed.

Return Journey

Day Of Travel



Not Applicable

Changes To Travel Plans