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Anytime Return

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

Description

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

Single or Return

Return

Operator

  • Transport for Wales
  • c2c
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • Chiltern Railways
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • Gatwick Express
  • Grand Central
  • Great Northern
  • Great Western Railway
  • Greater Anglia
  • Heathrow Express
  • Hull Trains
  • Island Line
  • London Northwestern Railway
  • West Midlands Railway
  • London Overground
  • Merseyrail
  • Northern
  • ScotRail
  • South Western Railway
  • Southeastern
  • Southern
  • Stansted Express
  • Elizabeth line
  • Thameslink
  • TransPennine Express
  • Avanti West Coast
  • LNER
  • Lumo

Standard Class Ticket Code

SOR, GOR, GTR, HOR, HX4 & E1R

Availability

Purchase Location

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Pre-booking Requirement

Tickets can be bought in advance or immediately before 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 outward travel or the origin andor 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

No

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.

Discounts

Children

Yes

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

Railcards

Yes

Minimum fare (applicable to 16-25 and HM Forces) is £12.

Outward Journey

Day Of Travel

Anytime Return tickets are valid for one return journey. The outward portion is valid for five days including the date shown on the ticket and until 04:29 in the morning after the last day of outward validity. All outward travel must be completed by this time.

Break Of Journey

Break of journey is allowed.

Return Journey

Day Of Travel

Anytime Return tickets are valid for one return journey. The return portion is valid for travel until 04:29 in the morning after the last day of validity (i.e. one calendar month from the outward journey). All travel must be completed by this time.

Break Of Journey

Break of journey is allowed.

Refunds

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

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