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Long Weekend 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

Long Weekend Return allows travel outward on a Friday (WKD) or a Saturday (WKE).

Return travel valid Mondays only.

Not valid for use on Sundays

Single or Return

Return

Operator

  • Great Western Railway

Standard Class Ticket Code

WKD & WKE

Availability

Purchase Availability

Tickets can be bought in advance or immediately before travel.

Pre-booking Requirement

Tickets can be bought in advance or immediately before travel.

Reservations Compulsory

No

Reservations are not compulsory 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

Child, National Railcard and Groupsave discounts all do apply. Children (aged 5 to 15 inclusive) are entitled to a 50% discount. Up to two children aged under 5 can travel free with each fare paying passenger. Standard railcard / Groupsave discounts apply.

Railcards

Yes

Child, National Railcard and Groupsave discounts all do apply. Children (aged 5 to 15 inclusive) are entitled to a 50% discount. Up to two children aged under 5 can travel free with each fare paying passenger. Standard railcard / Groupsave discounts apply.

Outward Journey

Day Of Travel

Long Weekend Return tickets are valid for outward travel on the date shown on the ticket which must be either a Friday (WKD) or Saturday (WKE).

Time Of Travel

Friday (WKD) tickets are also valid for outward travel until 04:29 on the Saturday.

Saturday (WKE) tickets are also valid for travel until 04:29 on the Sunday.

Break Of Journey

Break of journey is allowed

Return Journey

Day Of Travel

Long Weekend Return tickets are valid for return travel Mondays only. (This includes travel up until 04:29 on Tuesday.) Not valid for use on Sundays

Time Of Travel

Long Weekend Return tickets are valid for return travel Mondays only. (This includes travel up until 04:29 on Tuesday.)

Not valid for use on Sundays.

Break Of Journey

Break of journey is allowed