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Restriction Code

Some tickets may require you to travel at specific times of the day, days of the week or on a specific route. Our Journey Planner takes ticket restrictions into account with the selection that you have made and will only have shown tickets that are valid for the selected trains.

Restrictions

Applicable Days

Monday to Friday

Mondays to Fridays

Outward Travel

Not valid on train timed to depart::

  • London Paddington after 04:29 and before 10:10 and after 15:01 and before 19:01;

  • Reading after 04:29 and before 10:30 and after 15:29 and before 19:01;

  • London Waterloo after 04:29 and before 08:15 and after 15:59 and before 19:01;

  • Clapham Junction after 15:59 and before 19:01.

Return Travel

Not valid for travel on trains timed to depart earlier than shown from the following stations:

  • 07:05 from Haverfordwest

  • 07:45 (also valid between 01:00 and 04:00) from Carmarthen

  • 08:00 from Ferryside

  • 08:00 from Kidwelly

  • 08:05 from Pembrey & Burry Port

  • 08:15 (also valid between 01:00 and 04:30) from Llanelli

  • 08:20 from Gowerton

  • 08:35 (also valid between 01:00 and 04:00) from Swansea

Not valid on trains timed to depart London Waterloo before 11:48.

Notes

Super Off-Peak tickets from stations not listed are valid for connections into trains departing as shown above.

Restriction code 2W applies to all journeys via Newbury or Didcot Parkway, not passing through Reading.

Restriction code Q8 applies to all journeys via Fareham / Southampton / Salisbury.

Restriction codes CI / CJ apply to all journeys via London St Pancras International.

Restriction codes 2C / 9I apply to all journeys via London Euston.

Easement

Severn Tunnel Closure Wednesday 3 to Thursday 18 July 2024

The following easements will apply during this line closure, for customers travelling to/from Wales, for journeys to / from / via Didcot, Reading, London and Southeast:

Travel towards London

The 07:23 GWR service from Carmarthen to Paddington becomes Super Off-Peak

Travel from London

The 10:12 GWR service from London Paddington to Swansea becomes Super Off-Peak.

The 15:12 GWR service from London Paddington to Swansea becomes Super Off-Peak.

The 18:12 GWR service from London Paddington to Swansea becomes valid with Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets.