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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.


Applicable Days

Monday to Friday

Monday - Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

Outward Travel

 Not valid on trains timed to depart:

  • London Terminals before 10:30 and after 13:30 Mondays to Thursdays, before 13:30 and after 17:30 on Saturdays, or before 08:45 and after 12:28 on Sundays and Bank Holidays. 

  • Not valid for travel on Fridays

Return Travel

 Not valid on trains timed to arrive:

  • London Terminals before 20:12 and after 23:39 on Mondays to Thursdays, and before 18:13 and after 22:45 on Saturdays, or before 14:25 and after 16:13 on Sundays and Bank Holidays.

  • Not valid for travel on Fridays


No Break of Journey permitted

Seasonal Variations

  • Peak Restrictions may be lifted over the Christmas period. Check back for exact dates.