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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

All days

Outward Travel

Valid on Avanti West Coast (TOC code: VT) services and connecting services.

Seat reservations are compulsory.

Restrictions apply on connecting trains from Kent into London St. Pancras International and vice versa via line High Speed 1 (HS1) on Mondays to Fridays as follows:

  • Not valid on HS1 trains timed to arrive in London St. Pancras International before 09:59;

  • Not valid on HS1 trains timed to depart London St. Pancras International after 15:59 until 19:00.

Return Travel

Not applicable.

Seasonal Variations

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