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Be smarter. Spend less on train tickets with Railsmartr.

National Rail Accredited

Railsmartr is working with the train operators to help you travel safely. Go to our COVID-19 help pages.

1. Travel at quieter times

Off-peak trains are less busy

2. Socially-distanced seat reservations

Where seat reservations are available, they are spaced out and you won't be sitting next to anyone

3. Go contactless

Avoid ticket machines and station queues by getting a digital ticket

4. You must wear a face covering

You must wear a face covering, unless exempt.
No extra charges
Why should you pay extra fees just to get your train tickets? We never add any fees - not even for refunds.
Cheaper fares
Find the cheapest through fares, that other sites don't show you. See Our Promise
We are on your side, committed to finding you the best fares and passing them on to you.

How far ahead are cheap Advance tickets available?

  • Avanti West Coast

    Wed 23rd February

  • LNER

    Fri 4th March

  • GWR

    Fri 25th February

  • East Midlands Railway
    East Midlands Railway

    Fri 18th February

  • CrossCountry

    Fri 14th January

  • TransPennine Express
    TransPennine Express

    Fri 13th May

We’re cheaper than the rest! How do we do it?

We find the cheap through fares that are often on slower journeys. Other journey planners hide these, because they only look for the fastest journeys. We’ll be adding split tickets soon too, to bring you even cheaper fares!

Get your ticket to your mobile, on most routes!

Going to a station to collect your ticket from a ticket machine? That’s so old hat. Get your ticket sent straight to your mobile, on most routes. (You can still go to a ticket machine, if you prefer, of course!)

We work for you, not for the train operators

As an independent retailer of train tickets, we are here to make sure that you get the best deal. And, if there’s an issue when you travel or if you claim delay repay compensation, we will help you get sorted. We’re on your side.