Book in Advance for the Best Savings

Tickets are now available until 

15 September 2017

Most Advance tickets are available 12 weeks before travel. 

Ticket Availability Dates

Planning ahead and booking in advance will ensure that you get the cheapest train tickets for your journey.

Advance train tickets are generally available 12 weeks ahead of time. In certain circumstances some trains may be unavailable. We advise you to re-check to ensure you get the best ticket for your journey.

Advance tickets are the cheapest train tickets you can buy and the earlier you book, the cheaper they are. 

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For more information about the ticket restrictions of Advance tickets, when an Advance ticket might be useful and where to purchase these tickets, visit our Advance Tickets page.

Ticket booking summary

Advance fares are now available on the following routes up to:


London route

Liverpool - Norwich

Monday – Friday

15th September 2017

15th September 2017


9th September 2017

9th September 2017


10th September 2017

 10th September 2017

Key dates to look out for on our route

24 June Armed Forces Day with Liverpool the announced host City

02 July Engineering work. No trains running on lines between Bedford and Leicester in either direction

6-10 July England v South Africa International Test Match at Lord’s

14-18 July England v South Africa International Test Match at Trent Bridge

15 & 16 July Wimbledon finals

20 July Womens World Cup Cricket Semi Final 2 County Ground, Derby

21 to 23 July Sheffield Tramlines Festival

27 to 31 July England v South Africa International Test Match at The Oval

4  to 8 August  England v South Africa International Test Match at Old Trafford

07 to 12 August Special Olympics in Sheffield

26 & 27 August No rail services visiting London Euston. Expect EMT to be busy with extra passengers using our connections with London

07 to 11 September England v West Indies International Test Match at Lord’s

09 September Leicester v Chelsea

09 September Man City v Liverpool

09 September Sheffield Wednesday v Nottingham Forest