Book in Advance for the Best Savings

Tickets are now available until

19th May 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. 

To keep up to date on the go with our advance fare releases follow us on Twitter at @EMTrains

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

19th May 2017

19th May 2017


13th May 2017

13th May 2017


14th May 2017

 14th May 2017

Key dates to look out for on our route

18 February Nottingham Forest v Sheffield Wednesday

25 & 26 February Engineering work. No EMT train services can run between Leicester and Bedford in either direction.

25 February Leeds v Sheffield Wednesday

25 February Leicester v Liverpool

25 February Manchester City v Manchester United

26 February England v Italy Six Nations Rugby at Twickenham

04 March Derby v Barnsley

04 March Sheffield Wednesday v Norwich

11 March Arsenal v Leicester

11 March Sheffield United v Millwall

11 March England v Scotland Six Nations Rugby at Twickenham

18 March Manchester City v Liverpool

18 March West Ham v Leicester

18 March Nottingham Forest v Derby 

18 March Norwich v Barnsley

25 March Oldham v Sheffield United

26 March England v Lithuania World Cup qualifier

01 April Leicester v Stoke

01 April Liverpool v Everton

01 April Derby v QPR

01 April Rotherham v Fulham

04 April Man United v Everton 

04 April Derby v Fulham 

08 April Everton v Leicester

08 April The Grand National at Aintree

14 April Brentford v Derby

17 April Barnsley v Brentford

17 April QPR v Sheffield Wednesday

22 April Leicester v Tottenham

22 April Sheffield Wednesday v Derby

22 April Chesterfield v Charlton

29 April QPR v Nottingham Forest

30 April Sheffield United v Chesterfield 

06 May Leicester v Watford

07 May Rotherham v Derby

07 May Sheffield Wednesday v Fulham

07 May Last matches of the Championship League

14 May Last matches of the Premiere League