Book in Advance for the Best Savings

Tickets are now available until

21 July 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

21st July 2017

21st July 2017


15th July 2017

15th July 2017


16th July 2017

 16th July 2017

Key dates to look out for on our route

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

20 May League One Playoff Final

28 May League Two Playoff Final

29 May Championship League Playoff

04 June Engineering work no trains running on lines between Wellingborough and Leicester in either direction

9-11 June Download Festival at Donnington

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