Discounted Group Train Tickets

We have a great a range of Group Travel Tickets, suitable for a variety of group sizes, which are ideal for anything from stag and hen do’s to a relaxing getaway with friends or a family get together. They’re also perfect for educational school or scout trips and sports team leaders needing to get the whole squad to one place.  We can even assist with travel to conferences and events, including team days out and travel for clubs and societies, meaning we have all your group travel needs covered.

Our group travel offers come packed with extra benefits and discounts and we have a specialist team waiting to take away the stress that can sometimes come with organising a group getaway - leaving you to enjoy the fun part.

Our discounted group travel offer is available on various sections of our route.

Download our discounted group travel map
Child and student prices are available on all routes, subject to availability.

Groups of 3-9

If you’re travelling in a group of 3 – 9 adults, you could save 34% off adult tickets with Groupsave, plus up to four children can also travel with the group for just £1 each. Available as a standard discount, simply purchase your tickets from any Ticket Office and save. Groupsave is available on selected routes and is valid for travel after 0930 on weekdays or anytime at weekends and bank holidays. GroupSave  tickets are not valid when your journey starts or finishes in London St Pancras and they are not available to purchase online. All members of the group must travel together for both outward and return journeys. There may be restrictions on journeys, dates and times at which you can travel. Please check with our Specialist Sales Team on 03457 125678 (option 2,2) for more details. 

For groups of 2 or more, you can also save with a Park & Ride ticket. Buy a combined ticket - for your parking and train - when travelling to make super savings.

Find out more about Park & Ride

Groups of 10 or More

If you're travelling in a group of 10 or more you could take advantage of our special group discounts*.  With fantastic discounted rates offered on services to and from London St Pancras as well as our Liverpool - Norwich route, make sure to get in touch on 03457 125 678 (option 2, 2) to find the best deals for your group travel. *all offers subject to availability.

Travelling in a group of less than 10?  Take a look below to see if you can make the most of our other discounts and services.

Child And Student Prices

We know that as a school or college you need to keep the costs down when planning educational trips for your students.  So with you in mind we have introduced heavily discounted rates for children and students too! Discounts for children and students are available on all our routes, subject to availability.

Children must be under 16 and students 16-19 yrs of age*

VIP, Conference and Events Tickets

Whether you are looking to arrange travel to a large event, journeys for sports supporters or specialist requirements for VIP’s, organising travel by train has never been easier or more affordable with help from our experienced team. We can help with:

  • The introduction of corporate season ticket schemes in conjunction with green travel plans
  • Organising travel to large events and conferences, where specialist advice is required
  • Providing support for VIPs or key corporate clients, by fulfilling tickets and making reservations, and managing specialist requirements
  • Sports club and society travel planning, both team travel and supporters

Get in touch for all your specialist travel requirements, between 0830 – 1730 Monday – Friday, by:

First Class Options

Travelling with a group in First Class is an excellent way to get your trip to an extra special start. Let our First Class customer hosts take care of you and your party right up until you reach your destination. For an added touch of luxury you could even add on First Class lounge hire and wait for your journey to start in style. See our First Class train travel page for more information.


Our Groups products come packed with benefits, below are just a few:

  • All parties can be seated together
  • Book all your tickets in one simple step
  • You can easily add underground or bus tickets for your onward journeys when booking
  • We have various payment methods available for you to choose from and never charge you for using your credit card
  • We can post your train tickets to you free of charge
  • Where ever possible special requests can be accommodated. (We’ve even arranged taking a whole wedding party from Sheffield to London St Pancras!)
  • No traffic jams, no designated driver missing out on the fun!

See What Our Customers Say

Don’t just take our word in it that our discounted group travel packages are the best around; see what just a few of our happy customers had to say about our service.

 “I regularly need to organise travel for my group around the East Midlands network and thoroughly recommend the East Midlands Trains Corporate Events team. Prices are very reasonable and a simple call to their friendly office means the tickets are available for pick up straight away. They will even reserve seats for you so the group stays together on the trip!”

Mark Hempleman

Travel Secretary

Blackpool Association of Supporters in London


“I have used East Midland Trains on a number of occasions purchasing group travel and special events tickets; I would like to say that the service has always been second to none with the tickets turning up the next day, fantastic service keep it up!

Many thanks again

Nigel Offord


“In all my dealings with the Corporate and Events team I have always found them to be utterly professional but very friendly and helpful. They have dealt with and solved problems for my members and made my role as travel secretary so much easier to carry out. They are a credit to East Midlands Trains.”

Best wishes.


London Millers


“I would like to say a big thank you - your people, communication, listening skills are amazing, I would recommend East Midlands Trains to every one I know, with your gold standard service. Once again a big thank you!”


Jacqui Taylor

For further information or to book any of our group travel packages call our team on 03457 125 678 selecting option 2, 2.

Our dedicated staff will be ready to take your call 08:30 to 17:30, Monday to Friday. 

If you’re busy during these hours please email us at a time which suits you on or fill in a Group Travel Enquiry Form and our team will be in touch.