Family Ticket

Introducing our new Family Ticket offer!

With our limited time offer, you can get a return ticket to London St Pancras for up to two adults and four children at a fixed price of just £80, making family fun easy on you and your pocket. 

In addition to the huge savings available on your travel costs, you can also get 2 for 1 entry on lots of London attractions when you go by train, including the Sea Life Centre, London Dungeons and the London Eye. You’re sure to have a great day out! The family ticket deal is only available on weekdays, for travel between 22nd July to 6th September.

The Family Ticket covers;

Minimum: One adult and one child
Maximum: Two adults and four children

Children are classed as 5 - 15 years of age. Children under 5 years old travel free and are not covered by the family ticket.

To book, simply use the journey planner at the top of the page. 

Where can I travel from?

Travel is valid to/from London St Pancras, to/from any of the following stations; Sheffield, Chesterfield, Derby, Nottingham, Long Eaton, East Midlands Parkway, Loughborough,  Leicester, Market Harborough, Corby, Kettering, Wellingborough, Beeston, Matlock, Matlock Bath, Cromford, Whatstandwell, Ambergate, Belper, Alfreton and Duffield only.

When can I book?

You can book between 17th June - 5th September, for weekday travel dates between 22nd July - 6th September. You can book up until 23:59 of the day before you travel. Tickets are subject to availability.

How do I book?

Search for your desired journey using the booking bar at the top of this page. You must be travelling on a weekday between the 22nd July - 6th September.

Why can't I find a Family Ticket in the booking system?

These tickets are limited and subject to availability. However, please check the following:

  • You have the right amount of people travelling;
    Minimum: One adult and one child
    Maximum: Two adults and four children
  • You are travelling there and back on a weekday. Return travel must be within a month.
  • You have London St Pancras as either your origin or destination station.You are travelling from/to one of our valid stations.

Can I reserve a seat?

Seat reservations are compulsory in both directions. This also means you must travel on the train you booked.

Can I use my railcard discount?

Unfortunately, railcard discounts will not be valid alongside this promotion. 

*Saving based on the estimated saving available on our network for the price of 2 adults and 2 children traveling in standard class.


Terms and Conditions

£80 Standard Class Family Return Tickets are available to purchase between 17th June 2019 – 5th September 2019. Travel is available on selected weekday services to/from London St Pancras 22nd July 2019 – 5th September 2019.

Tickets are valid for weekday travel only between the above dates. Excludes weekends and Bank Holidays. Reservations are compulsory in both directions. Tickets can be booked up to 23:59 for travel the next day.

Minimum of 1 adult, 1 child up to a maximum of 2 adults, 4 children.

Price is fixed for all stations and ticket is valid from Sheffield, Chesterfield, Derby, Nottingham, Long Eaton, East Midlands Parkway, Loughborough, Leicester, Market Harborough, Corby, Kettering, Wellingborough, Beeston, Matlock, Matlock Bath, Cromford, Whatstandwell, Ambergate, Belper, Alfreton and Duffield to London St Pancras.

London St Pancras must be either the origin or destination station.

The offer is only redeemable from East Midlands Trains, online, in stations and via telesales. Excludes Railcard discounts. The average saving has been calculated based on the following; prices paid during the summer holidays in 2018, Standard class travel, an average family consisting of 2 adults and 2 children and that the family doesn't already have access to discounts (such as a family and friends railcard). £80 Standard Class Family Return Tickets are limited and subject to availability. Terms, conditions and restrictions apply. Visit eastmidlandstrains.co.uk/terms.