What are off-peak times for train travel?
Off-Peak train times generally fall into two main categories: Intercity Off-Peak times: Monday to Friday (except bank holidays) from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00. Exact times vary across routes and train companies, but in general – you’ll find off-peak times outside of conventional commuter hours.
Can I use a Travelcard on Chiltern Railways?
You can now buy a Travelcard Season Ticket on a Chiltern Smartcard to use on tubes, buses and trains in the London travel zones.
Can I use Oyster card on Chiltern Railways?
Oyster pay as you go is accepted on Chiltern Railways services in the London Fare Zones only. You must touch in and touch out to validate your journey; otherwise you may be liable to a Penalty Fare. Oyster Extension Permits or paper extensions must be bought before boarding.
Can I use an off-peak ticket at any time?
You can also use your Off-Peak train tickets to travel at any time on weekends and bank holidays. The times you can use your tickets vary, so use the journey planner to check for Off-Peak services.
What is peak and off-peak hours?
Peak (highest price) – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday (except most holidays) Off-Peak (lowest price) – before 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and all hours on weekends and most holidays.
Is it cheaper to get a Travelcard or Oyster card?
As a general rule a Travelcard is more expensive than an Oyster card or Contactless payment card. The exception is if you make 3 or more journeys for 6 days or more within a 7 day period. In this case a 7 day Travelcard works out cheaper than an Oyster or Contactless payment card.
How much is a 16 17 saver?
Summary. A 16-17 Saver costs £30 and it’ll save you 50% on Adult rail fares throughout England and Wales, and stations in Scotland served by Avanti West Coast, LNER and TransPennine Express. This includes Standard class Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, Advance, and Season Tickets.
Do Chiltern Railways check tickets?
Chiltern Railways welcomes all passengers on board and expects everyone to have a valid ticket for their journey. Your ticket may be checked before, during, and at the end of your journey, we thank you for your cooperation whilst these ticket checks are carried out.
Do Transport for Wales trains have plug sockets?
These trains feature comfortable seats, more tables, plug sockets, Wi-Fi, and most importantly of all, they are fully accessible for all our customers. This measure also means we are able to create an additional 6,500 spaces for customers travelling into Cardiff every single week.
Can I use my off peak train ticket earlier?
This depends on the ticket type; flexible tickets can be used on earlier trains providing the earlier train is also within the timings of the ticket purchased. So, for example if you want to travel with a super off-peak ticket you can travel on an earlier train providing it is also a Super off-peak permitted journey.
Does Off-Peak Return mean anytime?
Not to be confused with Off-Peak Day Returns, the Off-Peak Return ticket requires you to make the outward part of your journey on the date shown on the ticket. The return part of your journey, however, can be completed on any day on an Off-Peak train within one calendar month of the ticket’s issue date.
Are there any Super Off peak tickets on Chiltern Railways?
If you like to avoid the morning and evening commuter times, then travel free range on a Chiltern Railways train to London for the day. Super Off-Peak Day Singles are valid for one journey on the date printed on the ticket and Super Off-Peak Day Returns are valid for a return journey on the same day as the outward journey.
How to find off peak and Super Off peak trains?
How to find Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak train times. Desktop – If you’re browsing from a desktop computer, search for a train around the time you would like to travel, and when you select the different trains available, you will see on the right which types of fares this train has available, and a breakdown of the conditions of travel.
Can you transfer train tickets from Chiltern Railways?
If you have bought train tickets for any route these can be used with other train companies. If you have bought tickets that are for a specific train company such as Chiltern Railways it is not possible to transfer train tickets. You will need to cancel your original tickets and rebook for a different journey.
When is South Western Railway Super Off peak?
CrossCountry Off-Peak times Generally speaking, the Off-Peak window begins after 09:30 and outside of evening commuter hours – 15:30-18:15 – for travel in and out of big cities. Super Off-Peak tickets become available after 10:00. South Western Railway Off-Peak times