It's easy to buy a train ticket for someone else.

We've covered all your options here.



You can buy tickets online and choose to send them by post, collect them from a ticket machine or download them as a Mobile barcode ticket.

  • If you're buying a mobile barcode ticket you can enter the name of the traveller during your booking. They'll need to take some ID with them on their journey
  • If you're collecting tickets from a ticket machine, you'll need to take your payment card with you


At the station

You can buy tickets at one of our ticket offices or ticket machines. Our ticket machines sell tickets for sell tickets up to 28 days in advance. We accept all major credit and debit cards.


By phone

You can call us on 03333 211 202 and choose to receive your tickets by post or collect them from a ticket machine. Our lines are open between 0800 and 2200 Monday to Saturday or 0900 and 1700 Sundays.