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Change any Grand Central ticket, without a fee

Book with confidence, change at leisure

In the current environment, we know how quickly things can change for you and your plans, and what seems set in stone one day might be up in the air the next. That's why, during the ongoing pandemic, we're waiving our change fees for all Grand Central tickets, including our lower-priced Advance tickets.

  • Book up to 6 months before you travel and save up to 87% on train travel versus buying on the day.
    Our cheapest tickets are released six months before travel, letting you both plan in advance and get great value train travel.
  • Switch your Advance tickets to another Grand Central train
    You only pay the difference in ticket price*
  • Cancel any Off-Peak or Anytime Grand Central ticket, for any reason, any time, up to 24 hours before you depart
    Booking direct through Grand Central keeps you up-to-date with anything which might impact your journey

*Subject to availability of reserved seating. If chosen journey is cheaper, the difference in price will be refunded.

Book your Grand Central train tickets with confidence today

Absolutely zero booking fees

We don't charge any credit card or booking fees on any tickets bought through grandcentralrail.com, so you can be sure you're paying the best price for your journey

Get the cheapest tickets by booking early

Our Advance fares have limited availability, but they're also our cheapest, and when they're gone, they're gone. Normally these aren't changeable, but for the time being, we've made it so they are!

What this means for you is that there's never been a better time to book your train tickets in advance.

  • Lowest prices
  • Guaranteed seat reservation for a specific service
  • Zero penalty for moving your journey

Get the cheapest Grand Central train tickets here

How to refund or change your tickets

Please note that Grand Central can only refund tickets sold through grandcentralrail.com or our app. If you have purchased your tickets through a website such as thetrainline.com, you will need to contact them for any refund queries. Refunds are only available on Anytime or Off Peak tickets.

  • I have an Anytime or Off-Peak ticket
    • If you have an Anytime or Off-Peak Grand Central ticket, you can obtain a refund by logging into My Account, clicking on your booking and clicking "Refund". Alternatively, you can contact our Bookings Support team on 0345 603 4852 (option 3, then option 2).
    • You'll only be able to change your ticket to a service which has reservable seats - we're currently operating a reservation-only service, meaning you won't be able to board a train unless you have a reserved seat on board it.
  • I have an Advance ticket
    • If you have an Advance ticket, you will need to contact our Bookings Support team on 0345 603 4852 (option 3, then option 2), who will be happy to help.
    • Please note that Advance tickets bought for travel during periods of national lockdown may be refundable - see here for eligible dates.

Plan up to 6 months in advance and save up to 87% - sign up to our weekly ticket alerts

You can plan ahead up to six months in advance, knowing that if your plans change, you can change your ticket free of any fees. To be the first to know when tickets are released, simply sign up to receive our weekly alerts by providing your email address below.