Off-Peak Train Tickets

Travel at quieter times and save money

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Travel Off-Peak and save

Our Off-Peak train tickets offer great savings on journeys outside of the busiest travel times, every day of the week.

On weekends and Bank Holidays, you can travel at any time with an off-peak ticket. On weekdays, there are no evening peak restrictions on Southeastern operated services when travelling with an off-peak ticket, however, some time restrictions apply to journeys in the morning.

  • If you are travelling from Kent & East Sussex into London, Off-Peak tickets are valid on trains that arrive into London after 10am*.
  • If you are travelling from London to Kent & East Sussex, Off-Peak tickets are valid on trains departing from London after 9.30am.
  • If you are travelling entirely within the London Travelcard Zones 1-6 area, Off-Peak tickets are valid on trains departing after 9.30am.
  • From 3 December 2023, for journeys from and between Bat & Ball, Dunton Green, Eynsford, Otford, Sevenoaks and Shoreham (Kent), new peak and off-peak restrictions apply, including a new evening peak restriction for travel away from London. These changes have been made in preparation for the rollout of pay as you go with contactless at 53 National Rail stations in spring 2024. For more information about these changes, please visit the National Rail website, where more detail is provided.

*Exceptions apply to a few services arriving prior to 10.00am dependent on the type of Off-Peak ticket please check our journey planner before you travel.

There are four different types of Off-Peak tickets to choose from:

  • Off-Peak Single – valid for one journey on any Off-Peak train
  • Off-Peak Day Return – valid for one day on Off-Peak trains with the return journey on the same day
  • Off-Peak Return – the return journey must be made within one calendar month on an Off-Peak train
  • Super Off-Peak – valid for travel after 10am Monday to Friday and anytime at weekends or Bank Holidays. Visit our Super Off-Peak ticket page for more info.

Whether you're exploring the city sights of London or taking a trip out to the coast, travelling at Off-Peak times can save you money.

Plus, you could get another 1/3 off the price if you are a railcard holder or take advantage of our other discount tickets valid for Off-Peak journeys.

Buy your Off-Peak ticket from a station ticket office any time before you travel. Or, for convenience why not use our contactless smartcard The Key. You can buy tickets via the Southeastern app or online, load them to your Key card, tap and go. 

Alternatively, buy your tickets via the Southeastern app or website and you can collect your tickets from a self-service machine at a Southeastern station within 5 minutes – you just need to bring any payment card and the collection reference number provided in your order confirmation.

You can also find great savings with our Super Off-Peak tickets.

Find out how much you can save by travelling Off-Peak

Off-Peak ticket

Anytime ticket

Tunbridge Wells to London
£18.40 £23.80
Canterbury to London
 inc. highspeed
£48.60 inc. highspeed
Maidstone to London £23.90
 inc. highspeed
London to Battle
London to Folkestone
 inc. highspeed
£51.70 inc. highspeed
London to Ashford International £33.70
 inc. highspeed
£47.10 inc. highspeed

Fares correct at last date of publication 03/03/2024

You can check the full terms and conditions for Off-Peak fares at National Rail Enquiries.

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