How our Weekender Tickets work

  • Travel on Fridays after 9.30am or anytime on a Saturday
  • For your return trip, your ticket is valid on any train on Saturdays, Sundays, Easter Monday & Bank Holiday Mondays.
  • Plus, you can make the most of your ticket and stop off at any one of our stations on your way home at no extra cost. A great way to see and do more!
  • Save money by using your railcard when buying a Weekender Ticket. Visit our railcards page to find out more.

Terms & Conditions


You can buy tickets in advance or immediately before travel. They are available from our ticket offices, online or from our ticket vending machines.

Check your journey to see if the Weekender ticket is available. 


GroupSave discounts are not available with the Weekender.

When and where the ticket can be used

  • All travel must be completed between Friday and Sunday (or the Monday if it’s a Bank holiday) of the same weekend.
  • Outward travel is valid on Fridays after 9.30am or anytime Saturdays. Also the Sunday of a Bank Holiday weekend.
  • Return travel is valid at anytime on Saturdays or Sundays, and also the Monday of a Bank holiday weekend.
  • No outward break of journey is allowed. You can break your journey on your return journey.
  • Tickets are valid to return the same day but day returns will normally be cheaper. 
  • Not valid for journeys wholly within the London Zones 1-6 area.  
All the other usual terms and conditions apply. See

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