thetrainline times and tickets

thetrainline times and tickets

1,000,000 - 5,000,000 downloads

Add this app to your lists is the UK’s leading independent train ticket retailer. This is our award winning train times and tickets app for all your rail travel needs.

View live train departure, arrival and platform information – the same as you would at any national rail station. You can say goodbye to paper tickets – we now offer mobile barcode "mTickets" on selected routes so you get your train ticket sent straight to your mobile phone.

With’s app you can check train times and find out what platform your train leaves from all on your phone – no need to queue in a line in front of the station live departure boards anymore. Buy tickets up to 10 minutes before you travel for all train operators to all national rail destinations; then collect your train tickets from one of any of over 1000 rail stations or try the new mobile barcode tickets.
And you can still get the same great savings on train tickets as you would on our website.
We love trains and we’re confident this is the only app you need for all your train travel needs!

Check Train Times:

• Live Trains - Access live departure and arrival information including platform numbers for all trains from National Rail.

• View the live progress of your train and see which stations it calls at as well as any delays on your train line or, changes to train times and platform numbers.

• View your ‘next train home’. The app finds the nearest station to where you are and lists the departure times of the next trains to your home station.

• Easily identify the train which gets you to your destination soonest with our new “Fastest” feature.

Your one stop train journey planner:

• See recent and save favourite journeys on your home screen – making it easy to re-use common rail journeys and stations

• See nearby stations in a list or on a map and access the live departure boards using your phone's location services.

• View station information including maps.

Buy train tickets on the go:

• Buy train tickets up until 10 minutes before boarding the train and collect from over 1000 stations.

• Create an account and book the same range of train tickets as on website.

• Save your preferred payment card making it simple to buy again without having to hunt out your card details.

Find our app useful?
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Recently changed in this version

Mobile Barcode Tickets are now greater than ever. Flexible mTickets are now available from Harrogate – York – Newcastle – Hexham with many more routes coming soon.

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Have a safe and pleasant journey!

Comments and ratings for thetrainline times and tickets
  • (53 stars)

    by Kamila Wegrzyn on 21/11/2014

    Can't find any results, even the route frequently used by me. Wasting time.

  • (53 stars)

    by Chris Emerson on 19/11/2014

    Get a cheaper price at the station so why bother, or just use national rail app. No fee

  • (53 stars)

    by Harry Barnes on 19/11/2014

    Email given doesn't work.

  • (53 stars)

    by Adam Clarke on 19/11/2014

    I would be lost without this app,seriously it saves me roughly a tenner every time in use it, where else in life does that happen....cheers dev!!

  • (53 stars)

    by Michael McAndrew on 19/11/2014

    Good user interface but it never allows me to pay always stating there was a server error no matter if I'm using 4G or my home WiFi

  • (53 stars)

    by Minnie Alam on 19/11/2014

    Great for checking my useless daily train service. The live departures facility is a really helpful tool

  • (53 stars)

    by donna swain on 19/11/2014

    Good app never had problems