First TransPennine Express Train Ticket Prices, Timetables and Reservations

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Travel in comfort and style for less along the West and East Coasts of England or across the Pennines with First TransPennine Express

First TransPennine Express runs inter-city train services on three main routes across the North of England.

First TransPennine Express Trains link Liverpool and Manchester with Leeds, York and the North East, with Sheffield and Doncaster, and with the Lake District and beyond.

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FIRST TRANSPENNINE EXPRESS TRAINS operates inter-city train services across the North of England, from the East Coast to the Lake District, from the North East to Yorkshire, and across Lancashire to Merseyside.

Major towns and cities served by TransPennine Express include Newcastle, Middlesbrough, York, Scarborough, Hull, Leeds, Huddersfield, Doncaster, Sheffield, Preston, Manchester, Manchester International Airport and Liverpool.

TransPennine Express is one of the few train operating companies in the United Kingdom running 24 hours a day, including through New Years Eve night. For example, trains run between York and Manchester Airport at least every three hours every night of the week.

First TransPennine Express offers a wide range of tickets - single, return, off peak, advance purchase and season for both First and Standard Class customers. There are ticket options to suit all types of traveller and all are able to purchased online with Rail Saver.

Cycles are carried free on all TransPennine trains but space cycles is limited and must be reserved in advance.

Wheelchair access is available on all TransPennine Express trains. Dedicated areas are provided for wheelchairs and all of their trains carry their own wheelchair ramp.

Tavelling with First TransPennine Express is faster than by car and easier than by plane - so just relax, put your feet up and watch the world go by!

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About First TransPennine Express Trains

First TransPennine Express is a joint operation between First Group and Keolis and operates regular regional services in the north, including services linking the west and east coasts of England across the Pennines

First TransPennine Express also operates services from Blackpool, Barrow-in-Furness and Windermere to Preston, Bolton, Manchester and Manchester Airport; and from Glasgow and Edinburgh to Carlisle, Penrith, Oxenholme (for the Lake District), Lancaster, Preston, Bolton and Manchester.

Facilities on First TransPennine Express Trains

Luggage and storage

First TransPennine Express trains have standard storage facilities for luggage in addition to a dedicated area for transporting up to two bicycles. Space can be reserved in advance by contacting the train operator directly.


Catering is available on core routes including Manchester Picadilly to York, Doncaster and Preston from 0700 - 1900 Monday to Friday, and on all Scottish services (Manchester Picadilly to Glasgow and Edinburgh) between 0700 - 1900.

First Class Benefits

First Class accommodation is avaialble on all First TransPennine Express trains, offering complimentary drinks and biscuits. Discounted First Class upgrades are available from the conductor on the trains during weekends and on bank holidays.

First TransPennine Express Trains Contact Details

Customer Relations
TransPennine Express
Admail 3878 FREEPOST
M1 9YB

Primary Tel: 0845 600 1671 or +44 1752 675641
Cycle Reservations Tel: 0845 600 1674
Assisted Travel Tel: 0800 107 2149

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