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About Great Western Railway

Great Western Railway is a popular train company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest Great Western Railway tickets by searching Overall, Great Western Railway serves one train route, connecting 1 cities in one country. To cover all these routes Great Western Railway runs an average of 8 trips per day and 8 trips per month. These train trips range in price from $32.10 to $89.52 based on a variety of factors.

Contact Great Western Railway

Phone number: GB: 0345 7000 125


Great Western Railway train coverage

Daily Trips8

Great Western Railway train amenities

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Extra legroomExtra legroom
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Great Western Railway Train Guide & FAQs

Do Great Western Railway trains have WiFi?

Yes, Great Western Railway offers WiFi on their trains. Although most trips with Great Western Railway will have WiFi as advertised, some trains might not come equipped with WiFi and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a movie just to play it safe. Great Western Railway WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends; you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge watch your favorite show.

Are there power outlets or USB plugs on the train?

Great Western Railway provides both regular power outlets and USB outlets on board their train trips. This helps ensure to ensure your electronics never run out of power. Your laptop can be juicing up while your phone stays charged as well. Of course, even with all these options, it’s possible that a Great Western Railway vehicle might have an issue with its power supply, so to cover that situation bring a charged power bank.

What is Great Western Railway's schedule?

On a typical day, Great Western Railway has 8 scheduled train trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.

Can you pick up will call tickets at the station?

Yes, Great Western Railway offers the option to purchase will call tickets. Will call tickets are an option that allows you to book the tickets ahead of time online, then pick up the tickets from an agent or kiosk once you arrive at the station. Note that you will need to bring the confirmation information you received when you made your ticket purchase. If you choose to use the will call ticket option with Great Western Railway, please make sure to bring the same credit card you used to purchase the tickets with you when you pick them up.

Do you need an ID to get on the train?

No, Great Western Railway does not require an ID to board its trains at this time. Of course, it is always a good idea to carry a government-issued ID whenever you hit the road.

What are Great Western Railway’s COVID-19 policies?

Visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide to view the most up-to-date information about Great Western Railway’s cleaning protocols and adjusted ticket change policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Are there bathrooms on Great Western Railway trains?

No, there are no bathrooms available on Great Western Railway trains. Though there are no bathrooms onboard, typically breaks are scheduled in the itinerary to allow passengers to use bathroom facilities along the way.

Are meals or beverages available?

Great Western Railway provides snacks to satisfy your hunger during your travels. Be sure to pack a credit card and some cash in case you get hungry. Don’t worry about being parched while traveling with Great Western Railway as they offer a beverage service to make sure you stay hydrated. Though we always recommend bringing a reusable water bottle with you to make sure you have water within easy reach and help reduce unnecessary plastic waste.

Do you have to print your Great Western Railway ticket?

Yes, Great Western Railway requires that all passengers have printed tickets to board the train. When you book with Wanderu and activate your account, you will be able to easily find and download your tickets for most trains.

Does Great Western Railway offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

Great Western Railway goes the extra distance to deliver premium features to its customers.

Do you find yourself squished in a regular seat or just love having extra room to sprawl out? Well you’re in luck as Great Western Railway offers extra legroom seating. Since there is no standard of what extra legroom is, the extra space you get may vary between train lines, but getting extra is always good.