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About Northern Rail

Northern Rail is a popular train company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest Northern Rail tickets by searching Overall, Northern Rail serves 23 routes, connecting 11 cities in one country. To cover all these routes Northern Rail runs an average of 78 trips per day and 155 trips per month. These train trips range in price from $12.75 to $96.14 based on a variety of factors.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there WiFi onboard Northern Rail?

No, Northern Rail does not offer WiFi at this time. We find that a good book makes the time fly by and streaming services like Netflix allow you download TV shows and movies that you can then watch during your trip. Plan ahead and you will stay entertained during the entire train ride.

Are there power outlets on a Northern Rail train? Are there USB plugs?

Northern Rail doesn’t offer power outlets on their train trips at this time. We suggest you charge up your laptop ahead of time and bring a power pack for your phone to extend its battery life for the duration of the trip. And remember - a good book doesn’t require any power.

Does Northern Rail offer will call tickets, that you pick up at the station?

Yes, Northern Rail offers the option to purchase will call tickets. Northern Rail will call tickets are an option that allows you to book the tickets ahead of time online, then once you arrive at the station, you can pick the tickets up from an agent or kiosk using the confirmation information your recieved when you made your ticket purchase. If you choose to use the will call ticket option with Northern Rail, 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 a Northern Rail train?

No, currently Northern Rail does not require an ID to board the train. Of course, it is always a good idea to carry a government-issued ID whenever you hit the road.

Can you use your phone to board Northern Rail?

No, currently you cannot use your phone to board a Northern Rail train as they require you to have a printed ticket on hand to board.

Are there bathrooms on Northern Rail trains?

No, there are no bathrooms available on Northern Rail train trips. 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 offered onboard Northern Rail trips?

Northern Rail does not offer meals or beverages onboard. We recommend you bring a drink and some snacks for your trip. We also suggest packing a reusable water bottle with you to reduce your impact on the environment. Most carriers, though, do not allow you to bring your own alcoholic drinks.

Do you have to print your Northern Rail ticket?

Northern Rail requires that all passengers have printed tickets to board the train. Are you in a pinch and need to print a ticket? Most copy shops will offer print services on a per-page cost. When you book with Wanderu and activate your account, you will be able to easily find and download your tickets for most carriers on the platform.

Does Northern Rail offer any premium features like extra legroom, movies or TV?

Northern Rail focuses on delivering a great travel experience at a low price and they currently don’t offer any premium features onboard. But these days, between your laptop, tablet, smartphone and e-reader, you’re the master of your own entertainment even on longer journeys.

Cheap Northern Rail ticket deals users recently found on Wanderu.

With 78 Northern Rail trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Northern Rail tickets start at just $12.75. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users. As these bargains are in really high demand, they’re poised to sell out fast and may no longer be available. Chill. As mom used to say in middle school, there’s plenty of fish in the sea. We can help you catch them all!

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