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About TransPennine Express

TransPennine Express is a popular train company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest TransPennine Express tickets by searching Overall, TransPennine Express serves 11 routes, connecting 1 cities in one country. To cover all these routes TransPennine Express runs an average of 27 trips per day and 27 trips per month. These train trips range in price from $15.31 to $84.71 based on a variety of factors.

Contact TransPennine Express

Phone number: GB: 0345 600 1671Email: [email protected]


TransPennine Express train coverage

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TransPennine Express Train Guide & FAQs

Do TransPennine Express trains have WiFi?

Yes, TransPennine Express offers WiFi on their trains. Although most trips with TransPennine Express 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. TransPennine Express 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?

TransPennine Express does not offer power outlets on their trains at this time. We suggest you charge up your laptop ahead of time and bring a power bank for your phone to extend its battery life for the duration of the trip. And remember - a good book doesn’t require any power.

What is TransPennine Express's schedule?

On a typical day, TransPennine Express has 27 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, TransPennine Express 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 TransPennine Express, 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, TransPennine Express 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 TransPennine Express’s COVID-19 policies?

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

Are there bathrooms on TransPennine Express trains?

Yes, there are bathrooms on TransPennine Express trains. The bathrooms are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most bathrooms don’t have running water. As you will be using a bathroom on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Are meals or beverages available?

TransPennine Express 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 TransPennine Express 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 TransPennine Express ticket?

Yes, TransPennine Express 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 TransPennine Express offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

TransPennine Express focuses on delivering a great travel experience at a low price and currently does not offer premium features like extra legroom or onboard entertainment. But these days, between your laptop, tablet, smartphone and e-reader, you’re the master of your own entertainment even on longer journeys.