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About Grand Central

Grand Central is a popular train company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest Grand Central tickets by searching Overall, Grand Central serves 4 routes, connecting 2 cities in one country. To cover all these routes Grand Central runs an average of 2 trips per day and 4 trips per month. These train trips range in price from $68.70 to $166.00 based on a variety of factors.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Do Grand Central trains have WiFi?

Yes, Grand Central offers WiFi on their trains. Although most trips with Grand Central 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. Grand Central 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?

Grand Central 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 Grand Central's schedule?

On a typical day, Grand Central has 2 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, Grand Central 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 Grand Central, 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, Grand Central 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.

Are there bathrooms on Grand Central trains?

No, there are no bathrooms available on Grand Central 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?

Grand Central 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 Grand Central 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 Grand Central ticket?

Yes, Grand Central 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 Grand Central offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

Grand Central 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.

Cheap Grand Central tickets recently found on Wanderu

With 2 Grand Central trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Grand Central tickets start at just $68.70. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users.

Hartlepool to Liverpool
Travel dateSat Feb 8
Lowest price68.7
London to Edinburgh
Travel dateWed Feb 5
Lowest price166