Booking your tickets in advance can save you money. The earlier you book, the cheaper the tickets. With the best availability starting from 12 weeks before of travel.
You must book by at least 6pm before the day of travel and fares are limited in availability, so they can sell out quickly – it pays to book ahead.
By purchasing an Arriva Trains Wales Advance ticket, you're able to choose the best time to travel at the lowest available fare. Advance fares are available on selected routes across the Arriva Trains Wales network.
With our app you can buy, store securely and use Advance tickets on your phone.
Search ‘ATW Tickets’ in your app store or visit
You can only travel on the date, time and trains you select when you book
Advance tickets can’t be transferred unfortunately, so if you miss your train you'll need to buy a new ticket
If there’s a delay, and you miss a connection, you can take the next available train
You can buy the full range of tickets from staffed ticket offices.
*Average saving in comparison to the equivalent Standard Single fare
Advance tickets are single (one-way) tickets for selected journeys available in First Class and Standard Class, offering the best available price for each journey.
Tickets must be purchased in advance of travel. They are sold in limited numbers and so subject to availability. In general, the further ahead you book, the cheaper the Advance fare will be.
When and where the ticket can be used
Conditions of use
Break of journey
You may not start, break and resume, or end your journey at any intermediate station except to change to/from connecting trains as shown on the ticket(s) or other valid travel itinerary.
Changing the time or date of travel
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