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Here at East Midlands Trains we’re working hard to demystify the dark art of train travel

Advance tickets are the cheapest train tickets you can buy, and the earlier you book, the more you can save. These become available 12 weeks ahead your travel date, so get planning and grab yourself a bargain!

Your chosen travel dates not available yet? No problem! Sign up for email alerts and we'll let you know as soon as the cheapest tickets on your chosen route become available. Beat the crowds and get saving. 

To save you even more, we've teamed up with top London attractions to offer EMT customers 2FOR1 entry. All you need to do is download your chosen voucher and present a valid train ticket at the attraction.


Make our nifty less hassle travel app your new favourite travel companion. Buy tickets up to 5 minutes before your train leaves, check departure times, arrivals and platform numbers whilst you're on the go. 

With m-Tickets you can skip the queue and jump straight on board, another great benefit of using our mobile app. We now offer m-Tickets on lots of our routes, with plans to introduce more soon.

Did you know kids under 5 travel free on all our trains? No need to book them a ticket, just hop on board and enjoy your journey as a family. Have a look at our recommended destination guides for inspiration.


Terms and Conditions

Plan & Save: Advanced tickets are available on the London and Liverpool to Norwich route and are normally available up to 12 weeks in advance to purchase at Please note that from 20th May 2018, there are some exceptions to this due to engineering works. Visit for more information. Subject to availability. Terms, conditions and restrictions apply. Best price ticket alerts: Sign up to our email ticket alerts at to receive emails about when selected Advance tickets become available for sale at Subject to availability. Kid’s travel free: Children under the age of 5 travel free of charge therefore no booking is required; however you will unable to make a reservation and a seat cannot be guaranteed. Subject to availability. Travel is less hassle with our app: Buy tickets on the East Midlands Trains app and collect in station at a ticket machine up to 5 minutes before your train leaves. More comfort. Less Breaks. : 125mph speed maximum speed on HST and Median services, not likely to travel at this speed for the duration of the journey. M- tickets: M-Tickets are only available on Advance or Walk Up Fares to/from selected stations on our network (available from Leicester and Loughborough from 4th June). For full list of stations this is available at visit M-tickets need to be activated in the app before boarding the train. If you are unable to display your m-ticket onboard due to low battery, you will need to purchase a new ticket at the full fare. Terms, conditions and restrictions apply. 2 for 1 attractions: this offer is only open to residents and visitors of the British Isles, aged 16 years or over. One adult (or child) is admitted free of charge when accompanied by one adult who pays the full adult price, unless otherwise stated. The offer is obtained upon presentation of a valid voucher and train tickets. For full terms and conditions, visit Subject to availability. Terms, conditions and restrictions apply.