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What Is The First Transpennine Express

Which Cities Does It Service

Train Services

Transpennine Express First Class And Its Benefits

Taking Your Bike On The Train

Student Discounts

Railcards

Popular Routes

Train Service To Manchester Airport

List Of Train Stations

Football Grounds

UK Holiday Destinations

Transpennine Express WiFi

Train Tickets And Prices

Types Of Tickets

Pre Book Train Tickets

 

What Is The First Transpennine Express

The Transpennine Express service is an Intercity train service that connects various towns, villages and cities across the Pennines in the North of England. It also offers a regular train service to Manchester Airport throughout the day. If you are wishing to travel by train throughout the North of England, then the Transpennine Express train service is the perfect choice for you and will offer a service to suit your needs and requirements.

 

Which Cities Does The Transpennine Express Service

The Transpennine Express service connects many great Northern cities and the following cities are just a few:

Doncaster, Hull, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield and York.

First Transpennine Express Railway Services

There are approximately 300 services in operation every single day which serve over 100 stations. These services connect passengers across the Pennines and further afield to Scotland.

Transpennine Express First Class

The First Transpennine Express service offers passengers the opportunity to travel First Class. The First Class section of the train is usually located in Coach C and C&F. Any passengers wishing to travel in the First Class section of the train must hold a valid ticket that allows them to travel First Class. The First Class carriage are clearly marked on the doors of the tarin and also on the head covers of the seats.

Transpennine Express First Class Benefits

The benefits of travelling First Class include complimentary tea, coffee, water and Biscuits.

Please Note: This only applies on services that has catering provided.

Taking Your Bike On The Train

If you wish to take your bike on the train, you should call and ensure that there is space available for the time of your travel. Each train has 2 designated spaces for bikes and if you do not pre-book your space for your bike in advance, you can turn up on the day but it is purely on a first come first served basis.

If you wish to pre-book your bike space for your train journey, you can do so by calling the reservation team on the following telephone number: 0345 600 1674

First Transpennine Express Student Discounts

Transpennine Express offer students the opportunity to save even more on their rail travel when holding a valid student railcard. Students can save up to 50% on

Student Railcard

The student railcard is a great way to save money on your rail travel. And this can be used for journeys on the Transpennine Express. If you are aged 16-25 or over and in full time education, you are eligible for the Student Railcard.

Railcards

Railcards are a great way for passengers to save money on their rail travel. There are several railcards available for several different groups of people. All of the railcards offer big savings on your train travel as well as additional saving on tickets for events, attractions, restaurants and days out.

Student Railcard

Senior Railcard

Family & Friends

Disabled Persons Railcard

Two Together Railcard

Popular Transpennine Express Routes

As we mentioned previously, the Transpennine Express train service links a large number of cities and towns throughout the North of England. This means that there are a large number of routes across the Pennines and also in to Scotland. Some of the most popular routes include:

Newcastle to Liverpool – Liverpool to Newcastle

Leeds to Manchester – Manchester to Leeds

Manchester to Edinburgh and Glasgow

Liverpool to Manchester – Manchester to Liverpool

The Transpennine Express Service To Manchester Airport

First Transpennine ExpressThe Transpennine Express operates a train service that connects passengers direct with Manchester Airport from a large number of towns and cities in the North of England. The airport service is a great way to travel to and from the airport without the hassle of driving and parking. The service runs at regular times throughout the day and night during both week days and weekend. This service is perfect if you wish to travel to the airport and then stay at one of the Manchester Airport Hotels close by.  

 

 

Train Stations

Below is a list of train station that the Transpennine Express train serve.

Adlington

Althorpe

Arnside

Bare Lane

Barnetby

Barrow-in-Furness

Birchwood

Blackpool

Blackrod

Bolton

Brough

Buckshaw Parkway

Burnage

Burneside

Cark and Cartmel

Carlisle

Carnforth

Carstairs

Chester le Street

Chinley

Chorley

Cleethorpes

Conisbrough

Cross Gates

Crowle

Dalton

Darlington

Dewsbury

Doncaster

Dore & Totley

Durham

East Didsbury

Edinburgh

Garforth

Gatley

Gilberdyke

Glasgow

Grange-over-Sands

Grimsby Town

Habrough

Hatfield & Stainforth

Haymarket

Heald Green

Horwich Parkway

Howden

Huddersfield

Hull

Irlam

Kendal

Kents Bank

Kirk Sandall

Kirkham & Wesham

Lake District

Lancaster

Layton

Leeds

Leyland

Liverpool

Liverpool Airport

Lockerbie

Lostock

Malton

Manchester

Manchester Airport

Mauldeth Road

Meadowhall

Mexborough

Middlesbrough

Morecambe

Motherwell

Newcastle

Newton-le-Willows

Northallerton

Oxenholme

Penrith

Poulton-le-Fylde

Preston

Roose

Rotherham Central

Salford Crescent

Scarborough

Scunthorpe

Seamer

Selby

Sheffield

Silverdale

South Milford

Stalybridge

Staveley

Stockport

Swinton

Thirsk

Thornaby

Thorne South

Ulverston

Warrington

Widnes

Wigan

Windermere

Yarm

York

Many of the stations above are part of the famous Transpennine Ale Trail.

Football Grounds

The Transpennine Express train network covers over 20 football grounds throughout the North of England and these include Premiership and Championship teams such as Manchester United, Liverpool, Newcastle, Leeds United, Huddersfield, Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United. Other lower division clubs such as Halifax and York are also on the network. If you follow football, these train routes and services could be the perfect option for your travel to and from the games.

UK Holiday Destinations

Some of the UK’s top Northern holiday destinations are covered on the Transpennine Rail network. Great destinations such as the Lake District, Scarborough and Blackpool can all be easily accessed by train. If you are thinking of visiting any of these destinations for a holiday or short break, it is worthwhile taking a quick look to see if there are any special offers or deals available for the dates you wish to travel.

Transpennine Express WiFi

It is now possible to connect to FREE unlimited WiFi at a select number of train station on the Transpennine Routes. If you wish to use the FREE WiFi at any of the station, you need to look for the ‘O2WiFi’ signs.

The following train station now offer the FREE WiFi service:

Huddersfield – Manchester Airport – Middlesbrough – Selby – Stalybridge – Warrington Central

Transpennine Train Tickets And Prices

There are several different types of tickets available for travelling on the Transpennine Express trains and routes and obviously the prices are determined by many different factors. The routes, times and dates of travel, age of person(s) travelling will all have a an influence on the price you pay for your train ticket(s). Travelling at ‘Off Peak’ time will also be cheaper than travelling at ‘Peak’ time and these are all factors that you yourself should take into consideration when planning your journey.

Types Of Tickets

Advanced – Off Peak – Anytime – Season Tickets – Railcards – Children – mTickets (Mobile) – Self Print – Group Travel

Children: Up to 2 Children under the age of 5 can travel FREE of charge when accompanied with a passenger holding a valid ticket.

Pre Book Train Tickets

As with most travel services, the sooner you book, the better deals you get and if you pre-book your Transpennine Express train tickets in advance online, you will receive the best deals and can save over 50% on your train tickets.

Booking your tickets online is very simple and you can then collect your tickets from the train station on the day of travel. If you book your tickets online, you will need to take the same credit or debit card to the station that you used to purchase your tickets, in order to collect them.

Book Your Tickets Now

Transpennine Express Seating Plan : https://www.tpexpress.co.uk/your-journey/on-board/seats-and-seating-plans/ – https://www.tpexpress.co.uk/your-journey/train-timetables/

First Transpennine Express Timetable

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