Off-Peak Tickets

Cheapest flexible train tickets.

Get plenty of choice for when you travel and it’s cheaper by simply avoiding the morning and evening rush hours throughout the week.

  • Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak are available as single and returns
  • You can return within one calendar month and, to help you get home on a night out, a return is valid until 04:30 the following morning
  • Weekends and bank holidays are entirely Off-Peak, so you can travel on any train at any time on Saturdays and Sundays
  • Super Off-Peak tickets are even cheaper, but some further time restrictions apply
  • Singles are great for matching with Advance tickets if you need a bit more flexibility for when you leave or return
  • Railcard discounts apply, making it even cheaper
  • Some routes have first class Off-Peak tickets, but don’t worry if you can’t get one - at weekends you can upgrade on-board for just £15 return
  • Three or four people travelling together can get a GroupSave discount with an Off-Peak ticket, so just two people pay, saving you up to 50%

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Ticket Type Days Routes Travel Times Notes

Off- Peak day return

Monday-Friday Journeys within Travel for West Midlands area You can use this ticket for travel from 0930 but not between 1635 and 1800 if travelling from Birmingham New St, Moor St, Snow Hill, Five Ways or Jewellery Quarter No evening peak restrictions apply on these tickets when travelling to or beyond Hereford, Shrewsbury, Stafford or Northampton

Off-Peak day return

Saturday, Sundays and Bank Holidays Journeys within Travel for West Midlands area You can use this ticket for travel all day on Saturdays, Sundays or Bank Holidays

Daytripper

Monday - Friday Journeys within Travel for West Midlands area You can use this ticket for travel from 0930. No evening peak restrictions apply to this ticket This ticket is valid for one day's off-peak travel throughout the Travel for West Midlands area

Daytripper

Saturday, Sundays and Bank Holidays Journeys within Travel for West Midlands area You can use this ticket for Travel all day on Saturdays, Sundays, or Bank Holidays This ticket is valid for one day's off-peak travel throughout the Travel for West Midlands

Evening Fares

Monday -Sunday Journeys within Travel for West Midlands area Travel with evening fares is valid from 1830 Single traveller and group fares are available
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Choose how to receive your ticket

  • Store mobile tickets on your device and present at station barriers and on-board. With e-tickets you’ll also get a PDF as a back up if you prefer to have something you can print
  • Collect pre-purchased tickets within 15 minutes from the self-service machines at the station - you’ll need your booking reference and a credit card
  • First class post - please allow five working days
  • Collect from a staffed ticket office with your booking reference and proof of identification

To make it easy and often cheaper for you, we work with other transport companies to provide connecting travel tickets; including:

  • London Travelcards - unlimited travel on the underground and bus services in around London for around £5 extra
  • Plusbus - unlimited bus and tram travel on participating operators
  • nNetwork - for unlimited travel within the Network West Midlands zones on rail, Metro and buses