Travel from just £5 as GWR launches its January sale - save as much as 79%

Wednesday 11th January 2017

400,000 low cost tickets are now available as train operator Great Western Railway launches its January sale.

Hurry now to take advantage of limited low cost £5, £10 or £15 fares to travel across the Great Western network.

Feel the need for a weekend away? Did you not get the chance to catch up properly over Christmas?

Save as much as 77% compared to the cost of an Off Peak Single between Bristol and London Paddington; or 79% between Plymouth and Paddington, and 77% between Exeter and London Paddington.

Available to purchase from today until 25 January, the discounted Advance Single fares can be used to travel from Monday 23 January through to Friday 24 March.

Travel to some of the UK’s top attractions and most picturesque destinations across the GWR network which serves over 280 stations across 10 counties and South Wales.

Do you want to save money? Travel between London Paddington and:

  • Oxford for just £5
  • North Cotswolds for just £5
  • Swindon for just £10
  • Cheltenham Spa for just £10
  • Bristol/Bath for just £10
  • Exeter/Penzance for just £15
  • Cardiff/Swansea for just £15

First Class Advance Single fares are available from £25 between Oxford and London Paddington; to £39 between Cornwall and London Paddington.

GWR is offering 300,000 reduced cost Standard Advance Single fares and 100,000 First Class Advance Single tickets, available to purchase from our website, through our mobile app or from ticket offices. Promotional fares must be bought a minimum of 17 days in advance of travel.

The GWR network stretches from London Paddington in the east to Cornwall and the south west; Bristol and South Wales; Gloucester; Oxfordshire and the South Cotswolds as well as parts of Surrey and West Sussex.

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Terms and conditions

  • Promotional fares are for Advance Single tickets only
  • Available to purchase from 6 January 2017 until 23:59 on 23 January 2017 for travel from 21 January 2017 to 23:59 on 24 March 2017
  • Promotional fares must be bought a minimum of 17 days in advance of travel
  • 400,000 seats available as of 6 January 2017 (300,000 Standard Class & 100,000 First Class)
  • Promotional fares are subject to quota-controlled availability, and will be valid for the booked GWR service(s) only
  • Maximum of 9 persons per booking
  • Promotional fares are subject to availability and may not be available at some peak times and are not valid with any other offer
  • Advance Single ticket terms and conditions apply except as varied by these promotional terms and conditions
  • Advance Single (one-way) tickets are non-refundable, except where permitted under the terms of the National Rail Conditions of Travel
  • Child concession of 50% applies for customers aged 5-15 inclusive, but no Railcards or any other concessionary scheme applies
  • Customers may not start, break and resume, or end their journey at any intermediate station except to change to/from connecting trains as shown on the ticket(s)
  • These tickets will not be valid for travel on other train operator’s services, or on dates or times other than as shown on the ticket
  • GWR's decisions relating to this promotion are final. These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law
  • The promoter is First Greater Western Limited, company number 05113733, registered at Milford House, 1 Milford Street, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 1HL ("GWR")

Notes to editors

Great Western Railway (GWR) provides high speed, commuter, regional and branch line train services. We help over 100 million passengers reach their destinations every year - across South Wales, the West Country, the Cotswolds, and large parts of Southern England.

We’re currently seeing the biggest investment in the network since Brunel so we can offer more trains, more seats, and shorter, more frequent journeys and continue the network’s heritage of helping connect more businesses to new and prosperous markets. Through a series of initiatives we aim to be a good neighbour to the communities we serve and are committed to making a positive social impact in those regions. Learn how we're Building a Greater West at GWR is a FirstGroup company.