Travel from just £5 as GWR launches its January sale

Friday 05th January 2018

Save as much as 83%

200,000 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 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?

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

  • Oxford from £5
  • Hereford from £5
  • Worcester from £5
  • Swindon from £5
  • Bath Spa from £8
  • Plymouth from £12
  • Taunton from £12
  • Penzance from £12

Save as much as 83% compared to the cost of an Off Peak Single between Bristol Temple Meads and Reading, or 83% between Exeter St Davids and London Paddington. 

Available to purchase from today, Friday 5 January until Friday 19 January, the discounted Advance Single fares can be used to travel from Sunday 21 January through to Wednesday 28 March.

Travel on a brand new Intercity Express Train to some of the UK’s top attractions and most picturesque destinations, or any GWR service across the GWR network, which serves over 280 stations across 10 counties and South Wales.

First Class Advance Single fares are also available. Why not take advantage of £20 fares between Hereford and Worcester and London Paddington; and £30 fares between Cornwall and London Paddington.

GWR is offering 160,000 reduced cost Standard Advance Single fares and 40,000 First Class Advance Single tickets, available to purchase from our website, through our mobile app or from ticket offices. 

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. 

Purchase your cheap ticket now from

Terms and conditions

  • Book until 19 January for travel between 21 January 2018 and 28 March 2018
  • Tickets must be purchased at least 17 days before travel
  • 200,000 seats available as of 4 January 2018
  • Advance Single fares only
  • Subject to availability and may not be available at certain times
  • Not valid with other offers
  • Selected routes only
  • Full terms and conditions at 
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.