Booking tickets in advance

Book early to get our best deals.

Booking three months in advance

Service Availability
Saturday services Until Saturday 30 June*
Sunday services Until Sunday 1 July*
Weekday services Until Friday 6 July*

*Reservations aren’t open yet on the following dates:

Monday to Friday
  • public holiday Monday 28 May for all GWR services
  • Monday 14 May until Thursday 17 May, Monday 4 June until Thursday 7 June and Tuesday 12 June until Thursday 14 June, between London and South West England
  • Monday 18 June until Friday 6 July between London and South Wales (excluding Bristol Parkway services)
Saturday
  • Saturday 5 May between Cardiff and Portsmouth
  • Saturday 5 May and Saturdays from 16 June to 30 June between London and South Wales
  • Saturday 26 May for the majority of GWR services (only between London to West of England can be reserved)
Sunday
  • Sunday 27 May for the majority of GWR services (only between London to West of England can be reserved)
  • Sunday 10 June between London and West of England
  • Sundays from 17 June to 1 July between London and South Wales, and between London and Oxford/North Cotswolds

Booking six months in advance

GWR are now able to offer an extended booking period for journeys between London/Reading and any GWR served station between Taunton and Penzance (including the Night Riviera Sleeper service), including all local routes in Devon and Cornwall.

Reservations are now available on these journeys on the following dates:

Availability
Friday 13 July 2018
Monday 6 August to Friday 24 August 2018
Friday 31 August 2018
Monday 3 September to Thursday 27 September 2018
Saturdays 7 July to 14 July inclusive, 11 August to 8 September 2018 inclusive
Sundays 8 July, 12 August to 9 September 2018 inclusive

Also weekday travel for Journeys between London/Reading and any GWR served station between Newport and Swansea. Reservations are now available on these journeys on the following dates:

Monday 9 July to Thursday 27 September 2018 (except Monday 27 August)
We don't expect our timetable to change on these dates, but check your journey one week before you travel.