Business travel

Business train travel shouldn’t be a chore. In fact, with Great Western Railway, you can sit back, relax and enjoy our top facilities and services. With more seats, more space, and Wi-Fi throughout the train*, travel time doesn't have to be wasted time.

Wi-Fi on board

If you need to work on-the-go – fear not. We offer Wi-Fi on most of our train services to help you stay connected. So, whether you’re a remote worker travelling to a meeting or need to send an email before you reach the office, you can. There are also plenty of plug sockets throughout our trains so you won’t have to worry about running out of power.

Find out more about our free Wi-Fi here.

Travel information

Need to meet a client? Can’t be late? Then keep up-to-date with all the latest travel information. Check train times, find out about disruptions and get essential journey advice.

Find out more here.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter too for instant updates at @GWRHelp.

Food and drink

Whether you want to get a bite to eat before work or are feeling hungry after a busy day in the office – we provide a selection of food and drink. Locally sourced snacks are available on most services and there’s plenty of choice.

Find out more about our full range of on board services here.

Business Direct – booking made easy

With Business Direct, you can book online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with no booking fees:

  • our lowest fare finder saves you time and money
  • pay by credit card or Direct Debit**
  • no more need to manage expenses
  • access our dedicated business team; Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 18:00

Tickets can be collected at any station with a ticket machine, or sent by 1st Class post for no extra cost.

Manage your account online

  • manage your business travel online and control your budget
  • keep a close eye on how much you’re spending on business travel
  • manage multiple users, so booking can be made by more than one person

To open a Business Direct account, please email the team at: gwrbusinessdirect@GWR.com, or call us on 03457 000 125.


*Based on an increase of over 20% in train seats in April 2018 compared with the same period in 2017. Correct as of 27/04/18. Selected routes only. Wifi terms and conditions apply. Power sockets available on selected rolling stock only. For full terms and conditions visit GWR.com.

** annual £275 fee charged by Rail Delivery Group if you pay by Direct Debit.

Business Direct is the simple and convenient way to book and manage business rail travel across Britain.

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