Mobile tickets

With mobile e-Tickets, spend less time queuing at the station and have more time for yourself.

Go from booking to boarding on most GWR journeys in just a few easy steps, plus benefit from:

Cheap train tickets

Cheap train tickets

Choose from a greater range of fares, plus no booking fees

Book on the go

Book on the go

Buy your train ticket up to 10 minutes before your departure*

One wallet

Paperless tickets

You don’t need to worry about multiple tickets, or them getting lost or damaged

Simply download or update the GWR app now and be more mobile.


GWR Mobile e-Ticket example

How mobile e-Tickets work

  • book your ticket from our app or website
  • choose ‘Download a mobile ticket’ as your delivery option if available
  • open your mobile e-Ticket from ‘My Tickets’ within our app – no need to activate it
  • hold your device against the reader to open the ticket gate*

Where they can be used

Available on single and return fares on most GWR routes*, as well as:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • Southern
  • South Western Railway
  • West Midlands Railway

GWR mobile app
Plan your journey door-to-door

Our free app is a faster way to plan, book and check your journey.

Discover the GWR app

GWR App door to door journey planning example


Download our FAQs on mobile e-Tickets