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Upgrade to First Class

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Sometimes our trains are quieter than we’d like during the week. So, we’ve got together with the team at Seatfrog to give you the chance to bid on a First Class seat - seamlessly from your mobile phone.

Think of it as paying for an advance ticket, but at the last minute. All you need is a Standard Class ticket, bought direct from us at GWR.

1. Download the Seatfrog App

2. Pick your train

We’ll show you what upgrades are available.

3. Place your bid

Everyone who wants a seat will need a valid Standard Class ticket.

4. If you win

We’ll take payment and send your upgrade straight to your phone.

We’ll whisk you away in style.

  • lounges at Paddington, Cardiff Central, Penzance and Truro
  • complimentary drinks and snacks
  • spacious reclining seats and free Wi-Fi
  • tables and power sockets at every seat

Useful travel tips

How to get cheap tickets

Want to save some money? Use our tips to get cheap train tickets.

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Use a Railcard and get a 1/3 off train tickets.

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GWR app

Download our free mobile app to plan your journey and store your train tickets.

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Luggage allowances

Think carefully about what you need before your journey.

Check our luggage allowances