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Travelling with your bike

We recommend that you reserve a bike space whenever you are given the choice.

How to reserve a space

You can make a reservation at any time before your train arrives but spaces are limited, so you should do this as early as you can:

  • in the booking section of your online account at
  • when you book your tickets online
  • by calling 0345 7000 125 (08:00 to 20:00 daily)
  • at your local staffed ticket office

For more information, you can read our guide to taking your bike with GWR (PDF, 427 KB).

If you need assistance with this please message us on Twitter @GWRHelp, Facebook Messenger @GWRUK or on WhatsApp at 07890 608043.

For tickets purchased from please contact them on 0333 202 2222 to add your cycle reservation.

Hiring a bike