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Advance Single Fares

Book up to 12 weeks in advance for our best value one way fares, with prices from £5.40 between London and Oxford and £6.40 between London and Birmingham. Remember, book through us and we will never charge a booking fee.

Why buy an Advance ticket?

  • Advance tickets are our best value fares with tickets from £5.40 between London and Oxford and £6.40 between London and Birmingham.
     
  • The earlier you book, the cheaper your travel will be.
     
  • You can travel to your destination at the time you specify, giving you the chance to plan your trip ahead of time.
     
  • You can get further savings on an Advance tickets with a railcard.
     
  • Advance fares are generally available 12 weeks ahead.
     
  • To get the best value fares it's best to plan ahead and aim to book at least 3 weeks in advance.
Service Availability
 Saturday services  Until Saturday 04 April 2020 *
 Sunday services  Until Sunday 05 April 2020 *
 Weekday services  Until Friday 17 April 2020 *

 

Please note that Advance tickets are subject to availability. If there aren't any available at your specified time of travel, you can still get great savings from buying Super Off-Peak or Off-Peak tickets.

Restrictions

*Advance tickets for the following dates are either unavailable or limited.

Routes between London Marylebone and Oxford

Restriction Dates
 Closed 26/01. 07/02, 08/02, 09/02, 10/02, 11/02, 12/02, 13/02, 21/03, 22/03,  09/04, 10/04, 11/04, 12/04, 13/04
 Limited 25/01, 01/03, 27/03

 

Routes between London Marylebone and Birmingham

Restriction Dates
Closed 26/01, 07/02, 08/02, 09/02, 10/02, 11/02, 12/02, 13/02, 21/03, 22/03, 16/02, 09/04, 10/04, 11/04, 12/04, 13/04
 Limited 25/01, 01/03, 27/03


Read our terms and conditions for Advance fare tickets here.
 

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Why book with Chiltern Railways?

  • Right on time
  • No booking fee
  • On board wifi
  • We are consistently voted one of the most punctual train companies in the UK
  • We never charge booking, credit or debit card fee. So you'll always get the cheapest Chiltern fares.
  • Our spacious carriages offer plenty of tables, and power points at almost every seat.
  • All Chiltern services offer complimentary Wi-Fi* on board. So you can keep up-to-date.

*WiFi is subject to availability