Duo Ticket Terms and Conditions


  • A Standard Class return ticket for two people travelling together, with discount applied to second ticket when purchased with a full priced fare.
  • Both customers must travel together at all times.
  • This ticket can be purchased in advance or immediately before travel.
  • Valid for a single or day return journey to London.
  • Chiltern Duo Return tickets are valid for outward travel on the date shown on the ticket and until 04:29 the following morning.
  • Outward travel is not allowed on trains timed to arrive into London before 11:30 on weekdays. No restrictions on weekend travel.
  • Not valid to travel on trains timed to depart London between 16:00 and 19:00 (also before 08:30, but this is not particularly relevant as they are not able to get to London before 11:30).
  • Return travel must be on the same day as the outward travel.
  • Available on Chiltern Railways and connecting Chiltern Railways services to London Marylebone. Origin stations eligible for Duo Tickets include Kidderminster, Stourbridge Junction, Cradley Heath, Rowley Regis, Smethwick Galton Bridge, The Hawthorns, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham Snow Hill, Birmingham Moor Street, Acocks Green, Olton, Solihull, Widney Manor, Dorridge, Lapworth, Hatton, Warwick Parkway, Warwick, Leamington Spa, Banbury, Kings Sutton, Bicester North, Oxford Parkway, Islip and Bicester Village.
  • Oxford station is not included as an origin station. Oxford Parkway is advised as the alternative.
  • Northbound journeys from London Marylebone as origin station are not included.
  • Duo tickets are not available for stations between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and London Marylebone or Haddenham & Thame and London Marylebone.
  • A break of journey is allowed with this ticket, as described in the National Rail Conditions of Travel, and subject to the time restrictions applicable to the ticket(s).
  • Available to purchase via the Chiltern Railways website and mobile app – free to download from Apple App Store and Google Play – or through other online retailers and train company telesales offices, from ticket offices and travel centres, self-service ticket machines at stations and rail-appointed travel agents.
  • Tickets are refundable and amendable up to the date of departure, subject to an administration fee.
  • No child, railcard or group discounts apply.

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