LNER summer 2024 ticket sale: Train tickets for journeys to and from summer destinations across the country go on sale this week as travellers urged to book in advance

Hundreds of thousands of LNER summer 2024 tickets will go on sale this week as travellers are urged to book in advance.

LNER is placing hundreds of thousands of tickets on sale for summer 2024 which will help customers to plan and book ahead for the best value fares for their summer day trips and staycations.

Tickets for many LNER weekday and weekend services up to and including Friday, September 6, 2024 will be available from Thursday, April 4, 2024.

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According to data obtained from LNER, more than 6,000,000 journeys were made between June and August 2023, which is a nine per cent increase on the same period the previous year. From nearly 1,000 miles from the scenic Scottish Highlands, through North East England, Yorkshire, the East Midlands and London Kings Cross, LNER also offers many destinations to discover and explore.

Train travelling through the Scottish Borders. (Pic credit: LNER)Train travelling through the Scottish Borders. (Pic credit: LNER)
Train travelling through the Scottish Borders. (Pic credit: LNER)

Some of the top summer routes in 2023 were: Edinburgh to London Kings Cross; Leeds to London Kings Cross; York to London Kings Cross; Newcastle upon Tyne to London Kings Cross; Peterborough to London Kings Cross; Stevenage to London Kings Cross and Grantham to London Kings Cross.

With summer staycations proving to be very popular, travellers who use LNER are encouraged to book in advance and book direct for summer 2024.

LNER Family Tickets offer travel for up to two adults and four children for one fixed price. Booking directly with LNER also means customers have no booking fee and are kept up to date with access to live journey alerts, while they can also credit for future journeys by signing up to LNER’s loyalty scheme LNER Perks. Deal Finder - exclusive feature to the LNER app - provides destination inspiration and value deals.

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Commercial director at LNER, David Flesher, said: “At LNER, we are continuing to attract more people to rail than ever before, and we are looking forward to the summer season.

“Rail, of course, is one of the most sustainable forms of public transport and we are proud to connect dozens of towns and cities across our route.

“We know it’s more important than ever for our customers to get the best value, and with tickets going on sale now, it means people can plan ahead and look forward to that special summer trip, memory-making days out or catching up with family and friends.”

On board the train, LNER customers can order locally sourced food and drink with complimentary at-seat service in First Class. Customers in Standard also have a wide range of refreshments to choose from that are delivered directly to their seat using LNER’s Let’s Eat At Your Seat service.

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