CrossCountry Trains have the most extensive rail network franchise in the UK, stretching from Aberdeen to Penzance, and from Stansted to Cardiff and provide express and long distance rail services between many major towns and cities outside London.


About CrossCountry Trains

CrossCountry is a Train Operating Company of the UK owned by the Arriva Group. The CrossCountry route covers around 1,400 miles and calls at over 100 stations. On board facilities for first class travellers include reclining seats, more leg room, power points, complementary refreshments* & snacks, a complimentary newspaper* and even an on board host*. *Not available on all routes.


CrossCountry's Route

CrossCountry provide services to and from many popular UK destinations including...

  • Scotland: rail services to and from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and Aberdeen
  • The South and South West of England and Wales: rail services to and from Cardiff, Bristol, Exeter, Bournemouth, Reading, Southampton and Plymouth.
  • The North and the Midlands: rail services to and from Sheffield, Newcastle, Manchester, and Birmingham

CrossCountry Trains Network Map (©CrossCountry Trains)


CrossCountry Airport Connections

CrossCountry also provides rail airport connections across the UK including rail services to and from Birmingham International, Southampton Airport Parkway, Manchester Airport and London Stansted. CrossCountry run direct services to Southampton and other destinations with ferry ports nearby.


CrossCountry Customer Service Contact Details

Primary Tel: 03447 369 123 (Option 3)


CrossCountry Trains Limited
18 The Priory Queensway, Birmingham
B4 6BS


Cycle Reservations Tel: 0844811 0124
Assisted Travel Tel: 03448110125


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