Virgin Trains

Virgin Trains

Virgin Trains has been operating for over 12 years and are one of the most experienced train companies in Britain. Virgin Trains' route extends from London all the way to Glasgow in Scotland, connecting the two cities with a journey time of 4.5 hours.


Virgin Trains Route

Virgin Trains operates rail services in and out of London Euston, acting as a gateway to the 401 mile-long West Coast Main Line. The West Coast Main Line stretches from London to the North of England, Scotland, and West Wales,taking in the spectacular scenery of the Lake District and North Wales Coastline.


Popular Virgin Trains Destinations

  • Virgin trains run services to many major mainline stations in the UK, including: Birmingham New Street, Liverpool Lime Street, Manchester Piccadilly, Preston, Holyhead, Glasgow Central, and Edinburgh.
  • The Virgin Trains route also passes through other popular destinations including The Eastern lakes of the Lake District, Northampton, Crewe, Watford, Milton Keynes, Stafford and Lancaster.

Virgin Trains Network Map (© Virgin Trains)


Popular Virgin Trains Fares:

There are some fantastic cheap rail fares available for travel on the Virgin Trains route. Check out our favourites below:

London - Manchester From £21.00*
Birmingham - London From £8.50*
London - Liverpool From £16.00*
Glasgow London From £20.00*

*Please note that the fares shown above are single advance fares for travel up to 12 weeks in advance from 08.01.16. Advance fares are sold subject to availability and are not available on all routes.


Trains to Dublin

Travel from London to Dublin with a Sail Rail ticket. The ticket includes the ferry and train travel. Virgin Train services stop a short distance from the ferry terminal in Holyhead and are timetabled to connect with ferry services to ensure a seamless onward journey


Travelling with Virgin Trains

  • Virgin Trains operate two different kinds of train, Super Voyager and Pendolino trains. Pendolino trains run between London Euston. Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow.
  • Super Voyager trains run between Euston, Chester, North Wales, the West Midlands and Scotland.


Virgin Trains First Class

Virgin Trains First class travellers can enjoy reclining seats, more leg room, a reading light, power sockets, a table and free wifi*. Award-winning food is served Monday to Friday with a 'great British Breakfast' before 10am and a full evening meal menu between 17.00 and 19.00*.

All Virgin Business, First Class Open and Advance First ticket holders are entitled to access to the exclusive designer, First Class lounges on their day of travel. First class lounges may be found at: London Euston, Birmingham Intl, Birmingham New Street, Coventry, Crewe, Liverpool Lime Street, Manchester Piccadilly, Runcorn, Stoke-on-Trent and Wolverhampton.

*First class services vary depending on time and route


Other Facilities

  • All Virgin trains have an onboard shop offering a wide selection of sandwich drinks and snacks
  • All standard class table seats are equipped with power sockets and all trains have boosted mobile phone signals
  • Wi-Fi is available in standard class on a pay as you go basis


Virgin Trains Contact Details

Primary Phone: 0333 103 1031

Web address: Virgin Trains - Customer Services

Virgin Trains - Customer Services

Customer Relations,
Virgin Trains,
PO BOX 713,
B5 4HH

Cycle Reservations Tel: 03445 56 56 50
Assisted Travel Tel:08000158123


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