Travellers are advised to avoid all non-essential train travel. If you do need to travel by train, please adhere to social distancing guidelines, we recommend leaving a few seats between you and fellow passengers where possible to ensure minimum 2 metre (6 feet spacing). Attempt to use e-tickets where possible to avoid using ticket machines, and wash your hands thoroughly when you reach your destination.
Some train operating companies are introducing a mandatory seat requirement to their services and have reduced capacity to promote social distancing. This means in order to travel the traveller must have a valid reservation on the service even if they have a flexible ticket. When booking a ticket via the Click Travel platform we will always book a seat reservation when required even if the ticket is flexible, so it’s important that the traveller selects the service that they intend to travel on.
Should the traveller be unable to travel on the original service they can still use their flexible ticket on other services but will be required to obtain a new reservation by visiting the station ticket office before attempting to board the service. Whilst operators will attempt to accommodate flexible ticket holders without a reservation it is possible that at busy times they may be unable to board. For train operators that don't currently offer any seat reservation service they are promoting social distancing guidance on their websites, at the station and onboard their trains.
Advance Tickets are unaffected by these changes and remain valid only on the originally booked service, exchangeable up until the departure time of the service for a fee.
If requiring more specific information related to the Train Operating Company you are due to travel with, we have provided below a link to the top TOCs used by Click guests: