Get 50% Off Trains in the Transport for Wales Sale

Nab a fantastic 50% train discount on Advance train tickets with the Transport for Wales sale. So, whether you’ve been daydreaming about a relaxing weekend getaway, or you’ve got far-off friends and family to visit, now is a great time to get it booked.

What Tickets Are Included in the Transport for Wales 50% Off Ticket Sale?

This Transport for Wales sale covers Advance tickets for your travels anytime between October 1st and October 16th 2023. However you’ll need to book your tickets by September 30th 2023 to lock in your discount.

What Transport for Wales Routes Can I Save Money On?

This train discount apply to select routes in and around Wales and the North West. Take a look at Transport for Wales’ routes and prices below:

Origin

Destination

Sale Price

Usual Price

Carmarthen

Cardiff Central

£6.70

£13.50

Swansea

Manchester Piccadilly

£23.20

£46.50

Cardiff Central

Manchester Piccadilly

£21.50

£43.00

Newport (South Wales)

Manchester Piccadilly

£20.00

£40.00

Hereford

Manchester Piccadilly

£14.50

£29.10

Bangor (Gwynedd)

Cardiff Central

£22.20

£44.40

Chester

Cardiff Central

£19.40

£38.90

Shrewsbury

Cardiff Central

£13.60

£27.20

Aberystwyth

Birmingham New Street

£14.60

£29.20

You’ll also get the discount if you’re travelling on part of one of these routes – it’s just for journeys that travel from the origin to final destination.

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How Do I Get a Transport for Wales 50% Discount?

Since this is a sale, you won’t need any discount codes or links! Simply head to the Transport for Wales website or app, and click the ‘plan a journey’ section and follow these steps:

  1. Once you input a valid route you’ll be shown some times and prices on a separate page.
  2. The 50% discounted price will be shown under the name ‘Advance Standard Promo’. No need for any discount code or link!
  3. Select this discounted price, and press continue.
  4. Review your ticket and pay.
Train discount Transport for wales sale

You can also buy tickets on sale on other train ticket websites, including trainline.

Is There a Limited Number of Transport for Wales Sale Tickets?

Yes! Once the tickets on sale are booked up, that’s it so we recommend booking sooner rather than later to make the most of this promotion.

Can I Use My Railcard on the Transport for Wales Sale?

The great news is yes you can!

When I was checking ticket prices between Cardiff and Manchester, I found plenty for the sale promo price of £21.50. When I added a 26-30 railcard, this dropped to £14.15 – even for the sale promo journeys I found at peak times.

If you're a frequent train traveller, you know how pricey those tickets can get. But fear not; we're going to show you how to use a UK Railcard to save some cash while travelling on trains throughout Britain.

Where Do We Recommend Visiting on the Transport for Wales Network?

There are many wonderful journeys to take in this part of the world (perhaps I’m a bit biased since I am Welsh!) however I absolutely recommend a trip to Carmarthen and then traversing along the South Wales coast.

We visited Tenby from there and it was STUNNING! And even managed to squeeze in a boat trip over to Caldey Island.

Enjoy This Great Train Discount With The Transport for Wales Sale

This fantastic Transport for Wales sale makes train travel that bit more wallet friendly. Feeling inspired to explore Wales? Check out our list of best hotels in Wales for ideas on where to stay!

The good news is in - hotels in Wales look like they're going to be a go as of 17th May 2021! Here's the best hotels in Wales to get booked in now.
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