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10% off Advance tickets with CrossCountry trains


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Stay UniTed with CrossCountry

Get 10% off CrossCountry Advance tickets online and through our Train Tickets app

Your friends might be spread across the country but at CrossCountry our routes cover Britain’s most popular university towns and cities, including Birmingham, Oxford, Manchester, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Newcastle and Bristol.   And if you’re an NUS extra or Apprentice extra card holder, you can get an exclusive 10% off CrossCountry Advance train tickets. 

To get this great saving, visit crosscountrytrains.co.uk/nus, enter your NUS extra card number and e-mail address, select your journey, and if the train you want to travel on is valid for the discount then it will automatically be applied to the results. Plus there's no booking fee. Simple!

If you want to buy tickets while on the move, download our Train Tickets app and enter your NUS extra card number in the ‘Railcard and promotions’ section.  Once within the journey search, the discount is automatically applied to tickets and journeys that qualify.

Choose how you wish to receive your ticket, either via email so you can print your own ticket at home, or delivered straight to your phone as an m-ticket. 

Stay UniTed - and see more of your friends.  Check out our route map to see where you could go for less!

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Terms and conditions

  • The 10% discount is available for CrossCountry Advance tickets only which are exclusively for use on CrossCountry trains.
  • Discount(s) may apply to selected services only - to view if discount(s) has been applied, hover over price when at journey matrix screen.
  • The discount is not available against other train company tickets or other fare types.
  • The CrossCountry Advance tickets will only be valid on the CrossCountry network - the tickets will not be accepted by other train operators.
  • The 'CrossCountry & Connections' Advance tickets are not valid in conjunction with this promotion, even if the journey is made solely on CrossCountry trains.
  • If part of your journey is with another operator then you must buy a valid ticket for that part of the route.
  • CrossCountry Advance tickets are subject to availability.
  • Bookings with more than one CrossCountry Advance ticket will generate a 10% discount per ticket.
  • A valid NUS extra or Apprentice extra card number must be entered to be eligible for the discount.
  • XC Trains Ltd do not take responsibility for loss of NUS extra or Apprentice extra cards and no discount will be available without a valid card number regardless of circumstances.
  • You must carry your NUS extra or Apprentice extra card with you on your journey and present it to rail staff on request.
  • CrossCountry reserves the right to withdraw this offer or amend these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice.