Industrial action during December.
Unfortunately, the RMT union has called a number of strikes for December (the next scheduled dates are Saturday 23 December, Sunday 24 December, Wednesday 27 December and Sunday 31 December.) that will significantly affect CrossCountry train services. We will be operating a reduced service but running some longer trains. Amended timetables will be confirmed nearer to each strike day, so please keep checking this page for details before using any on-line journey planners. Click here for the latest information.
Get the most out of your train journey to work with CrossCountry
Buy tickets for any train journey in Britain. We cross more of the country than any other train company.
The CrossCountry's network is the most extensive in Britain, calling at 118 stations and connecting seven of the 10 largest cities. Operating Britain’s longest continual journey of 750 miles from Aberdeen to Penzance, and providing train services in all three countries, CrossCountry brings more of Britain together than any other train operator.
With 7 routes radiating from Birmingham our network includes key city destinations: Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, Sheffield, Nottingham, Bristol, Southampton, Glasgow and Edinburgh.
We understand the needs of the business traveller, no matter how long or short their journey is with us, so if we can support you in managing your company's business rail travel please complete our business enquiry form.
Arrive fresh, relaxed and ready to start your day when you travel with CrossCountry. Take the stress out of business travel by leaving the driving to somebody else; avoid parking charges, traffic delays or getting lost.
Use our seat selector to choose exactly where you sit
Reserve a seat up to ten minutes before departure
Great value WiFi available on all our trains (subject to availability)
Plenty of luggage space
Refreshments available at your seat (subject to availability)
Power points available in standard class on our High Speed and Voyager trains
Wider, more comfortable seats with extra leg room
Free WiFi on all our trains (subject to availability)
Tables and power points for devices on all our trains (subject to availability)
A selection of refreshments served to your seat (subject to availability)
Direct trains to major UK airports: Birmingham, Southampton and Stansted
Dedicated bus or rail links from stations served by CrossCountry to either UK airports
You can purchase tickets via our mobile app as well as find out the latest train times and information whilst you're on the go
You can also print your own ticket for some journeys at home or work with no queuing at the station
You can find out more about how CrossCountry can support your business travel by contacting us directly by completing our business enquiry form.