Of course we all do.
Everyone would like to travel First Class on UK trains and enjoy the extra comfort and luxuries.
Well you can with Weekend First Class upgrades.
We’ve found every available deal for you to travel First Class at reduced prices on weekends and bank holidays.
With prices starting at just £5, for a First Class upgrade in England – and even cheaper in Scotland – you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to travel in extra comfort. Some rail networks even offer complimentary food and drinks and Free Wi-Fi, as well as more spacious seating.
It’s important to note that for most UK rail networks, you must have already have a Standard ticket before getting the upgrade when you are on the train.
Here’s all of the weekend First Class upgrade deals available from UK rail networks.
South West Trains – Weekend First
South West Trains Weekend First is only £5 for a Weekend First Class train to London, and anywhere else on the South West Trains network.
Passengers can upgrade from Standard Class to First Class at weekends and public holidays on all ticket types, with the exception of Advanced.
To get this deal, simply take your seat in First Class and pay £5 to the Guard. Find out more and book cheap fares online at South West Trains.
East Midlands Trains – First Class weekend upgrades
You can travel First Class with East Midlands Trains on weekends and bank holidays for just £9. Travel must be on the East Midlands Trains network and some ticket types are excluded.
Treat yourself for just £9 with an East Midlands First Class weekend upgrade.
There’s plenty of more ways that you can save money. Get the latest promo codes and deals from East Midlands Trains.
Cross Country Trains – First Class weekend upgrades
Cross Country offer weekend upgrades on their rail network on Saturdays, Sundays and selected bank holidays. Most Standard Class tickets can be promoted to First Class from only £10.
Tickets can be bought on the train, at stations or online from Cross Country Weekend Upgrades.
Virgin Trains – First Class weekend upgrade
Virgin Trains First Class weekend upgrade is a fantastic deal which includes snacks and refreshments and free Wi-Fi. Treat yourself to a First Class train to London or Manchester or destinations on the Virgin Trains network.
Adult tickets are £15 with children going for less. You can get your upgrade on the train or book online.
East Coast – First Class Weekend Upgrades
East Coast Trains Weekend First upgrade also comes with free Wi-Fi and complimentary food and drinks. For only £15 you can enjoy First Class train travel at weekends and bank holidays on their network.
You can upgrade to First Class with any Standard ticket, when you are on the train. For more information, check out East Coast Trains Weekend First.
First Great Western – Weekend First
First Great Western trains offer Weekend First Class upgrades on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. First Class upgrades can be used on more than one train, providing the whole journey is on the First Great Western train network.
First Class upgrades vary from £5 to £20 with a Standard Class ticket. For more information check out First Great Western Weekend First.
National Express East Anglia – Weekend First
National Express East Anglia offers upgrades on InterCity train services on the Norwich to London line of their rail network. They are available on weekends and public holidays.
If you have a Standard Class ticket, you can pay the excess fare when you are on the train. Tickets are only £7 for the National Express East Anglia Weekend First.
First TransPennine Express – Weekend First
Weekend First is also available on First TransPennine Express trains which serve Manchester, Leeds, York, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Sheffield, Glasgow, Edinburgh and many other cities.
For only £6 (£10 on Manchester to Edinburgh or Glasgow) you can upgrade to First Class when travelling on the First TransPennine Express network.
The Weekend First upgrade is available Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays. If you have a Standard ticket you can upgrade on the train.
For only £6 to £10 get First Transpennine Express Weekend First Class tickets.
Why not treat yourself to the extra comfort with Weekend First and other First Class upgrades on these UK rail networks. From trains to London First Class or other days out, make the most of these fantastic deals.
If you travel regularly with a friend you can get 1/3 OFF train travel with a Two Together Railcard.