If you prefer to travel without the hustle and bustle associated with the commuter rush hour, then the discounted Off-Peak tickets are exactly what you’re looking for.
Northern considers the rush hour to be between 16.01 and 18.29 on weekdays, excluding bank holidays. Therefore, for the majority of the day, all weekend and bank holidays, you can travel off-peak, enjoying those savings.
There are restrictions that may apply to off-peak train times, and these depend on the route taken, and the type of Off-Peak tickets you purchase. There are several ticket types to choose from, all offering big savings on the standard tickets, and even more when you add on one of the many discount Railcards.
The routes where restrictions apply are:
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