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Our dedicated journey planner will make planning rail journeys quick and easy. Plan your journey anywhere in the UK. Simply enter your departure and arrival stations and our journey planning tool will tell you everything you need know, including:

  • Train times
  • Changes
  • Calling points
  • Ticket price

Our timetable data is sourced directly from National Rail, so our Journey Planner only shows up-to-date, trustworthy information.  

Popular journeys by train

Whether you fancy an urban stroll through some of the North’s best cities or a wander through the idyllic Northern countryside, Northern can take you there! We've selected some of our most popular routes to inspire your next day out.

Manchester to Liverpool

Leeds to Manchester

Leeds to York

Manchester to Sheffield

Carlisle to Newcastle

Manchester to Blackpool

Make planning your train journey simple

Buy in Advance

Buy your ticket online or on our mobile app

Web Chat

Get extra help from us with web chat

Rapid Refunds

Refunds sent direct to your bank account

Apple Pay

Check out faster with Apple pay

You're in safe hands with our app

Happy Travels

We will never charge you any booking fees

Beat the queues

Tickets sent straight to your mobile when using the app

Real-time travel updates

You can find real-time travel updates directly in the app.

Northern App

Streamline your journey and get tickets straight to your phone. Making your journey contact-free.

Northern App

Streamline your journey and get tickets straight to your phone. Making your journey contact-free.