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With Northern's free mobile app, you can streamline your journey and get tickets straight to your phone. Making your journey contact-free, you can plan and buy tickets for any train journey and view real-time information for any train service.

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You're in safe hands with our app:

Happy travels

Travel safe in the knowledge that we will never charge you any booking fees when you buy through the app.

Beat the queues and take a seat

With tickets sent straight to your mobile when using the app, your journey just got a whole lot easier.

Real-time travel updates

Want to check when the next train is due? No worries - you can find real-time travel updates directly in the app.

Apple Pay

With Apply Pay available to use through Northern's free mobile app, paying for your tickets is now even easier - and safer.


Apple and Android users can now load their Smart season tickets directly to their Smartcard within 5 minutes of purchase.

Other features to help you on your journey:


  • Reserve seats for longer journeys, download tickets straight to your phone or collect them from a station in 15 minutes
  • The app automatically finds the best fare for your journey - we’ll even remember what you looked at to make it easy next time.
  • Our real time information comes fresh from National Rail Enquiries and lets you check any train service in Great Britain, including ours. Check departure times, platforms (for most places), and find out how trains are running at any National Rail station.
  • We’re proud to provide local and regional services with more than 2,500 trains every day operating at over 500 stations in the North of England.




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