Daily tickets

Ideal for impromptu train travel, turn up and go anytime. Day Singles and Return tickets are there for you to travel whenever you want.

Key features of Day Single and Return Tickets

There when you need it

Save time by quick loading tickets using the app, buy online and avoid queues at the station

Kid fares

Kids aged four and below travel for free, with children from five to 15 journeying for half of the adult fare

More ways to buy

Re-usable plastic lasts a lot longer than paper and can be wiped clean

How Daily Tickets Work

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    Make sure you have a Smartcard.




    Buy your daily ticket online or using the c2c Train Travel app.




    Tap in at the Smartcard readers at the station. Don’t forget to tap out again to make sure the journey is complete.

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    Buy online or at the ticket office.




    If you’ve bought online, collect from a ticket machine, or buy at the station.




    Use your ticket at the gates to travel with ease.


Ticket Comparison

Daily tickets Annual Train Tickets Monthly & custom-length season tickets Weekly Travelcard Flexi Season tickets
Best for
Impromptu train travel - for meetings or interviews Biggest Savings Term-time travelling or ad-hoc work contracts best Regular commuters Commuting 2 or 3 days a week
Available on Smartcard
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Smartcard required
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Goldcard Benefits
Cheaper than daily tickets
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FAQ connected to this ticket type

  1. 1. Adding a London Travelcard to a daily ticket products-faq-angle-arrow.svg products-faq-angle-arrow-purple.svg

    Travelcards allow you to travel to London and enjoy unlimited travel throughout London on National Rail, London Underground, Docklands Light Railway, Tramlink and London Bus services within London Zones 1-6. The Travelcard allows you to reach your final c2c destination within London, and then travel unlimited throughout London - using any of those services listed above. To add a Travelcard to a daily ticket set your destination station to ‘London Zones 1-6’. The c2c journey planner will return an Anytime Day Return. To add the Travelcard, click ‘other fares’ which will then give you the option to select the Travelcard.
  2. 2. What is a London Terminal? products-faq-angle-arrow.svg products-faq-angle-arrow-purple.svg

    London Terminals are a group of mainline rail stations in central London. Journeys into London via rail usually end at a London Terminal stations. For customers travelling into London on the c2c route, a London Terminal is both London Fenchurch Street or London Liverpool Street. If your ticket reads ‘London Terminals’, you can alight at either of those two London Terminal stations. However, you cannot use that ticket to travel into or throughout London beyond that London Terminal station using London Underground, Docklands Light Railway, Tramlink and London Bus services. If you want to travel beyond the London Terminal station into London, make sure your ticket includes a Travelcard, or is valid to London Zones.
  3. 3. How many tickets can I store on my c2c Smartcard? products-faq-angle-arrow.svg products-faq-angle-arrow-purple.svg

    The c2c Smartcard can hold up to five tickets at a time. A flexi-Season will count as one.
  4. 4. Which debit/credit cards do you accept? products-faq-angle-arrow.svg products-faq-angle-arrow-purple.svg

    Online bookings

    We accept Visa Credit, Visa Debit, Visa Electron, MasterCard, American Express and Maestro cards. Our booking systems cannot accept Solo cards, unfortunately - and as we’re an online retailer, we do not accept cash. Please note: If you are collecting tickets from a self-service ticket machine, only standard-shaped cards will be accepted. Non-standard cards, such as Mint and American Express, cannot be used. In such cases, please speak to staff who will be able to assist.

    Ticket office bookings

    Our ticket offices accept payment in cash, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Maestro (formerly Switch) or Delta cards and by Rail Travel Vouchers.
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