Season tickets

Making the same journey every day at peak times'? You could make great savings with a season ticket.

Benefits of a season ticket

  • Choose whether your season ticket lasts a week, or any period from a month up to a year.
  • Get a generous discount on the cost of your regular journey.
  • Travel on your chosen route as often as you like without restrictions.
  • Skip the queues - no need to buy a ticket every day.

Season ticket options

  • Rail-only Season Ticket
  • Travelcard Season Ticket
  • Combined 'TrainBus' Season Ticket
  • Monthly, quarterly or annual Car Park Season Ticket
  • Annual Gold Card Season Ticket.

PlusBus

Buy a PlusBus season ticket with your rail season, for unlimited bus travel to and from the rail station (around town). Weekly prices start from just £9 a week.

Find PlusBus ticket prices for stations in the First Great Western region (PDF) or visit the Plusbus website.

Simply ask for a PlusBus season ticket when buying your train season ticket at the ticket office.

Apply today

To find out more and apply for a season ticket today, download our season ticket application form.

Once you’ve completed the form, take it your local staffed station, along with a passport-sized photograph of yourself.

Calculate the cost

 You can find out how much your season ticket will cost, using our Season ticket calculator.

Renew online

If you already have a Photocard ID, you can renew your season ticket online here.

When you can buy your season ticket

7 day season tickets and Travelcards
On the start date - If the start date is a Monday (or Tuesday after a Bank Holiday), the season ticket may be issued from 06:00 hours on the previous Sunday.

Period season tickets, Travelcards, Annual and Gold Cards
If the start date is a Saturday, Sunday or Monday (or Tuesday after a Bank Holiday), the ticket may be issued from noon on the previous Friday.
If the start date is another day, the ticket may be issued after noon on the previous day.

'First Eastbound Only' Season Ticket

Are you a season ticket holder travelling between Maidenhead, Twyford and London Paddington? Take advantage of our 'First Eastbound Only' Season Ticket, and travel into London feeling relaxed and ready for the day ahead.

You can now enhance your Standard Class Season Ticket by paying a small premium and enjoy travelling to London in First Class, at just a fraction of the full First Class fare. Return at your leisure in Standard accommodation.

Prices for 7-Day Season tickets are shown below, with Standard Season prices alongside for comparison.

From

London Terminals '1st Eastbound Only'

London Zones 1-6, '1st Eastbound Only' London Terminals, Standard Season London Zones 1-6, Standard Season
Maidenhead £82.60 £104.80 £66.10 £83.90
Furze Platt £86.30 £108.50 £69.10 £86.80
Cookham £89.50 £111.70 £71.60 £89.40
Bourne End £91.00 £113.10 £72.80 £90.50
Marlow £94.10 £116.50 £75.30 £93.20
Twyford £97.00 £119.10 £77.60 £95.30
Wargrave £99.60 £121.70 £79.70 £97.40
Shiplake £100.00 £122.30 £80.20 £97.90
Henley-on-Thames £101.60 £123.60 £81.30 £98.90

Monthly Seasons and all periods up to Annual are also available. You can find out how much your season ticket will cost, using ourSeason ticket calculator.

Make sure you’ve got a valid ticket

To avoid a penalty, make sure you have made every effort to carry a valid ticket before you board your First Great Western train. Find out more about penalty fares in your area:

West region 'Buy before you board' leaflet (167KB PDF).

Central region 'Buy before you board' leaflet (182KB PDF)

East region 'Buy before you board' leaflet (189KB PDF)