Advance Purchase on the Day tickets are Advance train tickets that can be booked up to 15 minutes before the train departs. They are a cheaper option to open ticket types and are perfect for those last minute travel plans. 

These tickets offer cheap and competitive prices on the day of travel, valid only for the specific train you have chosen. They are one way tickets that you can mix and match for your outward and return journeys. Advance Purchase on the Day tickets also come with seat reservations. 

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An Advance Purchase on the Day ticket is an Advance, one-way ticket that can be purchased up to 15 minutes before the train leaves. It is a cost-effective way of travelling at last minute and a cheaper option to many open ticket types. These tickets also come with seat reservations.
These tickets work the same as a regular Advance ticket. They are valid only for your chosen service and are one-way, single tickets. You can mix and match your outward and return journeys.
Simply search a journey for today on the Hull Trains website or app and select a service due to depart in at least 15 minutes or more. Choose an Advance fare for your specific service and book on the day of departure. 
As these tickets are Advance tickets, they are only valid for the specified service you have chosen to travel on at the time of booking. If you miss your train, your ticket will not be valid for another service.
Advance Purchase on the Day tickets are normally the cheapest option when compared to open tickets for the same service.
It is always cheaper to buy Advance tickets ahead of time as cheaper priced tickets are released up to 24 weeks in advance. The earlier you book, the cheaper the fares normally are. Advance purchase on the day tickets are cheaper alternatives when making last minute bookings on the day of travel.
You can change the date or time of your ticket, but this must be done before the originally booked service departs or the ticket becomes invalid. Your origin, destination and route cannot be changed. Changes cannot be made on board the train, you must make the change before the original service leaves.
Yes, you can apply a railcard to get a discount on your purchase.
Advance tickets are cheapest when booked in advance - we recommend signing up to a Cheap Ticket Alert so you are notified as soon as the cheapest tickets are available to purchase.

Advance Purchase on the Day tickets are cheaper alternatives when booking last minute travel on the day.
Advance Purchase on the Day tickets are cheaper alternatives to open tickets if you are purchasing train tickets on the day of travel and offer the best value.

Advance tickets are always cheaper to book ahead when possible - tickets are available to book up to 26 weeks in advance.
It is always best to book your train tickets online and in advance of travel. Booking direct ahead of time means you will get the best fare as they are always cheaper when they have just been released. If you book online, you can also choose an eticket which will let you skip station queues and head straight to your train.
It is always best to book direct and in advance for the cheapest fares. If you are travelling last minute, an Advance Purchase on the Day ticket is a great cost-effective option.
It is cheaper to travel outside of peak times when services are generally not as busy. You can book Advance fares up to 26 weeks before you travel.


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