Great Britain Trains

Reservations & Supplements

Keeping in line with the spirit of InterRail, train travel in in the United Kingdom is easy, efficient and convenient! You can just hop on and off most of the local and regional trains.

But to give you piece of mind, we recommend that you make sure you understand everything there is to know about seat reservations and supplements on trains in the United Kingdom before you travel.


Reservations are required for:

We would recommend reservations, if you are intending to use any of the following trains in the United Kingdom:

Reservations are not required for:

The following trains in the United Kingdom not need you to make a reservation:

A My InterRail Tip:

We would also recommend reservations if you intend to travel out of London on Friday or Sunday evenings.

How to make reservations on trains in Great Britain:

Details on how to make reservations on British trains will be included with your InterRail Pass.


Supplements are only required on sleeper trains in Great Britain. All other trains service do not require any supplements.

Please click here for details of InterRail Supplements.