Northern is selling more than one million train tickets for £1 today in its flash sale

Daisy Jackson Daisy Jackson - 30th August 2022

Northern is bringing back its massive flash sale and will be selling train tickets across the north for just £1.

There are more than one million tickets up for grabs today, sold on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The £1 fares are available to use on journeys taking place between Tuesday 6 September and Thursday 20 October 2022.

Northern’s flash sale is set to start at 10am today, and the cheap fares are spread across its 2000 daily services to more than 500 stations across the north of England.

Northern is bringing back its flash sale with train tickets for £1. Credit: Northern

Some peak-time services, and those that are already expected to busy with events taking place, won’t be included.


Mark Powles, customer and commercial director at Northern, said: “This is our way of helping to extend the summer holiday feeling by a further six weeks – getting people through until the start of the October half term.

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“Whether it’s for a weekend in the historic city of Chester, a night out in Newcastle; a day at the seaside in Scarborough or a walking holiday in the Lake District – these fares will get you where you want to be for less.

“Tickets are on a first come, first serve basis – so those looking to take advantage of these great £1 fares should book early to avoid disappointment. When they’re gone, they’re gone.”

Tickets go on sale at 10am today and are only available online, either through Northern’s app or at

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