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Book your Off-Peak or Super Off-Peak ticket online and up to four children can travel with you for just £2 each on most journeys* across our network.

You can also take up to four children for just £2 each at off peak and super off peak times if you hold a valid season ticket*.

The discount will be automatically applied when you book your tickets online with the exception of certain journeys that cross London or if you are just buying child rate tickets as you already have the adult ticket for your journey. For these journeys, please visit one of our ticket offices where we will be happy to help.

  1. Journeys wholly within London Zones 1-9 are not valid
  2. Travel is not permitted on London Underground services unless the ticket is a One Day Travelcard
  3. Travel is not permitted on East Midlands Trains and LNER services
  4. Discounted tickets are not available for journeys that include rail bus links
  5. Tickets for journeys that cross between north and south of London and are not marked ‘Thameslink Only’ can be used on Southern train services on routes where both operators run services
  6. Season tickets must be valid for the journey being made and can only be used with the same time restrictions that apply to the £2 ticket
  7. Available on standard class tickets only
  8. Tickets are only valid when travelling with an adult passenger, who holds a valid rail ticket for the journey being made
  9. Tickets are not valid if the adult passenger is paying for their travel using KeyGo or PAYG on an Oyster card, mobile device, or contactless card


London St Pancras to Brighton

Off-Peak Day Return

Buy tickets from £9.85 - London St Pancras to Brighton

Bedford to London

Super Off-Peak Day Travelcard

Buy tickets from £23.50 - Bedford to London

Gatwick Airport to London Blackfriars

Super Off-Peak Single

Buy tickets from £5.15 - Gatwick Airport to London Blackfriars

Buying tickets

You can buy Thameslink tickets online and collect them from the ticket machine before you travel. You can also buy them from a ticket machine or ticket office at the station.