When you buy a Carnet you get a book of pre-paid single tickets for a certain journey. It’s cheaper than buying the same tickets on the day you travel.
About Carnet tickets
Save 10% when you buy a book of five or 10 Carnet tickets with us
If you regularly use the same route but don’t know exactly when you’ll need to travel – for example, if you occasionally work in a different office – you could save money by buying a book of Carnet tickets in advance.
Carnet tickets are:
- sold in books of five or 10
- available on a range of routes between National Rail stations (not Underground*)
- valid for three months
- standard class
- singles, not returns: if you’re making a regular round trip, you buy a book of Carnets for each direction
How to buy your Carnet tickets online
If you are on a computer:
If you are using a smartphone:
Anytime Carnet tickets
Buy a book of Anytime tickets if you want to travel at any time, including the rush hour.
Off-Peak Carnet tickets
Buy Off-Peak Carnet tickets if you want to avoid the rush hour during the week. You can use your Off-Peak Carnet ticket if you:
- Arrive in London after 10:00, Monday to Friday
- Leave London after 09:30, Monday to Friday
- Travel before 16:30 and after 19:01, Monday to Friday
- Travel on public holidays
On weekends and Bank Holidays you can travel Off-Peak at any time.
Thameslink stations where you can use Carnet tickets
You can use Carnet tickets for travel from these stations:
|Huntingdon||Leagrave||Letchworth Garden City*|
|Luton||Luton Airport Parkway||Potters Bar*|
|Royston||St Albans City||St Neots|
|Stevenage*||Welwyn Garden City*|
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Carnet tickets terms and conditions
For more details on how you can use Carnet tickets, read our terms and conditions.
*Using Carnet tickets on the London Underground
Between Finsbury Park and Highbury & Islington
Between Finsbury Park and London stations
Train tickets for journeys between Finsbury Park and Kings Cross / St Pancras International can be used on the Victoria Line and Piccadilly Line.
You can break your journey at Highbury & Islington only.
Train tickets for journeys between Kings Cross / St Pancras International and Moorgate can be used on the Circle, Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City and Northern Lines.
You can break your journey at Old Street only.
Between West Hampstead or Kentish Town and London stations
Train tickets can be used on the London Underground via any reasonable route for journeys between the stations listed below*:
Kings Cross / St Pancras International
Elephant & Castle
Please note you can not break your journey at any intermediate stations on any routes.
*Tickets with ‘THAMESLINK ONLY’, ‘LDN NOT UNDERGROUND’, 'VIA CITY THAMESLINK' or ‘NOT UNDERGROUND’ printed on them are not valid to be used on the London Underground.