Over the past month Virgin Trains have been running a series of promotions for 20%, 30% and now 50% off the Virgin East Coast Trains service. The promotion, branded nifty 50, is valid for bookings made before 18th August 2016 and can be used on all Virgin East Coast routes including London King’s Cross, the Midlands, Leeds, North East England and Scotland.
A total of 500,000 tickets are available as part of the 50% off promotion, 400,000 in standard class and 100,000 in first class. To qualify for the discount travel must be made between 5th September and 4th November 2016.
Headline fares are:
- Newcastle to Edinburgh from just £5.05 each way
- London King’s Cross to Leeds from just £7.25 each way
- Edinburgh to London King’s Cross from just £12.50 each way
Book direct on the Virgin Trains East Coast site to receive the 50% discount.
If you are looking for discount fares on the Virgin Trains West Coast service there is also a way to reduce the price by 20% for tickets booked before 31st August 2016. To receive the discount you need to download the Virgin Red app to access your own unique promotion code. This discount is available for standard and first class fares and bookings. Read the previous article for full details how to get 20% off Virgin Trains West Coast service.