Travelling with a bike

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Can I make a bike reservation?

You can make a free bike reservation on our website. Simply make a free bike reservation here. Please note, this is currently limited to one bike per customer.

Alternatively, you can add a bike reservation to your booking through My account.


How to cancel or change your seat or bike reservation

If you no longer need your reservation or you wish to travel on a different train and your ticket allows it, you can cancel this easily in your account area and reserve a new seat or bike space.

  1. If needed, reserve your new seat or bike space
  2. Go to My account and My bookings
  3. Choose the reservation you no longer need
  4. Click on 'See all reservations under this booking' and tap 'View or cancel'

Cancel a reserved seat or bike space

Can I travel with a tricycle or a double deck cycle?

Unfortunately we do not have the space to carry Tricycles, cycle trailers or double deck cycles.  However, tandems are accepted if they conform to the following specifications and have two reservations: 100cm in height x 60cm in width x 260cm

Can I bring a petrol-powered vehicle on board, such as a moped?

No. Trains are not permitted to carry any petrol–powered vehicles, for safety reasons.

Can I take my bike with me onboard the train?

Travelling with LNER?

Yes, we love to be green so you can carry your bike free of charge on LNER trains. You can make a reservation online when you book your ticket. If you booked elsewhere or already have your ticket, you can now make a reservation on our seat and bike reservation tool.

Please note that spaces are limited and subject to availability.

Travelling with another train operator?

If you're travelling with another train operator on your journey you will need to check their policy. You can do this by visiting the National Rail website.

Travelling with your bike