Travelling with your pets

We love having your pets on our trains, but we do have a few rules when they travel with LNER.

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For groups larger than 9 please contact Group Travel.

You must enter at least 1 adult or 1 child passenger
Tickets are not required for children under 5, however they will not be guaranteed a seat.
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What are the rules for bringing a pet onboard?

  • Up to two dogs, cats or other small domestic animals can travel with you for free
  • Please keep your pets and carry cases safely out of the aisles
  • And keep dogs on leads throughout your journey and off the seats.

Bringing additional pets? For each additional pet, you may have to pay up to a maximum of £5 for each journey.

Travelling with an assistance dog?

If you’re travelling with your assistance dog and you also need assistance, let us know before you travel.

  • Fill in our Assisted Travel online form here
  • Or call our Assisted Travel team on 03457 225 225 before 10pm the night before you travel at the latest.

Pets in First Class  

First class ticket holders well-behaved dogs (on leads) and assistance dogs are welcome in all of our First Class Lounges and of course onboard our First Class coaches.

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