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Mini Break ticket

Longing for a long weekend in London? Or a seaside staycation in Southend? For a limited time, we’re offering a discounted return ticket if you’re planning to travel and return within four days. The Mini Break ticket works out on average 25% cheaper than buying two Anytime day singles – making it maximum value for your mini escape.

Why you'll love the Mini Break ticket

25% cheaper than two singles

Save money buying the Mini Break ticket compared to buying two Anytime day returns

Return anytime within four days

Works as a discounted return ticket, but allows you to return within four days of your departure.

Perfect for short breaks

Finally a ticket which offers you great value if you’re staying away for more than a day

How the Mini Break ticket works

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Buy your tickets via the c2c app, website, ticket machine or ticket office at your station. It’s available to add to a c2c Smartcard or buy as a paper ticket.

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Travel on your chosen departure date and return within four days. For example if you leave on Thursday afternoon, you’ll need to return anytime on Sunday.

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Don’t forget to tap in and out at the gates if you’re using a Smartcard.

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Mini Break

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Best for
Short breaks away Bargain hunters Families off to London Small groups Over 60s
Adults (ages 16+)
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Children (ages 5-16)
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Peak
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Off-Peak Weekdays
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Weekends
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Can add a London Zones Travelcard?
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Mini Break ticket FAQs

  1. 1. Does the Mini Break ticket allow me to return on the same day? products-faq-angle-arrow.svg products-faq-angle-arrow-purple.svg

    Yes, you will be able to return on the same day as your outboundary journey.
  2. 2. Can I add a Travelcard to a Mini Break ticket? products-faq-angle-arrow.svg products-faq-angle-arrow-purple.svg

    No, you cannot add a London travelcard to the Mini Break ticket. This ticket is only valid between two c2c stations, and not for onward connections.
  3. 3. Can I use my Railcard with the Mini Break ticket? products-faq-angle-arrow.svg products-faq-angle-arrow-purple.svg

    Yes, you can use a Railcard with this ticket. To find out more about Railcards see here
  4. 4. Where is the Mini Break ticket valid? products-faq-angle-arrow.svg products-faq-angle-arrow-purple.svg

    The Mini Break ticket is only valid on c2c train services. And there are some journeys where it is not valid. Mini Break tickets to Fenchurch Street or West Ham are valid:
    • All stations from West Horndon to Shoeburynes
    • To Tilbury Town, East Tilbury and Stanford-le-Hope
    Mini Break tickets to Southend Central or Chalkwell are valid:
    • To London Fenchurch Street to Benfleet
    • To Dagenham Dock to Grays
    • To Ockendon to Stanford-le-Hope
  5. 5. Mini Break terms and conditions products-faq-angle-arrow.svg products-faq-angle-arrow-purple.svg

    The full terms and conditions for the Mini Break ticket can be found here.
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