First Class Lounges

With our First Class Lounges you can enjoy the little luxuries of our First Class experience before you board.

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Complimentary refreshments

A relaxing and productive environment

Complimentary newspapers

Exceptional travel experience

Little luxuries

Start as you mean to go on

First Class Lounges are available at London King’s Cross (pictured above), Leeds, Newcastle, Edinburgh Waverley, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Darlington, Wakefield Westgate and Doncaster stations. Complimentary refreshments are provided in all our lounges. Our First Class Lounges also give you access to complimentary internet via Wi-Fi.

Our First Class Lounges are open to customers who hold one of the following ticket types:  

  • Fully inter-available First Class Season Ticket (i.e. tickets not specific to one train company)
  • Any First Class Anytime ticket valid for travel on the East Coast route
  • Any East Coast First Class business packages
  • Holders of East Coast First Advance tickets*
  • Holders of East Coast First Class Reader Offer tickets*
  • Holders of East Coast Rewards First Class tickets*
  • Holders of East Coast Rewards One Day First Class Lounge Pass (no ticket required)

All access is subject to a minimum fare of £10 (except for Rewards tickets).

*For entry into the Lounge at King's Cross when travelling on a First Advance, Rewards or Reader Offer ticket, you must purchase a £5 supplement. This can be purchased on the day of travel at any East Coast Travel Centre, or at the time of booking your ticket online.

Assistance dogs and other well-behaved dogs on leads are allowed in our First Class Lounges.

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Here you can locate your most convenient First Class Lounge along with all the important information you need. 

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