Rail fare increases 2019 – how much more will you pay for your ticket and when does the price go up?

DESPITE a year of disruptions on the nation's railways, it looks like commuters are going to be stung with increases in 2019.

But how much will they be, and how will they affect the price of your ticket? Here's what you need to know…

How much more will you pay for your ticket?

The Rail Delivery Group has already flagged that fares will rise by 3.1 per cent in January.

Northern trains will be stung by a very slightly worse 3.2 per cent rise.

This follows a 3.4 per cent increase from the start of this year.

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) operates the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern rail services, and has flagged a similar 3 per cent rise.

C2C, which mainly operates services from the capital to the coast, have also flagged 2.6 per cent increases.

Chiltern flagged increases of 2.8 per cent in November.



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When does the price go up?

The new prices will kick in on January 2.

To put these rises in context, a Manchester to Liverpool annual season ticket is expected to increase in cost by £100.

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