How to buy Trainline (TRN) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Trainline shares.

Trainline Plc (TRN) is a leading travel services business based in the UK. On 21 January Trainline shares plunged 10.58% to a closing position of 235p. Over the last 12 months, Trainline's share price has fallen by 30.48% from 425.8p. Trainline is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 600 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Trainline

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: TRN in this case.
  5. Research Trainline shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Trainline shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

Fees for buying 100x Trainline shares with popular platforms

Share prices fluctuate in real time, so the costs presented here should be considered as a guide only. They do not incorporate stamp duty. Always refer to the platform itself for availability and pricing – which may differ from our information.

Platform Platform fee Min. initial deposit Trading fee estimate
eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $10 £0.00
£296.00 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.79
£297.79 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £8.00
£304.00 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£307.95 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£303.99 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£296.00 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£305.50 total
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Trainline share price (LSE:TRN)

Use our graph to track the performance of TRN stocks over time.

Is it a good time to buy Trainline stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

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Is Trainline under- or over-valued?

Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value.


Trainline's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £26.8 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Trainline's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

How has coronavirus impacted Trainline's share price?

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, Trainline's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was 235p, which is 57.04% down on its pre-crash value of 547p and 25.53% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as 187.2p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Trainline shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £417.96 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth £485.04.

Trainline shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close294.2p
Change %0.6118%
Information last updated 2022-01-17.
52-week range231p - 536.5p
50-day moving average280.276p
200-day moving average331.062p
Wall St. target price380.11p
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)-12.8p

Do Trainline shares pay dividends?

We're not expecting Trainline to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Trainline's shares have ranged in value from as little as 231p up to 536.5p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TRN.LSE volatility(beta: 2.13)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (LSE average) beta is 1, while Trainline's is 2.1285. This would suggest that Trainline's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

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