Northern Rail has a range of Off-Peak Day tickets to give you more choice of which ticket to buy at various times of day. Choose the ticket that suits you best from the following range:
Off-Peak Singles and Returns are available on Northern Rail's routes for longer distance journeys' connecting into other operators services. They can be used between two designated stations during Off-Peak hours Monday to Friday or at any time during weekends and bank holidays. Return tickets are valid for one calendar month from the date shown on the ticket.
Off-Peak Day Singles and Returns are widely available across the Northern Rail network.
They can be used between two designated stations during Off-Peak hours Monday to Friday or at any time during weekends and bank holidays, on the date shown on the ticket.
Off-Peak Singles and Returns (not Off-Peak Day) are generally restricted in the morning peak period.
Off-Peak Day Singles and Returns are restricted in the morning peak period. There are no evening peak-period restrictions with these tickets, except for journeys wholly within the Merseytravel ticketing area.
Simply enter your journey details into the â€˜Train tickets and times' search engine on the right of this page to find any Off-Peak fares available.
You can receive your tickets by First Class post (please allow seven days for delivery); or collect your pre-paid tickets from ticket vending machines (TVMs) at participating stations.
The TVMs sell a range of tickets for popular destinations for immediate use and accept most credit/ debit cards as well as cash. Check your journey times and individual ticket restrictions when purchasing your ticket to be sure that it is valid for your planned train.
You can buy the full range of tickets from staffed ticket offices. Our ticket offices will accept all major credit/debit cards, cash, National Rail vouchers and rail warrants.
Northern Rail operates a number of stations where tickets have to be bought from the conductor aboard the train as no ticket office or TVM's are provided.