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Rail Rover Tickets

Explore the North of England with a Rail Rover. Choose one of our four great value Rover tickets or an All Line Rover for the freedom of the entire National Rail network...

Rail Rover Tickets

Liverpool waterfront

The North of England by train with a Rail Rover

If you want to explore the cities, coast and countryside for more than one day then choose from our four Rover tickets which cover northern England.

Hop on and off all day within your chosen area - the choice is yours.

A great car-free number of days for all the family and great value too!

Where to purchase

Rail Rover tickets can be bought from any staffed station in Great Britain. Please note they cannot be purchased on trains.

Time restrictions

Rail Rover tickets are available for travel on trains timed to depart after 0845 Mondays to Fridays and at any time weekends and bank holidays.

  • North Country and North West Rovers are valid on the Cumbrian Coast line (Barrow-in-Furness - Carlisle via Whitehaven) at any time.
  • North West Rovers are valid from Lockerbie to Carlisle at any time.

Using a Rail Rover ticket

You can use your Rail Rover tickets on all train companies' services shown on the maps leaflet below except for Grand Central and First Hull Trains.

Seven-Day Rover tickets are valid for Seven consecutive days' travel. Four days in Eight consecutive days Rovers are valid for travel on Four separate days. They can be any Four days within the Eight-day period but you must write the date of travel in the boxes issued with your Rover ticket before travel on each of the days.

Railcard and Child discounts

Railcard discounts are available on our Rover tickets, where conditions of the Railcard are met. Children 5 - 15 years old inclusive travel at half the adult fare.

Prices

The prices shown are valid until 1 January 2015.

Explore for just one day

If you'd like to travel for just one day, then try our Day Ranger or Round Robin tickets. Each one covers a specific route or defined area and allows you to hop on and off trains all day.

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Coast and Peaks Rover

Appleby countryside
Explore the North Wales coastline or discover the Peak District. Visit Chester, Liverpool, Manchester or Sheffield and see what these great cities have to offer in culture and shopping.

View Coast and Peaks Rover route map

Coast and Peaks Adult Child Railcard* Family & Friends**
4 in 8 Day £70.00 £35.00 £46.20 £46.20 / £13.30

Prices correct at 2 January 2014

*16-25, Senior, Two Together and Disabled Railcard holders.
**Friends & Family Railcard ticket holders.

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North Country Rover

Scarborough
Explore the north of England from coast to coast; visit the glorious Lake District, the scenic Yorkshire Dales and exciting cities such as Carlisle, Leeds, Newcastle and Preston.

View North Country Rover route map

North Country Adult Child Railcard* Friends & Family**
4 in 8 Day £88.00 £44.00 £58.10 £58.10 / £16.75

Prices correct at 2 January 2014

*16-25, Senior, Two Together and Disabled Railcard holders.
**Friends & Family railcard ticket holders.

Photo credit - Scarborough © Welcome to Yorkshire

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North East Rover

Leeds
Explore the North East and experience breathtaking scenery, fabulous shopping and culture, or the very best of coast and countryside.

View North East Rover route map

North East Adult Child Railcard* Friends & Family**
4 in 8 Day £92.00 £46.00 £60.75 £60.75 / £17.50
7 Day Rover £106.00 £53.00 £69.95 £69.95 / £20.15

Prices correct at 2 January 2014

*16-25, Senior, Two Together and Disabled Railcard holders.
**Friends & Family railcard ticket holders.

Photo credit - Newcastle & Gateshead © One North East

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North West Rover

Whitehaven Fish statue
Explore great cities like Manchester and Liverpool or enjoy great British seaside resorts like Blackpool, Morecambe and Southport. Discover the stunning scenery of The Lake District or the industrial heritage of the north.

View North West Rover route map

North West Adult Child Railcard* Friends & Family**.
4 in 8 Day £70.00 £35.00 £46.20 £46.20 / £13.30
7 Day Rover £85.00 £42.50 £56.10 £56.10 / £16.15

Prices correct at 2 January 2014

*16-25, Senior, Two Together and Disabled Railcard holders.
**Friends & Family railcard ticket holders

Photo credit - Whitehaven Fish statue © Brian Sherwen

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Information

Northern train crossing the Ribblehead Viaduct

National Rail All-Line Rail Rover

The All-Line Rail Rover is a great value ticket that allows unlimited travel on most National Rail services for Seven or 14 consecutive days. With very few restrictions on the time of travel, the All-Line Rail Rover is perfect if you want to explore the whole of Great Britain by train.

All-Line Rail Rover Adult Child*
Standard Class 7 Day £478 £239
Standard Class 14 Day £724 £362
First Class 7 Day £724 £362
First Class 14 Day £1106 £553

Prices correct at 2 January 2014

*children 5-15 years old inclusive.

Discounts are also available for holders of national Railcards. You can buy your All-Line Rail Rover from any ticket office at staffed National Rail stations or from any telesales office. Prices and conditions correct at 2 January 2013, but they may be subject to change during 2013.

To find out more about the All-Line Rail Rover, visit www.nationalrail.co.uk/rovers or call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50.

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Other areas

You can explore other areas of Great Britain by train with a Rover ticket, these include:

England

  • Anglia Plus
  • Cotswold Discoverer
  • Devon and Cornwall Rover
  • East Midland Rover
  • Heart of England Rover
  • Kent Rover
  • Severn and Solent Rover
  • Shakespeare Explorer
  • Thames Rover

Scotland

  • Central Scotland Rover
  • Highland Rover
  • Scotrail Travel Pass

Wales

  • North and Mid Wales Rover
  • South Wales Rover
  • Wales Flexi Pass

  • For detail of these and the various one Day Ranger tickets available please visit: www.nationalrail.co.uk/times_fares/promotions/rangers_and_rovers.html

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