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.
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.
The prices shown are valid until 1 January 2014.
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.