Fares and Bargain Tickets

Sample Fares

Details of some sample fares from Towns in Cumbria are listed below.

Also included is information on Day and Weekly tickets and joint travel deals with ferries

Fares on Stagecoach services

 

A regular bus traveller? Save money 

If you travel regularly or make several trips in one day, ask the bus driver about: 

Central Lakes Dayrider

Covers Grasmere, Ambleside, Windermere, Bowness, Haverthwaite, Coniston and Dungeon Ghyll. 

Adult £ 8.50, Child £ 6.30, Group** £ 23.50 Concessionary £ 6.30*** 

Explorer Ticket

One day unlimited Stagecoach bus travel in Cumbria, Lancashire plus services to Dumfries and Newcastle.

Adult £ 11.50, Child £ 8.50, Group** £ 32.70 Concessionary £ 8.50***

Save more with a 3 day pass: Adult £ 26.00 Child £ 19 


Keswick and Honister Dayrider

Adult £ 8.50, Child £ 6.30, Group** £ 23.50, Concessionary £ 6.30*** 

Buy tickets from a Stagecoach bus driver or ticket agent.

* Family - up to 2 adults and 3 children, or 1 adult and 4 children
** Group - up to 5 adults

*** for those who do not hold an ENCTS card or for travel before 9.30am Monday to Friday

information correct 19 August 2019

if you see any out of date information please contact us at integrated.transport@cumbria.gov.uk 

Cumbria Day Ranger

Travel on any train on any of the Cumbrian Lines and more!

Adult £ 45.90, Child £ 22.95, Railcard* £ 29.35, Family and Friends** £ 30.30 / £ 8.75 

Cumbria Round Robin

A circular tour of Cumbria via the Cumbrian Coast Line, Furness Line and West Coast main line.

Adult £ 31.90, Child £ 15.95, Railcard* £ 21.05, Family and Friends** £ 21.05 / £ 6.05

Cumbrian Coast Day Ranger

Travel anywhere along the line from Carlisle to Barrow-in-Furness.

Adult £ 20.80, Child £ 10.40, Railcard* £ 13.75, Family and Friends ** £ 13.75 / £ 3.95

Hadrian's Wall Country Line Day Ranger

Carlisle, Whitehaven to Newcastle and Sunderland.

Adult £ 22.30, Child £ 11.15, Railcard* £ 14.70, Family and Friends** £ 14.70 / £ 4.25

Northern Duo

Two adults travelling together can save money with a Duo ticket. Available between any two stations on the Hadrian's Wall Country Line

* 16 to 25, Senior, Two Together and Disabled Railcard holders - where conditions of railcard are met
** Family and Friends Railcard Holders adult / child - where conditions of railcard are met

Tickets can be purchased at any staffed railway station or from the conductor on the train

Northern Railway

Information correct 2nd January 2019.

If you see any out of date information please contact us at integrated.transport@cumbria.gov.uk 

There are a range of Railcards that offer reduced rates for different groups

16 to 25

Available if you are 16, and no longer qualify for child fares, up until your 25th birthday

Also available for mature students

Offers a third of most rail fares

A minimum fare of £ 12 applies before 10am on Monday to Friday between September and June

No restrictions in July and August or on weekends

£ 30 for one year or £ 70 for three years

16 to 25 railcard


25 to 30

Now too old for the Young Persons (16 to 25) railcard ?

Discounts are still available

Offers a third of most rail fares

A minimum fare of £ 12 applies before 10:00 on Monday to Friday 

No restrictions on weekends

25 to 30 railcard


Family and Friends

Travelling with children? Up to 4 Adults can get 1/3 off their fares, whilst the children get 60% off their fare (subject to a minimum of £ 1)

£ 30 for one year or £ 70 for three years

Family and friends railcard


Two Together

Do you regularly travel off peak with someone else? Family member or just a friend?

This railcard offers a third off most tickets purchased for travel after 9.30am on weekdays, or anytime on weekends and Public Holidays

£ 30 for one year

Two together railcard


Disabled Persons

If you have a disability that makes travelling by train difficult, you may quality for this card

Find out if you qualify for the disabled persons railcard

£ 20 for one year or £ 54 for three years

Disabled persons railcard


Over 60?

Get 1/3 off standard rail fares (some time restrictions apply on trains in the London area)

£ 30 for one year or £ 70 for three years

Over 60 railcard


Dales Railcard

If don't qualify for any of the other railcards but live along the route of the Settle to Carlisle line (or between Carlisle and Brampton on the Tyne Valley Line) you can get discounts for travel on the Settle - Carlisle line (and parts of some other routes)

The railcard costs £ 10 for a year and offers a third off normal fares on the Settle - Carlisle line (and there are extra offers in Winter). Up top 4 Children traveling with the card holder can get an 81% discount on their fares (subject to a £ 1 minimum fare)

Dales railcard




Travel around one of the lakes

AdultChildFamily*
Coniston Launch

Red Cruise

£ 12.00 [ £ 10.20 pre-book online]

Yellow Cruise

£ 13.25 [ £ 11.27 pre-book online]

Red Cruise

£ 6.00 [ £ 5.10 pre-book online]

Yellow Cruise

£ 6.65 [ £ 5.65 pre-book online]

Red Cruise

£ 27.50 [ £ 23.38 pre-book online]

Yellow Cruise

£ 28.50 [ £ 24.23 pre-book online]

Keswick Launch £ 11.00 + £ 5.70 + £ 27.50
Ullswater Steamers

£ 16.50 [ £ 14.50 pre-book online]

£ 9.90 [ £ 9.70 online]

£ 47.50 [ £ 42.00 online]

Windermere Cruises £ 21.70 % £ 10.85 % £ 59.00 %

* Family tickets are valid for up to 2 adults and 3 children with the exception of the Ullswater Steamers where it is valid for up to 2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and up to 3 children.

+ Weekly pass available at £ 27 Adult; £ 13.50 Child

[price in bracket is for discounted pre-booked online tickets]

% Lower fares are available on a Friday when booking before 11:30

For more fares information see the operators websites, using a link from the operator name in the table above

Under 5s travel free

Information correct 19 August 2019

if you see any out of date information please contact us at integrated.transport@cumbria.gov.uk 

One ticket covers a day's travel on trains between Lancaster, Morecambe, Workington (via Barrow) and Windermere / Penrith (via Oxenholme), Stagecoach bus services across Cumbria and a Cruise on Lake Windermere.

Adult £ 24.50, Child £ 12.25, Railcard* £ 16.15 Family** £ 48.00 

Buy at a staffed railway station or from the train conductor.

* 16 to 25, Senior, Two Together and Disabled Railcard Holders. 
** Family ticket valid for up to four people travelling together. Maximum two adults. Two adults can travel without a child.

Information correct 2 January 2019.

If you see any out of date information please contact us at integrated.transport@cumbria.gov.uk 

Add bus travel around town to your train ticket and save money.

For PLUSBUS for Barrow, Carlisle, Kendal and Oxenholme, Whitehaven, Windermere and Workington visit www.plusbus.info

Combined train / bus / boat ticket saving pounds.

Buy from any staffed railway station www.tpexpress.co.uk

Take the train along the Cumbria Coast Line to Ravenglass and join the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. Buying a combined Northern Rail / Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway ticket will save £ 4 per adult and £ 2 per child on buying separate tickets. 

Be sure - Check details before travelling

Bus, Rail and Ferry timetables can change at very short notice.

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