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Explore Wales - by train

Travelling by train is a great way to get around and see the countryside. Wales has a number of stunning lines right across the country from which you can easily spend a few days on a short break, or simply take a day out on the train. Arriva Trains Wales has a number of special ticket types for you if you like the idea of relaxing in your seat as the train carries you around this most beautiful area.

There are three types of Explore Wales Pass, which all offer unlimited travel on all mainline rail services in Wales plus most scheduled bus services. These passes allows four days train and eight days bus travel within a period of eight consecutive days. Click on the links for more details on any of the following:

Explore Wales Pass
The Explore Wales Pass is what is says it is – one ticket that gives you the freedom to enjoy unlimited access to all of Wales’ mainline train services and almost every bus service.
Explore South Wales Pass
For those wanting to concentrate their travel in South Wales, the Explore South Wales Pass is the ticket for you.
Explore North & Mid Wales Pass
For those wanting to concentrate their travel in North Wales, the Explore North & Mid Wales Pass is the ticket for you.

Rovers and Rangers

There are also a number of day and evening Rovers and Ranger tickets*, which all offer unlimited train travel for one day on specific areas of the Arriva Trains Wales network. You can purchase the Rovers and Rangers tickets from the station booking office or on board the train.

*Rovers and Rangers tickets do not include travel on scheduled bus services.
Cambrian Coaster Rangers
The Cambrian Coaster Rangers tickets offer unlimited travel between Pwllheli to Aberystwyth and Machynlleth.

Ffestiniog Round Robin
The Ffestiniog Railway and Arriva Trains Wales offer a Round Robin ticket in North Wales.

Heart of Wales Circular Day Ranger
The Heart of Wales Circular Day Ranger offers you a circular one-day tour with unlimited travel in either direction on the Heart of Wales Line.

North Wales Rover

North Wales Rover is an excellent value ticket that is being used by increasing numbers of people travelling by bus and train around North Wales. You can buy the ticket for 2, 3 or all zones.

Valley Lines Day Explorer and Night Rider
The Valley Lines Day and Night Rider ticket gives you the opportunity to discover the Valleys and Cardiff Local Routes network.

West Wales Day Ranger

A one day ranger offering unlimited travel in West Wales.