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If you want to explore the cities, coast and countryside in one day then choose from our four Day Ranger or Round Robin tickets which include Cumbria and The Lake District. Hop on and off all day on your chosen route or within a defined area - the choice is yours. A great car-free day out for all the family and great value too!

Ticket Types

Please select a ticket type below:

Cumbria Day Ranger

Cumbria Coast Day Ranger

Cumbria Round Robin Ranger

Lakes Day Ranger

Terms and Conditions

Cumbria Day Ranger

Explore three scenic railway lines including the world-famous Settle - Carlisle line. Enjoy breath-taking views of the Cumbrian Coast, Yorkshire Dales and Morecambe Bay on your journey of discovery. Take time out to explore Dumfries, the border city of Carlisle, historic Lancaster or one of Britain's newest cities - Preston. From the Scottish borders to the Yorkshire Dales, you'll be amazed at how far you can travel with your Cumbria Day Ranger.

  View Cumbria Day Ranger route map.


Adults: £48.40
Child: £24.20
Railcard: £31.95*
Family and Friends Railcard: £31.95 / £9.20**
16-17 Saver Railcard: £24.20

*16-25, 256-30, Senior, Two Together and Disabled Person's Railcard holders.
**Family and Friends Railcard holders adult / child.

Cumbrian Coast Day Ranger

Connecting the border city of Carlisle in the north with the ship-building town of Barrow-in-Furness in the south, the Cumbrian Coast line is an 85-mile journey with many contrasts. Explore the Georgian town of Whitehaven, visit the Lake District National Park's only coastal village of Ravenglass, discover the history of Barrow at the town's Dock Museum, or just enjoy the spectacular scenery with the sea on one side and fells on the other.

  View Cumbrian Coast Day Ranger route map.


Adults: £22
Child: £11
Railcard: £14.50*
Family and Friends Railcard: £14.50 / £4.20**
16-17 Saver Railcard: £11.00

*16-25, 26-30, Senior, Two Together, Disabled Person's and HM Forces Railcard holders. 
**Family and Friends Railcard holders adult / child.

Cumbria Round Robin Ranger

Take the train in either direction on this circular tour of Cumbria taking in the Cumbrian Coast, Furness line and the West Coast main line. An exciting day out with plenty of places to explore, including the Border city of Carlisle, Georgian Whitehaven on the coast, the red-rose city of Lancaster and the market town of Penrith in the Eden valley. And don't forget the Laurel and Hardy museum in Ulverston!

  View Cumbria Round Robin route map.


Adults: £33.70
Child: £16.85
Railcard: £22.25*
Family and Friends Railcard: £22.25 /£6.40**
16-17 Saver Railcard: £16.85

*16-25, 26-30, Senior, Two Together, Disabled Person's & HM Forces Railcard holders. 
**Family and Friends Railcard holders adult / child.

Lakes Day Ranger

Take the train, then hop on a bus and discover more of The Lake District or even take a cruise on Windermere. One ticket covers you on the train, Stagecoach buses and a single half lake cruise on Windermere Lake Cruises’ scheduled services.

  View Lakes Day Ranger route map.


Adults: £25.90
Child: £12.95
Railcard : £17.10*
Family Ticket: £50.80**

*16-25, 26-30, Senior, Two Together, HM Forces and Disabled Person's Railcard holders. 
**Family ticket valid for up to four people travelling together. Maximum two adults. Two adults can travel without a child.

Terms & Conditions

Time restrictions

You can use the Cumbria Day Ranger, Cumbrian Coast Day Ranger, Lakes Day Ranger or the Cumbria Round Robin at any time.

Where to purchase

You can buy your Day Ranger or Round Robin tickets at your local staffed station. When boarding at an unstaffed station, or if the ticket office is closed, you can buy them from the conductor on the train.


The prices shown are correct at 1 March 2021 and are subject to change.

Railcard and Child discounts

Railcard discounts are available on most of our Day Ranger and Round Robin tickets (where conditions of the railcard are met).

Children 5 - 15 years old inclusive travel at half the Adult fare except on family tickets, where no further discount applies. Please see individual Day Ranger or Round Robin tab for more details. A Lakes Day Ranger family ticket is available for two adults and up to two children travelling together, two adults can travel together without a child. No railcard discounts are available.

Added value

A Lakes Day Ranger also includes travel on Stagecoach in Cumbria bus services (except school buses) within Cumbria including to / from Lancaster on service 555. You can also take a cruise on Windermere with Windermere Lake Cruises and discounts are also available on the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway.

Timetable Information

For train times, visit our the timetable section of our website or pick up a timetable at your local staffed station. Or you can call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50. For bus times visit or call Traveline on 08712 002233.*

*Calls to 0871 200 22 33 cost 10p per minute plus any charges your network provider makes.

For times and operating days on the:

  • Stagecoach buses:
  • Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway: or call: 01539 531594
  • Windermere Lake Cruises: or call: 01539 443360

Explore for longer

If you'd like to travel for more than one day, then try our Rover tickets. Each one of our four Rovers covers a large part of the north of England and gives you the option of travelling for either 7 consecutive days, or any 4 days within 8 consecutive days.

Tourist Information

For ideas for days out using your Day Ranger or Round Robin ticket, visit: Barrow-in-Furness: Carlisle: Cumbria Tourism: Western Lake District: 

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