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Our Northern family ticket gives you the chance to travel with your whole family, up to six people, for one great value price. Making the train a great option when travelling with the family. 

How does it work?

The Northern Family ticket is valid for up to two adults and four children, who are under the age of 15. All you need to do is purchase the ticket through our website or app, seven days ahead of travel and away you go.

Family tickets are valid for single journeys only. 

Where can we travel?

At the moment this ticket is being trialed in certain locations across the Northern network, take a look below to see where you can plan your next family adventure. 


Barrow-in-furnessManchester Piccadilly£25.00
Barrow-in-furnessManchester Oxford Road£25.00
Blackpool NorthManchester Piccadilly£15.00
Blackpool NorthPreston£7.00
Bradford InterchangeManchester Victoria£9.40
Bradford InterchangeChester£23.00
ChesterManchester Victoria£14.00
Filey Hull£12.00
Grange Over SandsManchester£19.00
LeedsManchester Victoria£13.60
PrestonManchester Piccadilly£10.40
PrestonManchester Oxford Road£10.40
Ulverston Manchester Piccadilly£25.00


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More family adventures, for less

Don't forget under 5's travel for free with Northern!

Check out our top tips for travelling with children.

A family day out across the North offers plenty of adventure, from Safari Parks, to Railway Musuems and Go Karting, there's enough options for all the family!

Discover family days out

Not only can you save with our family ticket, but you can also make use of the National Rail discount scheme, offering more fun for less with 2-4-1 tickets.

Discover 2-4-1 offers

Families of up to 6 can travel on the ticket. Saving is only valid on single tickets. Maximum of two adults. On selected routes only. Must be bought up to 7 days in advance via the Northern app or website. Subject to availability. 

Northern App

Streamline your journey and get tickets straight to your phone. Making your journey contact-free.

Northern App

Streamline your journey and get tickets straight to your phone. Making your journey contact-free.