Timetable & Fares

at Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway

View our interactive timetable below to see train times on your selected day of travel. You can also find all of our ticket options and fare information to help you plan your day out. Please note that the fares displayed are our ticket office prices; if you book your tickets in advance online you will save!

From time to time we may have to change timetables at short notice and diesel will replace steam engines. Wheelchairs and bicycles must be pre-booked onto the train before travel as space is limited. To do this please call us on 01229 717171 (wheelchairs will take priority over bicycles).

Download 2019 Timetable   Buy Tickets

We are currently not running any trains. Trains will be operating from 16th February 2019.

Denotes day as a Red Timetable day
Denotes day as a Green Timetable day
Denotes day as a Yellow Timetable day
Denotes day as a Brown Timetable day
Denotes day as a Blue Timetable day
Denotes day as a Special Event day

2019 Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway Fares

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Calling all stations

FULL DAY 24 HOUR. This ticket offers great value; valid for 24 hours from first point of entry, hop on and off all day, a free line guide and 50% off at our sister attraction Ullswater 'Steamers'. Please note, if you wish to buy online and save, tickets must be purchased 24 hours in advance. Tickets can be purchased on the day from our booking offices. Children under 5 travel free.

(Colours refer to timetable)RedYellowGreenBlueBrown
Adult - On The Day £15.50 £15.50 £13.50 £13.50 £10.00
Adult - Online £13.50 £13.50 £11.50 £11.50 £9.00
Child (5-15) - On The Day £9.30 £9.30 £8.10 £8.10 £6.00
Child (5-15) - Online £8.10 £8.10 £6.90 £6.90 £5.40
Family (2+2) - On The Day £44.95 £44.95 £39.15 £39.15 £27.50
Family (2+2) - Online £39.15 £39.15 £33.35 £33.35 £26.10

Observation Carriage

Brand new for 2019, travel in our Observation Carriage and get panoramic views of the spectacular Lake District coast and mountain landscapes.

This new carriage will be running on specific time slots during the green, red and yellow timetables throughout 2019 from both Ravenglass and Dalegarth Stations. £5.00 per person upgrade on a single journey ticket only, please note, single journey lasts 40 minutes. This must be pre-booked in advance.

To find out more about the time slots and to book your seat please call us on 01229 717171.


Walkers‘ Tickets


Tickets are available for shorter journeys to request stops. Purchase in the Booking Offices and enjoy many walks from each station.

Joint Attraction Ticket


Adult £25.00
Child (5-15) £12.50

This ticket gives you entry to two fabulous attractions for one great price. Valid for seven days from your first point of entry, enjoy the railway and castle at your own pace. Please note this ticket is only valid from March 2019 onwards due to our opening times.


Dogs Welcome

We welcome our furry friends on-board for just £1.50. Dogs are also permitted in the ticket offices and lower floor of the Fellbites Cafe. Paws for a drink at both main stations!

Gift Experiences

Treat yourselves and your loved ones to a special day at the Railway. Cream Tea & Steam, Eskdale Belle Carriage Gift Experiences and Railway Gift Vouchers are available to purchase online!

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Single Journey

40 mins

Adult £8.50
Child (5-15) £5.10

Explorer Ticket


Adult £60.00
Child (5-15) £36.00
Family (2+2) £174.00

Take your time to explore the whole of the Eskdale Valley with this NEW ticket. Valid for seven days from your first point of entry you can ride the tracks as many times as you wish during the week - perfect for your holiday! Please note this is not available until March 2019.



Bicycles must be pre-booked onto the train; service available on full-line single journeys only.
Single £4.00

Local Residents Pass

Apply online for our Residents Pass. Enjoy 20% off fares and 10% off retail and café purchases. Now extended for 2019 and available for customers living in postcodes beginning with LA or CA. Terms apply.

Apply Here