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).

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We are currently not running any trains. Trains will be operating at weekends from 24th November. Click here to book our Santa Express event.

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2018 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 £15.00 £15.00 £13.50 £13.50 £10.00
Adult - Online £12.70 £12.70 £10.50 £10.50 £9.00
Child (5-15) - On The Day £9.00 £9.00 £7.80 £7.80 £6.00
Child (5-15) - Online £7.62 £7.62 £6.30 £6.30 £5.40
Family (2+2) - On The Day £44.95 £44.95 £37.50 £37.50 £27.50
Family (2+2) - Online £36.83 £36.83 £30.45 £30.45 £26.10

Walkers‘ Tickets


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

Single Journey

40 mins

Adult £8.45
Child (5-15) £5.10

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.

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 2019.

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!


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

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!

Local Residents Pass

Apply online for our new 2018 Residents Pass. Enjoy 20% off fares and 10% off retail and cafe purchases. Available for customers living in LA19, CA18, CA19 and CA20 only. Terms apply.

Coming Soon

First class upgrade in our Observation Carriage in 2018.