Your day out with Ravenglass Railway

We've made it easy for you to plan your Lake District steam train day out here, with lots of handy information. View our daily timetable for all train departures from Ravenglass and Dalegarth stations, find out about our fares, and book your tickets. You can also find out more about the 1st class and Pullman Observation carriage upgrade options and experience days that we offer; why not treat yourself or a loved one? 

We accept dogs, bicycles, and wheelchairs on our trains but please read below for further information. Please note that a single journey on the railway line takes approximately 40 minutes. 

Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway fares

Find ticket prices and buy Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway tickets online here. Tickets are on sale until 4th of September. 

Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway fares

Train Tickets

Find your fare by choosing from our many train ticket options below.

Ticket Type Return Trip One Way Trip
Adult £18.00 £12.00
Child (3-15) £12.00 £8.00
Child (under 3) Free Free
Adult Pullman (Joan Observation Carriage) £28.00 £17.00
Child Pullman (Joan Observation Carriage) £22.00 £12.00
Adult 1st Class £26.00 £16.00
Child 1st Class £20.00 £12.00
4 Adults £63.00 -
Family (2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children) £54.00 -
Family (1 adult & 2 children) £36.00 -
Dog Ticket ( all day ) £1.50 -
Ticket Type Adult Child (3-15) Child (under 3) Adult Pullman (Joan Observation Carriage) Child Pullman (Joan Observation Carriage) Adult 1st Class Child 1st Class 4 Adults Family (2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children) Family (1 adult & 2 children) Dog Ticket ( all day )
Return Trip £18.00 £12.00 Free £28.00 £22.00 £26.00 £20.00 £63.00 £54.00 £36.00 £1.50
One Way Trip £12.00 £8.00 Free £17.00 £12.00 £16.00 £12.00 - - - -
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Upgrade Options

For just a small fee, you can upgrade your fare for First Class tickets or take a special trip in 'Joan', our Pullman Observation Carriage with panoramic views.

Ticket Type Fare
Joan Upgrade Prices from £5.00 (extra)
First Class Upgrade Prices from £4.00 (extra)
Ticket Type Joan Upgrade First Class Upgrade
Fare Prices from £5.00 (extra) Prices from £4.00 (extra)

Optional Extras

Bikes: Please call us ahead of your visit to book a space. We can only accept 4-6 bikes per train.
£4.00 per journey.

Wheelchairs: Please call us ahead of your visit to book a space.

Click and Collect: We now offer click & collect shopping through our online shop.

Pullman Observation Carriage 'Joan'

Enjoy panoramic views of the spectacular Lake District coast and mountain landscapes in our Pullman Observation Carriage 'Joan'. You can purchase individual tickets online, or if you wish to hire the whole carriage please call us on 01229 717 171 to book your day, time and pay! Please note, dogs are NOT permitted in this carriage.

Ravenglass Departure Dalegarth Arrival Dalegarth Departure Ravenglass Arrival
Pink/Purple/Yellow 10:25 11:05 11:50 12:30
Pink/Purple/Yellow 12:50 13:30 14:10 14:50
Pink/Purple/Yellow 15:10 15:50 16:30 17:10
Green 10:25 11:05 11:50 12:30
Green 12:50 13:30 14:10 14:50
Green 15:10 15:50 16:30 17:10
Ravenglass Departure Pink/Purple/Yellow 10:25 Pink/Purple/Yellow 12:50 Pink/Purple/Yellow 15:10 Green 10:25 Green 12:50 Green 15:10
Dalegarth Arrival 11:05 13:30 15:50 11:05 13:30 15:50
Dalegarth Departure 11:50 14:10 16:30 11:50 14:10 16:30
Ravenglass Arrival 12:30 14:50 17:10 12:30 14:50 17:10
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An extra special heritage railway experience

£5.00 Upgrade per person for a single journey

OR

£230.00 Whole carriage hire for a single journey (up to 14 passengers)

£350.00 Whole carriage hire for a return journey (up to 14 passengers)

An extra special heritage railway experience

'Ruth' Director's Saloon

A journey in our newest carriage, 'Ruth', provides a comfortable and stylish experience, perfect for a gift experience, special event or a family celebration. Individual tickets and carriage bookings are now available using the 'Book Tickets' button. If you wish to book an exclusive 'Ruth' Director's Saloon Experience please follow the 'Book Experience' link.

Ravenglass Departure Dalegarth Arrival Dalegarth Departure Ravenglass Arrival
Pink/Purple/Yellow 11:25 12:05 12:50 13:30
Pink/Purple/Yellow 13:50 14:30 15:10 15:50
Ravenglass Departure Pink/Purple/Yellow 11:25 Pink/Purple/Yellow 13:50
Dalegarth Arrival 12:05 14:30
Dalegarth Departure 12:50 15:10
Ravenglass Arrival 13:30 15:50
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£190.00 Exclusive 'Ruth' Director's Saloon Experience (for 2 passengers)

£380.00 Exclusive 'Ruth' Director's Saloon Experience (for 4 passengers)

OR

£380.00 Whole carriage hire for a return journey (up to 12 passengers)

Ruth Directors Saloon Carriage

First Class Carriage

Our brand new First Class Carriage lets you travel in true comfort. You can purchase day tickets and upgrade your seat or privately hire the whole carriage for up to 18 people. If you wish to hire the whole carriage please call us on 01229 71 71 71 to book your day, time and pay! Please note this carriage is not accessible for wheelchairs. Dogs are permitted. 

Ravenglass Departure Dalegarth Arrival Dalegarth Departure Ravenglass Arrival
Yellow/Pink/Purple 9:30 10:10 10:30 11:10
Yellow/Pink/Purple 12:10 12:50 13:30 14:10
Purple 15:50 16:30 16:50 17:30
Green 11:25 12:05 12:50 13:30
Green 13:50 14:30 15:10 15:50
Ravenglass Departure Yellow/Pink/Purple 9:30 Yellow/Pink/Purple 12:10 Purple 15:50 Green 11:25 Green 13:50
Dalegarth Arrival 10:10 12:50 16:30 12:05 14:30
Dalegarth Departure 10:30 13:30 16:50 12:50 15:10
Ravenglass Arrival 11:10 14:10 17:30 13:30 15:50
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Travel through the Lake District in style

£4.00 Upgrade per person for a single journey

£210.00 Whole carriage hire for a single journey (up to 18 passengers)

£320.00 Whole carriage hire for a return journey (up to 18 passengers)

Travel through the Lake District in style

Cream Tea On The Move Experience

An exclusive experience for two people in our Directors Saloon 'Ruth'. Arrive at Ravenglass station and board your 'Ruth' compartment for the return steam railway journey up the line. Onboard enjoy a scrumptious cream tea and you even get to take away our souvenir cup as a memento of your day out.

(D)= Diesel Service

Ravenglass Departure Dalegarth Departure
11:25 12:50
13:50 15:10
Ravenglass Departure 11:25 13:50
Dalegarth Departure 12:50 15:10

Exclusive Cream Tea On The Move Experience in New 'Ruth' Director's Saloon

£120 for 2 persons

Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements at the time of booking. The Cream tea consists of tea/coffee in a souvenir keeping cup. Selection of sandwiches, quiche and sausage roll pieces. Scones with butter, jam and clotted cream and a cake selection. Please note products may vary from the image. Picture of keeping cup not supplied.  

Exclusive Cream Tea On The Move Experience in New 'Ruth' Director's Saloon

Cream Tea & Steam Experiences

Our much-loved Cream Tea & Steam experience takes you on a gorgeous 14-mile return trip with a stop-off at Dalegarth café for a cream tea. We have four options available too ! Add a touch of sparkle and 1st class travel to your gift or just an extra treat for you. 

Ravenglass Departure Dalegarth Arrival Cream Tea Sitting Time Dalegarth Departure Ravenglass Arrival
11:25 12:05 12:15 14:10 14:50
12:50 13:30 13:45 15:10 15:50
13:50 14:30 15:00 16:30 17:10
Ravenglass Departure 11:25 12:50 13:50
Dalegarth Arrival 12:05 13:30 14:30
Cream Tea Sitting Time 12:15 13:45 15:00
Dalegarth Departure 14:10 15:10 16:30
Ravenglass Arrival 14:50 15:50 17:10
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Afternoon cream tea & steam experiences at the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

£60.00 for two persons   Add some sparkle £70 for two persons 

Enjoy a delicious selection of sandwiches (ham, cheese, egg mayo, and tuna mayo) and a fruit scone with butter, jam, and clotted cream, with tea or coffee at one of our station cafes. You can add some bubbles to the occasion and upgrade to our 'sparkle'  package. Perfect for a special occasion, a gift or if you just fancy a treat! Please call us after purchase to book in your date and time of travel. We unable to accept walk up cream teas or experience bookings on the day.  

Afternoon cream tea & steam experiences at the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

Local Resident Passes

Apply for a local resident's pass, or renew your current pass and you can enjoy 50% off fares (excludes experiences and first class upgrades). The residents pass is only available for customers living in postcodes beginning with LA or CA. Terms and conditions apply. 

Click the link below to email us with your request. Please make sure that you include a photo of your proof of address in the email.

Pre-book Picnic

Our delicious and handy picnic boxes are available to purchase online and collect on your day of travel. Simply select your tasty sandwich filling and bread options, and we will have them ready and waiting for you to collect!

Are you looking for something a bit more substantial for your lunch at the railway? With a huge variety of food options available, take a look at our menus and pick from our mouthwatering selection.