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 First Class and Pullman Observation Carriage upgrade options, and experience days that we offer. Why not treat yourself or a loved one? 

As part of your fare, you can enjoy a few extras on us, children's outdoor play areas at both main stations, access to a variety of walking routes to suit all ages, steam train photo opportunities, and a visit to the Ravenglass Railway Museum (free entry, donations welcome) to find out more about 'our story'. 

Our intermediate stations are now open but please note, they are request stops. However, the train will only stop if there is space on board. It is not possible to book tickets to or from these stations in advance but tickets can be bought from the guard using cash. Please observe station signage.

A single journey on the railway line takes approximately 40 minutes. We accept dogs, bicycles, and wheelchairs on our trains but please read below for further information. Please note that dogs are not permitted on trains at our special events.

We're delighted to announce the return of 'Kids Go Free Fridays', running throughout the summer holidays! Find out more about this offer here.

Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway fares

Find ticket prices and buy Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway tickets online here. Please read our guidance here to book ATOC, Preservation Society and Heritage Railway Association tickets.

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 £23.00 £15.50
Child (3-17) £15.50 £10.50
Child (under 3) Free Free
Family (2 adults & 2 children) £69.00 £47.00
Family (1 adult & 2 children) £46.00 £31.00
Dog Ticket ( all day ) £2.50 -
Annual Dog 'Rover' (with £2.00 donation to The Dogs Trust) £20.00
Joint Attractions Ticket with Ullswater 'Steamers' £45.00
Ticket Type Adult Child (3-17) Child (under 3) Family (2 adults & 2 children) Family (1 adult & 2 children) Dog Ticket ( all day ) Annual Dog 'Rover' (with £2.00 donation to The Dogs Trust) Joint Attractions Ticket with Ullswater 'Steamers'
Return Trip £23.00 £15.50 Free £69.00 £46.00 £2.50 £20.00 £45.00
One Way Trip £15.50 £10.50 Free £47.00 £31.00 -
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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 our Pullman Observation Carriage 'Joan', with panoramic views. Directors' Saloon 'Ruth' compartments are available to hire for single and return journeys (maximum 4 seats inside & 2 outside). 

Ticket Type Return Trip One Way Trip
Joan 2 Seat Compartment £20.00 (extra) £10.00 (extra)
Joan 4 Seat Compartment £40.00 (extra) £20.00 (extra)
First Class 2 Seat Compartment £16.00 (extra) £8.00 (extra)
First Class 4 Seat Compartment £32.00 (extra) £16.00 (extra)
Ruth Compartment £120.00 £60.00
Ticket Type Joan 2 Seat Compartment Joan 4 Seat Compartment First Class 2 Seat Compartment First Class 4 Seat Compartment Ruth Compartment
Return Trip £20.00 (extra) £40.00 (extra) £16.00 (extra) £32.00 (extra) £120.00
One Way Trip £10.00 (extra) £20.00 (extra) £8.00 (extra) £16.00 (extra) £60.00
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Optional Extras

More information regarding our carriage upgrades, including our 'Joan', 'Ruth' and First-Class Saloon carriages can be found here.

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.

Joint Ticket with Ullswater 'Steamers'

We're delighted to announce the return of our joint ticket with our sister attraction Ullswater 'Steamers'. Enjoy savings on days out at two of the Lake District's finest heritage attractions, with journeys on heritage vessels and steam engines through some of England's most beautiful and dramatic countryside. Online offer only. Please purchase dog tickets on the day. 

Simply select the 'Joint Attraction Ticket' option under 'Travellers' when purchasing a ticket with us and present your railway ticket at one of the Ullswater 'Steamer' Piers!

Heritage Vessel M.V. Western Belle sailing on Ullswater Lake on a sunny day.

Local Resident Passes

Please note residents passes may take up to 10 days to process.

Apply for a local resident's pass, or renew your current pass and you can enjoy:

  • 50% off fares in the shoulder season (1st Feb - 31st May and 1st October - 2nd January)
  • 25% off fares in peak season (1st June - 30th September)

Discounts exclude experiences and first class upgrades. 

The residents pass is only available for customers living in postcodes beginning with LA or CA. 

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 form of a driving licence or Council Tax Bill in your email.

Dog 'Rover' Season Tickets

Treat your furry friend to a year of adventure with our Dog Rover Season Ticket! 

For just £20, enjoy 12 months of train rides and 'pawsome' walkies in the Eskdale valley. On their first visit, each lucky pup receives a dog season ticket and a stylish bandana. £2 from every ticket goes to the Dogs Trust. Give your dog the gift of fun and help animals in need.