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 discover the 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.

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 £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 -
Ticket Type Adult Child 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)
Return Trip £18.00 £12.00 Free £28.00 £22.00 £26.00 £20.00 £63.00 £54.00 £36.00
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

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 & Steam Experience

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.

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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A train ride and afternoon tea at the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

£60.00 for 2 people

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. Perfect for a special occasion, or if you fancy a treat!

A train ride and afternoon tea at the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

Local Resident Passes

Apply for a local resident's pass, or renew your current pass. Enjoy 20% off fares and 10% off retail and café purchases. This is 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.