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Travel on the West Somerset Railway with either Single, Return or Day Rover Tickets from our Booking Offices (cash or card) or on train Ticket Inspectors (cash only)

Day Rover tickets give you unlimited travel for the day allowing you to make as many journeys and stop-off’s as you can fit in!

Group Travel
Pre-booked Groups of 16+ passengers enjoy a discount.   Please click here for details.
 
Standard Travel Ticket Prices - Red, Green and Yellow Timetable Days
 
Singles & Returns

Please click on the Station name from which you are starting your journey below to see the Return and Single Fares.
 
The prices below are not valid on Day Out With Thomas or the Autumn Steam Gala. Please see the Special Event Single and Returns pricing further down this page for the on the day prices for Day Out With Thomas and the Autumn Steam Gala.

How to save money!

 
Save 10% when buying Adult, Senior and Child Rover tickets in advance online or by calling 01643 704996 - SAVE 10%!. Must be bought at least 7 days prior to date of travel.
 
On the Day Rover ticket prices have been held 2012 prices.

2014 Prices
Advance
On the day
Adult Rover (16-59)
£15.30
£17.00
Senior Rover (60+)
£13.85
£15.40
Children (5 -15)
£7.65
£8.50
Family
£43.00
£45.00
 
Family Rovers are valid for 2 adults and up to 4 children.

Under 5's travel free.
 
Dogs : £2 per dog (assistance dogs travel free).   Dogs must be seated on the floor of the carriage and not on the seats.

Bikes: £2 per bike. Bikes are carried in the guards van of each train.
 
Standard Travel Family Tickets
Family Day Rovers and Day Returns offer you a discounted ticket option.  We know that every penny counts and our Family Rover and Family Returns save you money against buying the equivalent number individual adult and child tickets.
 
£45.00 Family Day Rover.
 
For Family Day Return prices click here.

Disabled Passengers Fares
Passengers with a disability travel at half price.  There are no disabled concessions on our special services such as dining specials, combined ticket deals and Festive Fun services (Santa, Carol & Dunster by Candlelight).  Please see our Accessible Guide.

2014 Multi-Day Rover tickets - Prices held in 2014 at 2012 rates

Two-consecutive days: Adults £32.00 and children £16.00.
Seven-day Rovers : Adults £68.00 and children £34.00.

On the day and advance tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded. Refunds will only be considered if the service does not run.
 
Special Events/Services Fares

Event fares apply at all of our events. Please see the relevant event page for full fares information. Discount vouchers (including Tesco Vouchers) can not be used on special events and services (except Late Summer Weekend and Winter Steam Festival).
 
Special Event Ticket Prices - Mixed Traction Weekend and Autumn Steam Gala Purple Days 
(excluding Late Summer Weekend and Winter Steam Festival).
 
Special Event Singles & Returns
 
Please click on the Station name from which you are starting your journey below to see the Special Event Return and Single Fares.
 

Ticket Terms and Conditions
 
Please note that if you intend to use any of the following: Tesco Voucher, special offer/promotion, Local Residents Rail Card, WSRA Membership Discount, Group Rate or Disabled fares that only ONE concession can be used at a time, they cannot be used in conjunction with each other to gain a discount on an already discounted ticket price.

1. Tickets are issued subject to the rules and regulations of the West Somerset Railway Plc.
2. Please check your tickets when you receive them and notify us immediately of any mistakes.
3. It is the responsibility of the ticket holder to ascertain whether a service has been cancelled and the date and time of any rearranged service.  If a service is cancelled or rescheduled the West Somerset Railway will contact you on the contact details you provide us to inform you of the situation and resolution.
4. A £5 administration fee per booking will be charged for any subsequent booking alterations.  No refunds will be given once tickets are issued.  The West Somerset Railway cannot be held responsible for any tickets which are lost of stolen.

Tesco Rewards
Please be aware that Tesco rewards can only be redeemed on Standard Travel Fares, this does not include special events and services.(except Late Summer Weekend and Winter Steam Festival).Please note that the 10% discount offer on advance book Day Rovers cannot be used in conjunction with Tesco Vouchers etc.


 
Validity of Tickets
Singles: are valid for the day of issue and for one journey only.

Returns: For one calendar month after the date of issue.

Family Returns: Valid for 2 Adults and up to four Children for one calendar month after the day of issue.

Day Rover Tickets: Valid for unlimited travel on the Railway for the day of issue.

Week Rovers and two day rover are valid for unlimited travel on the number of consecutive days specified on the ticket.

On the day and advance tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded. Refunds will only be considered if the service does not run.
 
Cancellation Policy
The West Somerset Railway does not issue refunds on tickets unless we are unable to operate the service or event or there has been a specific problem on the date of travel.
 
If for any reason a pre-booked ticket holder is unable to travel we will endeavour to re-sell the ticket, subject to us being informed in advance/with sufficient notice of the date of travel. If the no longer required ticket can be sold we will offer a refund (minus administration costs), if however the ticket can not be re-sold then no refund can be offered.

Discounts and Concessions
Holders of a valid Heritage Railway Association (HRA) Pass may travel at half fare on production of a valid pass. Each member of the group must have a valid pass.Passes from other UK Heritage Railway Associations are not valid for use on the West Somerset Railway.

British Railways Staff (Adults, Retired and Children) travel at half price on production of their Privilege Cards/Association of Train Operators Privilege Cards at the booking office or to the Ticket Inspector.

Local Residents travel at half price on production of their Local Residents Pass. The pass costs £10.00 per person and is valid for two calendar years.

West Somerset Railway Association members having used their one day of free travel then travel at half price on production of their cards at the booking office or to the Ticket Inspector.
 

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