GREAT WEST WAY DISCOVERER WEST PASS

Unlimited off-peak travel for either 1 day or 7 consecutive days centred around the western part of the Great West Way .
Bus travel in the area is also included.

The Great West Way® is a 125-mile touring route between London, Bath and Bristol based on ancient routes.

description

The Great West Way Discoverer West Pass allows travel on the following rail routes: Bristol Temple Meads to Swindon via Chippenham; Bristol Temple Meads to Salisbury via Westbury; Chippenham to Westbury via Melksham; Westbury to Frome and Westbury to Pewsey.

The following bus routes are also included:
X5 Salisbury, Amersbury, Pewsey, Marlborough, Swindon – Salisbury Reds service
49 Trans-Wilts-Express, Swindon, Trowbridge – Stagecoach West service
55 Swindon, Royal Wootton Bassett, Chippenham - Stagecoach West GOLD service
S6 Swindon, Faringdon, Oxford - Stagecoach West GOLD service
80/81 Swindon – Malborough – Stagecoach West service
All First West of England services except the Bristol Flyer services

information

GWR website
GWR route map
NRE website
Great West Way website

see also:
Gt West Way Discoverer East Pass - The eastern end of the GW Way
Gt West Way Discoverer Global 7 day Pass - The whole of the GW Way

Ticket Issuing System details:  name  /  code  /  group
GREAT WEST WAY WEST 1 DAY / GWW / I539 GWW
GREAT WEST WAY WEST 7 DAY / GW7 / I539 GWW

prices & restrictions

Fares from 2nd January 2023

1 day:

adult: £27.50
child (5-15): £13.75
16-17 saver: £13.75
railcards ⯆
 16 26 SE DI 2T FF H V: £24.80
 FF H V child fare: £13.75

7 days:

adult: £79.50
child (5-15): £39.75
16-17 saver: £39.75
railcards ⯆
 16 26 SE DI 2T FF H V: £71.50
 FF H V child fare: £39.75
Railcards ⯈ Railcards:
16 = 16-25
26 = 26-30
SE = Senior
DI = Disabled
2T = Two Together
FF = Family & Friends
H = HM Forces
V = Veterans

time restrictions
Mon to Fri: valid from 09:20 until midnight

No restrictions at weekends or bank holidays

train operating companies
Great Western Railway, South Western Railway

purchasing
Online at GWR :
Online at SWR :
Train conductor: *
Station ticket office:
Ticket Vending Machine (TVM): i Northern Ticket Vending Machines now sell most ranger and rover tickets but at the moment only for same-day travel (rather prohibitive for distant areas)

Some Avanti West Coast station TVMs for example Crewe, now sell local rangers and rovers.

A number of PTE areas sell local rangers from TVMs in their area e.g. South Yorkshire, Strathclyde and West Midlands

sponsors

Great West Way Discoverer West Pass route map
(rail lines only see GWR map for bus routes)

Great West Way Discoverer West route map

This ticket is valid at these national network stations:

Avoncliff
Bath Spa; Bradford-on-Avon; Bristol Temple Meads
Chippenham
Dilton Marsh
Freshford; Frome
Keynsham
Melksham
Oldfield Park
Pewsey
Salisbury; Swindon
Trowbridge
Warminster; Westbury