Unlimited off-peak travel for one day throughout Lancashire and parts of Greater Manchester and Merseyside.

Lancashire Day Ranger ticket

It extends from Silverdale and Wennington in the north to Liverpool and Manchester in the south and from the Lancashire coast in the west to Clitheroe, Colne and Hebden Bridge in the east.


The Lancashire Day Ranger allows travel along the West Coast Main Line from Lancaster to Wigan North Western, from Liverpool and Southport to Manchester and from Blackpool to Hebden Bridge via Preston, Blackburn and Burnley.

You can also travel from Preston to both Liverpool and Manchester plus the Blackpool South, Morecambe/Heysham Port, Clitheroe and Colne branches.


Northern website
Northern route map

Ticket Issuing System details:  name  /  code  /  group

This ticket has restriction code B3

fares & restrictions

Fares from 3rd March 2024

adult: £29.80
child (5-15): £14.90
16-17 saver: £14.90
railcards ⯆
 16 26 SE DI 2T FF H V: £19.65
 FF H V child fare: £5.65
Railcards ⯈ Railcards:
16 = 16-25
26 = 26-30
SE = Senior
DI = Disabled
2T = Two Together
FF = Family & Friends
H = HM Forces
V = Veterans

Previous fares ⯈ Previous fares (adult):
2023 - £28.40
2022 - £26.80
2021 - £25.20
2020 - £25.20
2019 - £24.50
2018 - £23.80
2014 - £22.00
2011 - £19.00

time restrictions
Mon to Fri: valid from 09:00 but 2T railcard not valid until 09:30

No restrictions at weekends or bank holidays

train operating companies
Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, London Northwestern Railway, Merseyrail, Northern, TransPennine Express, Transport for Wales

Online: X
Train conductor: *
Station ticket office:
Ticket Vending Machine: 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


Lancashire Day Ranger route map

Lancashire Day Ranger route map

This ticket is valid at these national network stations:

Accrington; Adlington; Ainsdale; Aintree; Annsdell & Fairhaven; Appley Bridge; Atherton; Aughton Park
Bamber Bridge; Bank Hall; Bare Lane; Bescar Lane; Birkdale; Blackburn; Blackpool North; Blackpool Pleasure Beach; Blackpool South; Blackrod; Blundellsands & Crosby; Bolton; Bootle New Strand; Bootle Oriel Road; Brierfield; Broad Green; Bromley Cross; Bryn; Buckshaw Parkway; Burnley Barracks; Burnley Central; Burnley Manchester Road; Burscough Bridge; Burscough Junction
Carnforth; Castleton; Cherry Tree; Chorley; Clifton; Clitheroe; Colne; Croston
Daisy Hill; Darwen; Deansgate
Earlestown; Eccles; Eccleston Park; Edge Hill; Entwistle; Euxton Balshaw Lane
Farnworth; Fazakerley; Formby; Freshfield
Garswood; Gathurst
Hag Fold; Hall-i'-th'-Wood; Hall Road; Hapton; Headbolt Lane; Hebden Bridge; Heysham Port; Hightown; Hillside; Hindley; Horwich Parkway; Hoscar; Huncoat; Huyton
James Street
Kearsley; Kirkby; Kirkdale; Kirkham & Wesham
Lancaster; Langho; Layton; Lea Green; Leyland; Littleborough; Liverpool Central; Liverpool Lime Street; Lostock; Lostock Hall; Lytham
Maghull; Maghull North; Manchester Oxford Road; Manchester Piccadilly; Manchester Victoria; Meols Cop; Mill Hill; Mills Hill; Moorfields; Moorside; Morecambe; Moses Gate; Moss Side; Moston
Nelson; New Lane; Newton-le-Willows
Old Roan; Ormskirk; Orrell; Orrell Park; Oswaldtwistle
Parbold; Patricroft; Pemberton; Pleasington; Poulton-le-Fylde; Prescot; Preston
Rainford; Rainhill; Ramsgreave & Wilpshire; Rice Lane; Rishton; Roby; Rochdale; Rose Grove; Rufford
Salford Central; Salford Crescent; Salwick; Sandhills; Seaforth & Litherland; Silverdale; Smithy Bridge; Southport; Squires Gate; St Annes-on-the-Sea; St Helens Central; St Helens Junction; Swinton
Thatto Heath; Todmorden; Town Green
Walkden; Walsden; Walton; Waterloo; Wavertree Technology Park; Wennington; Westhoughton; Whallay; Whiston; Wigan North Western; Wigan Wallgate