Unlimited off-peak travel for any 4 days in an 8 day period.

North Country Rover ticket

It extends from Carlisle and Newcastle in the north to Preston, Leeds and Hull in the south and from Heysham and Morecambe in the west to Whitby and Scarborough in the east.


The North Country Rover allows travel between Carlisle and Preston on the West Coast Main Line and between Newcastle and York on the East Coast Main Line.

Across country you can travel between Preston and Hull via Blackburn, Burnley, Bradford, Leeds and Selby and between Carlisle, Whitby and Saltburn via Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough as well as the branch lines to Morecambe and Heysham Port, Windermere, Clitheroe, Colne, Ilkley, Bishop Auckland, Saltburn and Whitby.

Scenic and coastal lines included are the Settle & Carlisle line, the Cumbrian Coast line between Carlisle and Barrow-in-Furness, the Tyne Valley line between Carlisle and Newcastle and the Yorkshire Wolds Coast line between Hull and Scarborough.


Northern website
Northern route map

see also:
North East Rover - 4 in 8 day rover slightly dearer larger area

Ticket Issuing System details:  name  /  code  /  group

This ticket has restriction code B3

fares & restrictions

Fares from 3rd March 2024

adult: £120.60
child (5-15): £60.30
16-17 saver: £60.30
railcards ⯆
 16 26 SE DI 2T FF H V: £79.55
 FF H V child fare: £22.90
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 - £114.90
2022 - £108.50
2021 - £101.90
2020 - £101.90
2019 - £99.10
2018 - £96.00
2014 - £88.00
2011 - £76.00

time restrictions
Mon to Fri: valid from 09:00 but valid anytime between Carlisle and Barrow in Furness. 2T railcard not valid until 09:30

No restrictions at weekends or bank holidays

route restrictions
Not valid on Grand Central or Hull Trains

train operating companies
Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, London North Eastern Railway, Northern, TransPennine Express

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


North Country Rover route map

North Country Rover route map

This ticket is valid at these national network stations:

Accrington; Allens West; Apperley Bridge; Appleby; Armathwaite; Arnside; Arram; Askam; Aspatria
Baildon; Bamber Bridge; Bardon Mill; Bare Lane; Barrow-in-Furness; Battersby; Bempton; Ben Rhydding; Bentham; Beverley; Billingham; Bingley; Bishop Auckland; Blackburn; Blaydon; Bootle; Bradford Forster Square; Bradford Interchange; Bramley; Brampton; Braystones; Bridlington; Brierfield; Broomfleet; Brough; Burley-in-Wharfedale; Burley Park; Burneside; Burnley Barracks; Burnley Central; Burnley Manchester Road
Cark & Cartmel; Carlisle; Carnforth; Castleton Moor; Cattal; Cherry Tree; Chester-le-Street; Clapham; Clitheroe; Colne; Commondale; Cononley; Corbridge; Corkickle; Cottingham; Crossflatts; Cross Gates
Dalron; Danby; Dalston; Darlington; Dent; Dinsdale; Driffield; Drigg; Dunston; Durham
Eaglescliffe; East Garforth; Eastrington; Egton
Ferriby; Filey; Flimby; Foxfield; Frizinghall
Garforth;Gargrave; Garsdale; Giggleswick; Gilberdyke; Glaisdale; Grange-over-Sands; Great Ayton; Green Road; Grosmont; Guiseley; Gypsy Lane
Halifax; Haltwhistle; Hammerton; Hapton; Harrington; Harrogate; Hartlepool; Haydon Bridge; Headingley; Hebden Bridge; Heighington; Hellifield; Hessle; Heworth; Hexham; Heysham Port; Horden; Hornbeam Park; Horsforth; Horton-in-Ribblesdale; Howden; Hull; Huncoat; Hunmanby; Hutton Cranswick
James Cook University Hospital
Keighley; Kendal; Kents Bank; Kildale; Kirkby-in-Furness; Kirkby Stephen; Kirkstall Forge; Knaresborough
Lancaster; Langho; Langwathby; Lazonby & Kirkoswald; Lealholm; Leeds; Longbeck; Long Preston; Lostock Hall; Low Moor
Malton; Marske; Marton; Maryport; Menston; MetroCentre; Micklefield; Middlesbrough; Mills Hill; Millom; Morecambe; Mytholmroyd
Nafferton; Nelson; Nethertown; Newcastle; New Pudsey; Newton Aycliffe; Northallerton; North Road-Darlington; Nunthorpe
Oswaldtwistle; Oxenholme Lake District
Pannal; Parton; Penrith North Lakes; Pleasington; Poppleton; Preston; Prudhoe
Ramsgreave & Wilpshire; Ravenglass for Eskdale; Redcar British Steel; Redcar Central; Redcar East; Ribblehead; Riding Mill; Rishton; Roose; Rose Grove; Ruswarp
Saltaire; Saltburn; Scarborough; Seaham; Seamer; Seascale; Seaton Carew; Selby; Sellafield; Settle; Shildon; Shipley; Silecroft; Silverdale; Skipton; Sleights; South Bank; South Milford; Sowerby Bridge; Starbeck; Staveley; St Bees; Steeton & Silsden; Stocksfield; Stockton; Sunderland;
Tees-side Airport; Thirsk; Thornaby;
Weeton; Wennington; Wetheral; Whallay; Whitby; Whitehaven; Wigton; Windermere; Workington; Wressle; Wylam
Yarm; York