Find Your Fare
Full line return tickets are our best value tickets. Adult, child, concession and family full line return tickets are valid for unlimited travel all day (excluding special events) and include FREE ENTRY into the Bury Transport Museum.
- Family full line return (valid for up to 2 adults and 3 children): £36.00
- Adult full line return: green timetable £11.00, weekend timetables £14.00
- Concession full line return: green timetable: £10.00, weekend timetables £12.80
- Child full line return: green timetable £7.00, weekend timetables £9.00
Please note that trains do not run to Heywood on the green timetable.
All child fares are valid for ages 5 – 15 years inclusive (excluding Day Out With ThomasTM events) and up to 4 children under the age of five many accompany each passenger over the age of 16 and travel free of charge.
Concessionary fares apply to holders of national Concessionary Passes, Britrail Pass holders, card holding members of the Ramblers’ Association and ELRPS members.
Please click the station you wish to travel from to view and download its full fare structure:
Residents aged over 16 in the boroughs of Bury, Rochdale and Rossendale may apply for a Resident’s Permit and access discounted fares for any journey. A fee of just £10 allows heavily discounted travel for three years! Residents’ rates do not include unlimited travel or free entry into Bury Transport Museum, however permit holders can purchase full line return tickets at concessionary rates. Children may not be issued a Resident’s Permit, any child accompanying a permit holder may travel at resident’s rates.
To apply call in at one of our manned stations. Find out more about the Permit scheme.
Special Event Day Rover Fares
Special event Day Rover tickets offer unlimited travel and free entry to the Bury Transport Museum during our steam and diesel events, please note that during a Steam or Diesel Gala other tickets may be withdrawn from sale. For other special event fares please see the individual event pages.
Special event fares for 2014 will be advertised early January.
Bury Transport Museum
Full Line Return Tickets allow free entry into the Bury Transport Museum. Discounted admission prices are also available as add-ons to any other East Lancashire Railway travel ticket.