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Lakes Day Ranger

The Lakes Day Ranger rail and bus pass is a one-day ticket that gives you unlimited bus and rail travel in the Lake District in Cumbria and also includes a cruise on Lake Windermere. The Lakes Day Ranger offers excellent value for a car free day out in England’s Lake District and elsewhere in Cumbria.

This pass includes travel on:


Northern Rail, Virgin Trains and TransPennine Express rail services between:

  • Lancaster and Workington (via Barrow in Furness)
  • Lancaster and Penrith/Windermere (via Oxenholme Lake District)
  • Lancaster and Morecambe and Heysham Port


All Stagecoach buses within Cumbria (except school buses) and also service 555/6 between Cumbria and Lancaster.


A cruise on Lake Windermere from Ambleside, Bowness or Lakeside using Windermere Lake Cruises scheduled services.

Bonus discounted travel

In addition to unlimited bus, boat and rail travel, holders of a valid Lakes Day Ranger pass are entitled to the following discounts on presentation of their ticket:

  • Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway – 10% discount off single and return fares
  • Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway – 10% discount off single and return fares
  • Ullswater Steamers – 20% discount off single and return fares

Lakes Day Ranger bus and rail pass

 AdultDiscount ChildFamily
1 Day£24.50£16.15£12.25£48
Discount fare applied to holders of 16–25 Railcard, Two Together Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, Senior Railcard, Disabled Persons Railcard and HM Forces Railcard.


The Lakes Day Ranger bus and rail pass can be used on trains operated by the following companies:

Northern Transpennine Express Virgin Trains