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Venture further afield with the Explore Cardiff & Valleys ticket. You can use it for the whole day from 0930 Monday to Friday or all day at weekends (not bank holidays).



  Adult Child Railcard*
Explore Cardiff and Valleys £13.50 £6.70 £8.90
  Explore Cardiff and Valleys
Adult £13.50





*Save more with a 16-25, Two Together, Disabled Persons or Senior Railcards.

Where to buy an Explore Cardiff and Valleys Ticket

Buy Explore Cardiff & Valleys from your local rail station booking office.



The Valley Lines Day Explorer Map


Our Bus Partners

Here is a list of the bus operators in Wales that will accept the 'Explore Cardiff & Valleys'

  • Stagecoach South Wales Bus
  • Thomas of Rhondda


Terms & Conditions

  • Enjoy unlimited travel in the designated geographical area for a day on Transport for Wales services. 
  • For travel between Maesteg - Cardiff Central via Pontyclun or Llantwit Major, plus Barry Island - Barry, Penarth - Grangetown and Cardiff Central - Treherbert/Merthyr Tydfil/Aberdare/Rhymney/Ebbw Vale. 
  • Valid for travel after 09:30 Monday to Friday, and all day Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays.
  • No restriction on buses. 
  • Valid on Transport for Wales services
  • Buy Explore Cardiff & Valleys from your local rail station booking office. 
  • If there are no ticket buying facilities at the station where you are starting your journey, you can also buy Explore Cardiff & Valleys from a Conductor on board a Transport for Wales service.
  • Unused tickets are refundable subject to an administration fee.
  • Price valid until 31st December 2020.