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For just £4.50, you can enjoy same day unlimited off-peak train travel within the Cardiff and Penarth area with our Explore the Capital day-to-go ticket.

It’s more flexible and generally better value than buying a return ticket or a combinations of single tickets when travelling off-peak.


  Adult Child Railcard
Explore the Capital £4.50 £2.25 £2.90


Where to buy an Explore the Capital day-to-go ticket

You can buy an Explore the Capital day-to-go ticket at our ticket offices or on the train if there are no ticket purchasing facilities where you start your journey.


Where can I use it?

Our Explore the Capital day-to-go tickets are valid for use within the Cardiff and Penarth area between any of these stations:

  • Birchgrove
  • Dingle Road
  • Ninian Park
  • Cogan
  • Eastbrook
  • Penarth
  • Coryton
  • Fairwater
  • Radyr
  • Cardiff Bay
  • Grangetown
  • Rhiwbina
  • Cardiff Central
  • Heath High Level
  • Tŷ Glas
  • Cardiff Queen Street
  • Heath Low Level
  • Waun-Gron Park
  • Cathays
  • Llandaf
  • Whitchurch
  • Danescourt
  • Llanishen
Route Map for Cardiff and Valley Lines


Terms and Conditions

  • Not valid before 0930 or between 1600 and 1830 Monday to Friday.
  • Valid any time at weekends and bank holidays.
  • Save up to a 1/3 with a Railcard.
  • Children aged between five and fifteen receive 50% off the standard adult price.
  • Children aged four and under can travel free with a ticket holder.

Buy tickets

  • No booking fees
  • No card charges
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