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From historic castles to stunning beaches and dramatic mountains to exhilarating hikes, you can discover more of Wales for less with our Explore Wales Pass. It's just the ticket for your Welsh staycation.

Our Explore Wales Pass is valid for four days travel within an 8 day period to anywhere in Wales by train and on selected bus operators.

Starting at just £69 you can choose from three types of pass. This includes trains between Newport, Shrewsbury and Crewe, and trains from Crewe to Chester and Newport to Gloucester.

Are you planning a shorter trip? You can get unlimited travel for the entire day with one of our Rovers and Rangers tickets.

Prices

  Adult Child Railcard*

Explore Wales Pass

£99.00

£49.50

£65.35

North & Mid Wales Pass

£69.00

£34.50

£45.55

South Wales Pass

£69.00

£34.50

£45.55

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

Our Bus Partners

Here is a list of the bus operators in Wales that will accept the 'Explore Wales Pass'

  • First Group
  • Cardiff Bus
  • Arriva Bus Wales
  • Stagecoach Bus

Where to buy an Explore Wales Pass

You can buy an Explore Wales Pass from any of our ticket offices. You can also buy them from larger UK train stations and from a National Rail Appointed Travel Agent. You can't buy them online or over the phone. 

Terms & Conditions

  • Explore Wales
    • Enjoy unlimited travel in the designated geographical area on Transport for Wales services for 4 days within an 8 day period. 
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    • Explore Wales offers unlimited travel on Transport for Wales services in the designated geographical area for 4 days within an 8 day period.
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    • Valid for travel after 09:30 Monday to Friday, and all day Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays.
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    • Valid on Transport for Wales, CrossCountryGreat Western Railway and Virgin Trains services
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    • Explore Wales can be used for 4 days' travel within an 8 day travel period.
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    • Buy Explore Wales from your local rail station booking office.
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    • Unused tickets are refundable subject to an administration fee.
  • Explore North and Mid Wales
    • Enjoy unlimited travel in the designated geographical area for a day on Transport for Wales services. 
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    • Explore North & Mid Wales offers unlimited travel on Transport for Wales and on selected bus services in Wales for 4 days within an 8 day period, within the designated geographical area.
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    • Valid after 09:30 Monday to Friday, and all day Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays. Valid for 4 days' travel in an 8 day period. 
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    • Valid on Transport for Wales, Great Western RailwayNorthern and Virgin Trains services 
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    • Buy Explore North & Mid Wales from your local rail station booking office.
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    • If there are no ticket buying facilities at the station where you are starting your journey, you can also buy Explore Cambrian from a Conductor on board a Transport for Wales service.
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    • Unused tickets are refundable subject to an administration fee.
  • Explore South Wales
    • Enjoy unlimited travel in the designated geographical area on Transport for Wales services for 4 days within an 8 day period.
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    • Explore South Wales offers unlimited travel on Transport for Wales services in the designated geographical area for 4 days within an 8 day period.
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    • Valid for travel after 09:30 Monday to Friday, and all day Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays.
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    • Valid on Transport for Wales, Great Western Railway services
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    • Buy Explore South Wales from your local rail station booking office.  
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    • If there are no ticket buying facilities at the station where you are starting your journey, you can also buy Explore South Wales from a Conductor on board a Transport for Wales service.
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    • Unused tickets are refundable subject to an administration fee.

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  • No booking fees
  • No card charges
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