We offer a range of tickets, allowing you to choose the best value ticket for your journey.
Anytime Single / Return Tickets
Travel at any time of the day locally or on the national rail network with a standard single or return ticket. Prices vary and are based on your departure and destination station.
Use our Journey Planner on the left side of this page to plan your journey. The cost of your journey will be shown in the 'fares' column, click on the price to see all of the ticket options available for you to buy.
It may be cheaper to buy a Day Saver if you are only travelling on our network. A Day Saver covers unlimited off-peak one day travel on our network. Adult fares range from £3.80 for 'one zone' and £5.10 for 'all zones'. Young person (5-18yrs) fares range from £1.90 for 'one zone' and £2.55 for 'all zones'. If you are unsure of how many zones your journey passes through, use our Journey Planner to calculate the cost of your ticket. Click here for more information.
Young Person and Child Tickets
Children travel for 50% off standard adult fares. Children under 5 years travel for free.
Passengers aged 18 years or under can buy Young Person’s Railpass, Day Saver, Trio, Solo and Saveaway tickets for travel in the Merseyside area.
A Family Day Ticket can be used for up to 2 adults and 3 children aged 5 to 15 and costs just £11!
If two adults are travelling, up to three children enjoy FREE travel!
The ticket is valid from 9.30am weekdays and can be used throughout the day on weekends for unlimited travel on the Merseyrail network and Northern, Wirral and City line trains within the Merseytravel boundaries.
If you make regular journeys by rail, we can offer you a choice of season tickets that will save you money off standard fares. Railpass saves you from having to buy daily tickets if you are travelling on a regular basis over a week, month, term or year, is easy to renew and starts from as little as £15.60.
There are a number of Railpass options available, depending on the number of area and zones you travel through on a regular basis:
|Railpass Fares||1 Zone||2 Zone / 1 Area||3 Zone / 1 Area||All Zones|
|Young Person (5-18)|
One day off-peak travel on bus, train and ferry. If you are unsure of how many zones your journey passes through, use our Journey Planner to calculate the cost of your ticket. Click here for more information.
|Saveaway Fares||2 Zones / 1 Area||All Zones|
|Young Person (5-18yrs)||£2.30||£2.70|
Covering bus, train and ferry, the Trio ticket offers you flexibility to decide the modes of transport that best suit your travel needs.
You can purchase your Trio ticket from a wide range of retail outlets including any staffed Merseyrail booking office. Costs are detailed in the table below.
|Trio Fares||1 Zone||2 Zone / 1 Area||3 Zone / 1 Area + 1 Zone||All Zones (excluding Area G&F)|
|Annual (Off Peak)||£441.00|
|Young Person (5-18)|
Corporate Season Tickets will save your employees money if they travel to work on a regular basis by rail at peak hours (06.31 – 09.29). If you support employees through travel scheme benefits, help them get the cheapest travel ticket available for regular travellers. Click here for more information.
Cheap Day Returns
If you are travelling outside peak hours (peak time is 06.31 – 09.29), save money by purchasing a Cheap Day Return ticket. Fares vary and are based on your station of origin and destination and can be found using our Journey Planner.
If you are a group of ten or more adults and children travelling together on our network we can offer your party an adult standard fare reduction of 26% for adults and 63% off the adult fare for children.
Click here for more information.