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Family Ticket


Spend quality time with loved ones and enjoy a great day out with our Family Ticket.

Whether it's a planned or unplanned day out, our frequent and reliable service will get you to most major attractions and destinations in Merseyside, Cheshire and Lancashire.

A Family Ticket can be used for a family of up to 5 for just £13!

  • It covers 1 or 2 adults travelling with children aged 5-15.
  • Valid for unlimited travel, only excluding peak hours 06:31 - 09:29 Monday - Friday. Outside of these hours, including all day weekends and Bank Holidays you can hop on and off the train as much as you want! 
  • Valid on both the Northern and Wirral Merseyrail lines and on Northern Rail on the City Line.
  • Each group must include at least one adult.
  • Tickets can be purchased in advance or on the day of travel from your nearest Merseyrail or Northern Rail booking office.

Please Note: Railcards are not valid for use with this product.

Other child ticket options

Child tickets are 50% less that adult train ticket prices. If you're travelling in a smaller group with 1 or 2 children one of the options below may work out cheaper.

  • Child Day Saver - priced from £2.10 for One Area or £2.80 for an All Area's Day Saver ticket. A Day Saver is also valid for unlimited travel off-peak travel on the Merseyrail network, and you can even buy it online here before you travel, saving time at the station. 
  • Child Return Ticket - Return tickets for passengers aged 15 and under start from just £1.15

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Destination Merseyside - make the most of your unlimited travel!

If you're stuck for ideas on where to go and what to do just visit Destination Merseyside for inspiration on where you can travel to on our network for a fantastic day out with the family. There are lots of categories to filter by, including Family FunFree Days OutOpen SpacesSunny Days and Rainy Days. Southport to Chester and everywhere in between with the family for just £13. Hop on and off the train as much as you want after 9.30 weekdays and all day on weekends and bank holidays. 



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