A flexible Rover ticket that covers travel on trains, ferries and a selection of coach services throughout the West and North Highlands. 

Valid for any 4 out of 8 consecutive days travel.

The Highland Rover entitles holders to unlimited travel on the following services:

  • Rail - ScotRail: Glasgow - Oban / Fort William / Mallaig, Inverness - Kyle of Lochalsh, Inverness - Wick / Thurso, Inverness - Aberdeen, Inverness - Aviemore
  • Ferry - Caledonian MacBrayne: Oban - Mull, Mallaig - Skye
  • Coach - Scottish Citylink / West Coast Motors: Oban / Fort William - Inverness
  • Coach - Stagecoach in the Highlands: Thurso - Scrabster   


Discounts are also available on the following services:

  • Rail - Strathspey Steam Railway: 10% discount on all full standard fares
  • Rail - Keith & Dufftown Railway: 10% discount on all full standard fares
  • Ferry - Northlink Ferries: 20% discount on seated Standard fares purchased on the day of sailing on the following routes: Scrabster - Stromness, Aberdeen - Lerwick, Aberdeen -Kirkwall - Lerwick
  • Coach - D & E Coaches: 10% discount on Single and Day Return fares on this route.
Participating train companies

Last updated: 04 September 2015


Highland Rover 4 in 8 Days
4 in 8 days 

Last updated: 10 March 2013


Area of validity
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Further Information

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Passenger note

When a passenger needs to self validate a Rover ticket, the date of travel should be completed in black ink using numerical values only for 'Day' and 'Month' eg 07 09 for travel on 7th September.

The Rover will need to be validated before the first journey on that day commences.

  • Valid for any 4 out of 8 consecutive days travel
  • Anytime - except on trains arriving before 0900 Monday to Fridays at Aberdeen and Inverness
  • Anytime weekends and bank holidays
  • Valid on ScotRail train services only


Period of availability
07/09/2004 - Until further notice

Last updated: 06 June 2016


Available to purchase
07/09/2004 - Until further notice
Buying your tickets
  • At a staffed station
  • ScotRail Telesales on 08457 55 00 33
  • online through Scotrail website (uk deliveries only)
  • online through Britrail website (overseas customers)
Booking conditions

Refunds are subject to a £10 administration fee for each unused ticket surrendered before the first date of travel.

Last updated: 22 April 2016

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