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Derbyshire Wayfarer

The following terms and conditions apply to this type of ticket. Please note that some tickets have restrictions on the days or times you can travel. Please check before you travel.

Terms and Conditions

Description

Off-peak multi-journey day ticket valid for travel on most trains and buses in Derbyshire.

Derbyshire Wayfarer tickets can be used between any of the stations on the following rail lines at any time on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays and after 09:00 on Mondays to Fridays:

  • Buxton - Chapel-en-le-Frith - New Mills (Newtown)

  • Sheffield - Hathersage - Hope - Edale - Chinley - New Mills (Central)

  • Sheffield - Chesterfield - Alfreton - Langley Mill

  • Sheffield - Chesterfield - Derby

  • Derby - Belper - Ambergate - Cromford - Matlock

  • Derby - Long Eaton

  • Derby - Tutbury and Hatton - Uttoxeter

  • Derby - Willington - Burton-on-Trent

  • Shirebrook - Whitwell.

These tickets can be used on the above lines on trains operated by CrossCountry, East Midlands Railway, Northern and TransPennine Express The tickets are not valid to/from East Midlands Parkway.

Nottingham and Beeston stations sell special Derbyshire Wayfarer tickets which also include rail travel from those stations to Long Eaton or Langley Mill. Group tickets are not available from these stations.

In addition, Derbyshire Wayfarer tickets can be used for travel within Derbyshire on all the local bus services operated by the companies listed, at any time on any day of the week.

They can also be used for journeys to or from Derbyshire on these companies' services operating between Derbyshire and Sheffield (city centre), Macclesfield (town centre), Leek (town centre), Burton-on-Trent (town centre) or Uttoxeter (town centre).

  • Aimée's

  • Arriva Midlands

  • D W Coaches

  • First

  • Glovers

  • G & J Holmes

  • High Peak (including Transpeak) 

  • Huddersfield Bus

  • Hulleys

  • Kinchbus

  • Little's Trave

  • McEwen's

  • Midland Classic

  • Notts & Derby

  • Stagecoach

  • TM Travel

  • Trent Barton (including Red Arrow, Spondon Flyer, The Mickleover, The Allestree, Amberline, Royal Derby, Harlequin, Villager, Ilkeston Flyer, Black Cat, Pronto, Swift, Two and Rainbow services)

  • Wardle Transport

  • Warringtons

  • Yourbus.

Derbyshire Wayfarer tickets cannot be used on local buses within Sheffield, Macclesfield, Leek, Burton-on-Trent or Uttoxeter, although travel between these town centres and Derbyshire is allowed.

In addition, Derbyshire Wayfarer tickets are valid:

  • within Staffordshire on Services 441 and 442

  • within Nottinghamshire on Service 15 (Ilkeston - Sawley)

  • between Derbyshire and East Midlands Airport on Services SKY ("Skylink" and "Skylink Nottingham")

  • between New Mills and Lyme Park on Service 199 (on Sundays only)

  • between Glossop and Holmfirth on Service 951.

WAY - AdultWAX - Adult (from Nottingham or Beeston)WAZ - Group

Single or Return

Return

Operator

  • East Midlands Railway

Standard Class Ticket Code

WAY, WAX & WAZ

Availability

Purchase Location

You can buy Derbyshire Wayfarer tickets in advance, or (subject to opening hours) on the day you wish to travel, from any of these outlets:

  • tourist information centres in Ashbourne, Bakewell, Buxton, Castleton, Chesterfield, Derby, Leek, Sheffield and Swadlincote

  • the bus travel office at Derby Bus Station

  • public libraries in Alfreton, Belper, Heanor, Ilkeston, Long Eaton, Melbourne and Swadlincote

  • Peak Rail at Matlock Rail Station

  • New Mills Heritage Centre

  • Newbury's News near Dronfield Station

  • East Staffordshire Council customer service centre in Burton-on-Trent

  • Uttoxeter Town Hall.

You can also buy Derbyshire Wayfarer tickets on the day of travel from the drivers of these local buses:

  • Aimee's

  • Arriva Midlands

  • Ashbourne DRT

  • Bakewell CT (service222)

  • DW Coaches

  • First

  • G&J Holmes

  • High Peak

  • Hulleys

  • McEwens

  • Midland Classic

  • Moorlands Connect

  • Notts & Derby

  • Stagecoach

  • Stotts Tours

  • Tates

  • TM Travel

  • Trent Barton

  • Yourbus

Tickets can only be purchased where they are valid.

These railway station ticket offices sell Derbyshire Wayfarer tickets on the day of travel:

  • Alfreton

  • Burton-on-Trent

  • Buxton

  • Chesterfield

  • Derby, Long Eaton

  • New Mills Newtown

  • Sheffield.

Nottingham and Beeston stations sell special Derbyshire Wayfarer tickets which also include rail travel from those stations to Long Eaton or Langley Mill. Group tickets are not available from these stations.

Derbyshire Wayfarer tickets cannot be purchased on board trains, at unstaffed stations, or from station ticket machines.

Derbyshire Wayfarer tickets can also be obtained in advance by post from Derbushire County Council.

Purchase Availability

Any day.

Pre-booking Requirement

Can only be purchased on the day at stations but can be purchased in advance from many of the locations listed above.

Reservations Compulsory

No

No, but you can reserve a seat on many longer distance services and reservations are recommended on busy services. Please note that some train services are designated as reservation only, regardless of ticket held.

Discounts

Children

Yes

Railcards

Yes

Discounts for Derbyshire County Council Concessionary Travel Permits only.

Outward Journey

Day Of Travel

Valid any day as shown on the ticket.

Time Of Travel

Valid on trains from 09:00 Monday-Friday and any time Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.  

Valid on buses at any time.

Return Journey

Day Of Travel

Valid any day as shown on the ticket.

Time Of Travel

Valid on trains from 09:00 Monday-Friday and any time Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.  

Valid on buses at any time.

Refunds

Wholly unused tickets are refunded. An administration charge is deducted.

Changes To Travel Plans

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