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Greater Manchester Wayfarer

Nearest train station


Travel by train, tram and selected buses in the Manchester area and beyond.


Travel for a day anywhere in Greater Manchester and in parts of Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire, Staffordshire and the Peak District.

The Wayfarer ticket lets you travel by Metrolink tram or trains and buses run by participating Wayfarer companies.

The Wayfarer ticket lets you travel on any participating bus at any time. You can also travel on Metrolink trams or any train run by a participating company after 9.30am Monday to Friday, and at any time on weekends and bank holidays.

Further information

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Available to Purchase

From 5th April 2009

Purchase Details

You can buy Wayfarer tickets from staffed railway stations and PayPoint outlets in the area of validity.

Valid from

From 5th April 2009

Terms & Conditions

Travel by:

  • Bus at any time

  • Train and tram after 9.30am weekdays, and anytime Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays.

Valid in both directions


Applicable Zone of Station(s)

Ashburys, Ardwick, Ashton-under-Lyne, Altrincham, Appley Bridge, Atherton, Broadbottom, Bredbury, Blackrod, Belle Vue, Bromley Cross (Lancs), Bramhall, Burnage, Brinnington, Bolton, Bryn, Castleton (Manchester), Cheadle Hulme, Clifton (Manchester), Chassen Road...


  • Adult


    (16+ years old)

  • Child


    (5 to 15 years old)

  • Concession


    (Holders of English National Concessionary Travel Passes (ENCT) for older or disabled people).

  • Group


    Max. 2 Adults plus 1 or 2 Children