The Great West Way is a new 125-mile touring route between London, Bath and Bristol, based on ancient routes, roaming through idyllic countryside, quaint villages and elegant towns. Relax and journey along the Great West Way on the rail and bus network using the Great West Way Discoverer Global 7 Day ticket.



With the Great West Way Discoverer Global 7 Day ticket you can travel by train off-peak between London and Bristol using GWR and SWR rail services. This includes the Thames Branchlines to Henley On Thames and Windsor along with the TransWilts route between Salisbury and Westbury. The Global ticket also includes unlimited travel on the bus services along the route, listed below:

Bus services:


  • X2 and X32 between Oxford, Didcot Parkway and Wantage – Thames Travel, Connector service
  • X38/X39 & X40, Reading, Henley, Wallingford, Oxford – Thames Travel, River Rapids service
  • X5 Salisbury, Amersbury, Pewsey, Marlborough, Swindon – Salisbury Reds service
  • 49 Trans-Wilts-Express, Swindon, Trowbridge – Stagecoach West service
  • 55 Swindon, Royal Wootton Bassett, Chippenham – Stagecoach West GOLD service
  • S6 Swindon, Faringdon, Oxford – Stagecoach West GOLD service
  • 80/81 Swindon – Malborough – Stagecoach West service
  • All First West of England services except the Bristol Flyer services at present   


  • Green Line services 702 and 703 between Heathrow, Windsor and LEGOLAND Windsor Resort
  • Reading Buses services, excluding Greenwave, Kennections, football and special event services



Participating train companies
Great Western RailwaySouth Western Railway;  

Last updated: 05 July 2021


Great West Way Discoverer Global 7 Day
As advertised 
16-25 Railcard  £220.50

Other discounts:

  • 16-17 Saver - £220.50
  • Senior Railcard - £220.50
  • 26-30 Railcard - £220.50
  • Two Together Railcard - £220.50
  • Disabled Persons Railcard Adult - £220.50
  • Disabled Persons Railcard Child - £122.50
  • HM Forces Railcard - £220.50
  • Family & Friends Adult - £220.50
  • Family & Friends Child - £220.50






Last updated: 16 January 2019


Area of validity
Further Information

Restriction: W1 

Period of availability
01/07/2021 - Until further notice

Last updated: 05 July 2021


Available to purchase
Now - Until further notice

Last updated: 16 January 2019

Managed by:

Last updated:   05 July 2021