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

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   


Rail Discounts

  • Strathspey Steam Railway: 10% discount on all full standard fares
  • Keith & Dufftown Railway: 10% discount on all full standard fares
Ferry Discounts
  • 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

Participating train companies

Last updated: 30 April 2019


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
  • Standard National Railcard discounts apply
  • 50% discount for children aged 5-15, under 5's travel free
  • Valid for travel in Standard Class only
  • Upgrades to First Class are not permitted
  • Refunds are available subject to a £10 administration fee on unused tickets surrendered before the first date of outward travel


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

Last updated: 23 January 2019


Available to purchase
07/09/2004 - Until further notice
Buying your tickets
  • At a staffed station
  • ScotRail Telesales on 0344 811 0141
  • 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: 18 June 2018

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Last updated:   30 April 2019