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The Derbyshire Wayfarer is a day ticket allowing virtually unlimited bus and train travel throughout Derbyshire for a whole day.

You make a one-off payment and scratch off the date on the ticket when you want to travel. Then hop aboard your transport. You can catch the bus at any time or the train after 09:00. You can also use your Derbyshire Wayfarer to make some trips to and from some places outside the county as long as the journey starts or finishes in Derbyshire, including Burton-on-Trent, Leek, Macclesfield, Sheffield and Uttoxeter.

Nottingham and Beeston stations sell special Derbyshire Wayfarer tickets which also include rail travel from those stations to Long Eaton or Langley Mill. The Prices below are for these special tickets.

The Derbyshire Wayfarer is available for Adults, Children, Senior Citizens, and Derbyshire County Council Concessionary Pass holders.

Group tickets are NOT available from Nottingham and Beeston, however are available from Long Eaton or Langley Mill.

Participating train companies
East Midlands RailwayNorthernTransPennine ExpressCrossCountry;  

Last updated: 10 June 2019


Derbyshire Wayfarer Ranger (From Nottingham or Beeston)

Last updated: 10 March 2013


Area of validity
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Further Information

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Adult minimum

Valid for travel on trains after 0900, Mondays to Fridays, all day on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays.

Valid on all train companies services within the Derbyshire area shown on the map.

(It is not valid for travel between separate sections of route.)

On most bus services operating within the Derbyshire area.

On buses and trains to selected destinations outside of the Derbyshire County boundary.

Period of availability
10/03/2008 - Until further notice

Last updated: 18 June 2019


Available to purchase
10/03/2008 - Until further notice
Buying your tickets

Available on the day of travel or in advance from Nottingham and Beeston stations.

The standard Derbyshire Wayfarer can be purchased from Alfreton, Burton on Trent, Buxton, Chesterfield, Derby, Long Eaton, New Mills Newtown and Sheffield rail stations in addition to Bus company travel offices, tourist offices and by post/telephone from the Derbyshire Council.


Last updated: 10 June 2019