Fares

Whether you are at the Railway for just one trip along the line or a full day hopping on and off and visiting local attractions, whether you are individuals or a family, young or not so young, the Railway has the right ticket for you.

2020 Fares

To make the most of your visit, we recommend the purchase of a Day Rover which may be booked in advance of your visit.

However, if your time is limited a Full Line Return ticket is available, to purchase on the day from the ticket office at any of our stations.

DAY ROVER
Adults: £18
Concessions: £15
Children 5 to 15 inclusive: £9

FULL LINE RETURN
Adults: £13
Concessions: £12
Children 5 to 15 inclusive: £6.50

Full details of these popular tickets are shown below.

Single and Return tickets are also available between all stations on the line. Click HERE for station – station fares.

Details of concessionary fares, discounts and special offers are shown below.

Please note that these prices exclude special events and ticket prices are subject to change. Please visit individual Events pages for more information.

Day Rover Ticket

This ticket offers unlimited travel for a whole day – allowing you to break your journey and travel about as you please. Includes free entry to RAIL STORY where the award winning Museum Of Rail Travel and the Bahamas Locomotive Society’s ‘Ingrow Loco’ exhibition are located – all at Ingrow West Station. Ideal for those wanting the complete day out.

Adults: £18
Concessions: £15
Children 5 to 15 inclusive: £9

You can now save 10% on Day Rover Tickets when you purchase them online! Book yours here.

Tickets must be purchased online 7 days or more in advance to save.

Small Family Ticket

This ticket is the same as the Rover Ticket but covers ONE adult and ONE child travelling together. It provides a useful saving for small families travelling together, whilst larger families can save money by buying more than one of these tickets, or combining one with individual tickets for additional passengers. It offers unlimited travel for a whole day – allowing you to break your journey and travel about as you please. Includes free entry to RAIL STORY, home to the award winning Museum Of Rail Travel and the Bahamas Locomotive Society’s ‘Ingrow Loco’ exhibition – both at Ingrow West Station. Ideal for those wanting the complete day out.

Small Family Ticket: £22

Free travel for 3rd Child

When purchasing two ‘Small Family Tickets’ for 2 adults and 2 children, a third child can travel free. A family of 5 can take advantage of 1 free children’s rover ticket to add to their ‘Small Family’ rover ticket purchase.

Full Line Return

This ticket allows one complete round trip of the line from any station (eg: Haworth -> Keighley -> Oxenhope -> Haworth).

Adults: £13
Concessions: £12
Children 5 to 15 inclusive: £6.50

This ticket does not include access to the two museums at Ingrow West.

Free & Reduced Rate Ticket Offers

There are several discount promotions in operation which allow visitors to obtain free or discounted travel on the KWVR.

Concessionary Fares are available to

  • English National Bus Pass holders (both Senior Blue or Disabled Yellow versions)
  • Any Adult aged 65 and over (proof of age may be required)
  • Students in full time education who can produce a valid NUS / Totum Card

Free Travel is available to Children aged under 5.

Passengers travelling in their own wheelchair

A wheelchair user travelling in their wheelchair can obtain a 50% discount on the relevant Day Rover fare. This will also apply on special events but not on special trains.
One person (whether a necessary carer or not) can travel with the wheelchair user and also receive 50% discount on their Day Rover fare, provided they purchase their tickets together and travel together at all times. Discounted tickets cannot be used for any other ticket type or
in conjunction with any other promotional offer, discount or free ticket.

Persons who cannot visit the Railway without a Carer

Visitors who are only able to visit us with the assistance of a carer may claim a Free Carer’s Ticket for their carer, provided they purchase a standard full priced Adult, Concession or Child Rover ticket (as applicable) for themselves.
In order to claim the Free Carer’s Ticket the disabled visitor (or the carer, on behalf of the disabled passenger) must present one of the following items of documentation, in the name of the disabled passenger:

  • Disability Living Allowance or Attendance Allowance award letter (dated within the last 12 months).
  • Personal Independence Payment letter (dated within the last 12 months).
  • An English National Bus Pass showing the +1 / +C logo (to indicate the card holder may travel with one other person)
  • Letter from GP or consultant (dated within the last 12 months) confirming the need for a full time carer. This does not need to be a letter of diagnosis.

A carer must be over 16 years of age and capable of assisting the visitor who has the disability.
Please note, each disabled visitor must provide the documentation above, and we will be unable to issue a Free Carer’s Ticket without seeing one of the above items of documentation.
Free Carers Tickets cannot be used if the disabled passenger is using any other ticket type, promotional offer, discount or free ticket. The Free Carers Ticket is available on special events, but is not available on special trains such as Santa or Catering trains.

Specials

Do you live in Postcode areas BD20, BD21 or BD22?

If so, Click HERE to see how you can take advantage of special reduced fares.

If you are a tour organiser, or travelling with more than 20 people, then you may be entitled to our special Group Travel fares. Please select the day you wish to travel, view the timetable, then contact our office to enquire about Group Fares or to make a group booking.

Check out the timetable pages for special offer announcements.

Buying your Ticket

Tickets can be purchased at booking offices of all six stations. Reservations are not required – other than for travel on dining trains, Santa Special services and for groups of over 20 passengers.

It is now possible to purchase Day Rover Tickets before you arrive at the railway and, when make your purchase more than 7 days advance, you get 10% off! Tickets are available for normal operating days.

With the exception of Damems Station, all our stations and travelling ticket inspectors accept cash, all major credit and debit cards and contactless methods of payment such as Apple Pay are accepted up to £30. (We do not accept Cheques for payment on the day, except for pre-booked group travel parties with whom we have made prior arrangements.)

Disabled Access

All stations (except Damems) have level access with no steps. A specially designed Disabled Toilet is available at Haworth and Oxenhope Stations, and the toilets at other stations all have step free access.

Our trains are operated by historic carriages built in the 1950’s or earlier. They have ‘slam’ type doors and a step into the train. One of our carriages has been refurbished with accommodation for up to three wheelchairs, this carriage is usually conveyed on most of our buffet car trains. On other trains it is not always possible to convey wheelchairs through the usual carriage doors however they can be accommodated in the guard’s compartment of every train. Our volunteer staff will give every assistance to you in your journey.

Carriage of Dogs

Dog Ticket: £1.00

The Railway is pleased to welcome all dogs and their owners onto our normal timetabled trains, subject to their owners ensuring that their dogs do not cause a distraction to the operation of the train or inconvenience and difficulties to fellow passengers. In addition dogs are not allowed onto carriage seats.

In the opinion of the Station Master or Guard, if a dog is not in the control of its owner and is causing problems, the Station Master or Guard may, at their discretion, request the dog be taken away from the Railway’s premises or removed from the train at the next available station or be cared for by its owner in a more appropriate area away from other passengers.

However, dogs are NOT allowed in carriages where food is being served, for example the Haworth Haddock dining train, nor on our more premium events such as the Scotch Flyer and Sparkle & Steam. If in doubt, please contact our Customer Service staff at Haworth Station, 01535 645214.

Assistance Dogs

We recognise that these dogs provide valuable assistance, not only for the sight impaired, but also for those with hearing loss, epilepsy, diabetes, physical mobility problems and more. Assistance Dogs are welcome on ALL KWVR trains, for which no charge is made.

Notice:

The hours or times stated in the Company’s Timetables, Books, Bills and Notices are appointed as those at which it is intended – so far as circumstances will permit – that the trains shall depart from and arrive at the several stations, but their departure or arrival at the time stated is not guaranteed, nor will the Company under any circumstances be held responsible for delay or detention, however occasioned, or any consequences arising therefrom. The right to alter or suspend the running of any train is reserved.

Copies of the Company’s Conditions of Carriage are available for inspection at any station booking office.