From historic castles to stunning beaches and dramatic mountains to exhilarating hikes, you can discover more of Wales for less with our Explore Wales Pass.

It's just the ticket for your Welsh staycation.

Our Explore Wales Pass is valid for four days travel within an 8 day period to anywhere in Wales by train and on selected bus operators.



  Adult Child Railcard*
Explore Wales Pass £109 £54.50 £71.90

*Save more with a 16-25, Two Together, Disabled Persons or Senior Railcards.


Where to buy an Explore Wales Pass

You can buy an Explore Wales Pass from any of our ticket offices. You can also buy them from larger UK train stations and from a National Rail Appointed Travel Agent. You can't buy them online.



Explore Wales Pass


Can I upgrade from Standard to First Class?

You can upgrade from a Standard Class ticket to First Class on our services, where this is applicable. This applies for all our Standard tickets including Anytime and Advance Singles, Returns, Season tickets, and Rover and Ranger tickets. Please let the conductor know if you’d like to upgrade as they’ll need to confirm there is space in First Class. Please remember there’ll also be an additional cost for any meals you order on the train if you’ve upgraded to First Class.



Whether you're a foodie, rambler, adrenaline junkie or just looking for a quiet spot to relax. 

Visit Wales has some great ideas for your trip.


Our bus partners

Here is a list of the bus operators in Wales that will accept the 'Explore Wales Pass':

  • Arriva Cymru
  • First Cymru
  • Cardiff Bus
  • Stagecoach South Wales Bus


Terms and conditions

  • Enjoy unlimited travel in the designated geographical area on Transport for Wales services for 4 days within an 8 day period. 
  • All stations in Wales plus extensions into England bounded by Shotton - Crewe - Abergavenny and Chepstow - Gloucester.
  • Explore Wales offers unlimited travel on Transport for Wales services in the designated geographical area for 4 days within an 8 day period.
  • Valid for travel after 09:30 Monday to Friday, and all day Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays.
  • However, no restriction between Llandudno and Blaenau Ffestiniog, Shrewsbury and Swansea on Heart of Wales services, west of Carmarthen, Aberystwyth-Machynlleth-Pwllheli or Wrexham Central-Bidston.
  • No restriction on buses.
  • Valid on Transport for Wales, CrossCountryGreat Western Railway and  Avanti West Coast services.
  • Buy Explore Wales from your local rail station booking office.
  • Unused tickets are refundable subject to an administration fee.