Validity of Derbyshire Wayfarer
Derbyshire Wayfarer Day Rover Tickets are valid on almost all bus and train services operating in the county. However please note that the ticket is no longer valid on the Transpeak services, except on Sundays.
Validity on train services
Derbyshire Wayfarer tickets can be used between any of the stations on the following rail lines at any time on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays, and after 9am on Mondays to Fridays:
- Buxton - Chapel-en-le-Frith - New Mills (Newtown)
- Sheffield - Hathersage - Hope - Edale - Chinley - New Mills (Central)
- Sheffield - Chesterfield - Alfreton - Langley Mill - Ilkeston
- Sheffield - Chesterfield - Derby
- Derby - Belper - Ambergate - Cromford - Matlock
- Derby - Long Eaton
- Derby - Tutbury and Hatton - Uttoxeter
- Derby - Willington - Burton-on-Trent
- Shirebrook - Whitwell.
These tickets can be used on the above lines on trains operated by Cross Country Trains, East Midlands Trains, Northern Trains and TransPennine Express.
The tickets are not valid to or from East Midlands Parkway.
Validity on bus services
Derbyshire Wayfarer tickets can be used for travel within Derbyshire on all the local bus services operated by the companies listed, at any time on any day of the week.
They can also be used for journeys to or from Derbyshire on these companies' services operating between Derbyshire and Sheffield (city centre), Macclesfield (town centre), Leek (town centre), Burton-on-Trent (town centre) or Uttoxeter (town centre).
- Arriva Midlands
- Ashbourne CT 'Derbyshire Connect'
- G & J Holmes
- High Peak with exceptions - Wayfarer tickets are not accepted on High Peak buses on:
- TP 'Transpeak' (except on Sundays and on the 8.15pm journey from Buxton and the 9.50pm journey from Derby)
- 199 'Skyline' (except between Newtown or New Mills and Buxton on Sundays and Bank Holidays)
- 61 (except on Sundays and on the 2pm from Glossop, the 4pm from Glossop on Saturdays, the 1pm from Buxton and the 3pm and 5.20pm journeys from Buxton on Saturdays)
- 65, 69/A and 185/186.
- Little's Travel
- Midland Classic
- Notts & Derby
- TM Travel
- Trent Barton (including Comet, Indigo, Spondon Flyer, The Mickleover, The Allestree, Amberline, Royal Derby, Harlequin, Villager, Ilkeston Flyer, Black Cat, Pronto, Swift, Two and Rainbow services)
Derbyshire Wayfarer tickets can't be used on local buses within Sheffield, Macclesfield, Leek, Burton-on-Trent or Uttoxeter, although travel between these town centres and Derbyshire is allowed.
In addition, Derbyshire Wayfarer tickets are valid:
- within Staffordshire on Services 441 and 442
- within Nottinghamshire on Service 15 (Ilkeston - Sawley)
- between Derbyshire and East Midlands Airport on Services SKY (Skylink and Skylink Nottingham)
- between Glossop and Holmfirth on Services 351 and 951.
The Derbyshire Wayfarer leaflet is attached to this page. If you need further information, or a copy of the leaflet by post, please contact:
The Public Transport Unit
Derbyshire County Council
Tel: 01629 536738
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