Promotions and Railcards

There are all sorts of options when you travel by train on the Cambrian lines. Take a look at some of the offers and discounts below for you and yours…

Other discounts are available for children, 16-25 railcard, Senior railcard or Disabled Railcards.​

Contact 0845 748 4950 for further details and for prices.​

Advance Purchase Tickets

Advance Purchase tickets offer some great discounted rates if you can book early.

Season Tickets

Arriva Trains Wales now offers an online Season Ticket service for all our customers. Annual, monthly and weekly versions are available.

If you’re travelling regularly to work or college, you can make huge savings with a season ticket. The longer the period of the season ticket, the more you save.

Monthly or longer season tickets may only be bought at staffed ticket offices. Just make sure you take along a passport sized photo with you.

Click on the image to the left to use National Rail Enquiries’ Season Ticket Calculator to see how much you could save by purchasing a season ticket, or call 0870 9000 7722.

Alternatively, ask at your local ticket office.


The Cambrian Lines Railcard costs just £5 and offers at least one third off most individual Standard Class rail fares on the Cambrian Lines.

Holders are entitled to purchase most Standard Class rail fares at a discount for journeys Pwllheli – Aberystwyth – Machynlleth – Newtown – Shrewsbury (including from / to all intermediate stations).
Obtaining a railcard

Cambrian Lines Railcards are on sale at the staffed railway stations of Aberystwyth (opening hours Mon-Fri 0620 to 1725, Sat 0620 to 1520) and Machynlleth (opening hours Mon-Sat 0745 to 1600, Sun 1030 to 1330).

For more information, an application form, and terms and conditions see The Cambrian Railcard leaflet.

Cambrian Coaster Rangers​

Ranger tickets offering unlimited travel on the Cambrian Line.

The Cambrian Coaster Rangers are valid between Pwllheli to Aberystwyth and Machynlleth, and are valid after 09.15 Monday-Friday and all day Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays

The Cambrian Coaster Day Rover – Family can have up to two adults and two children in the party

The Cambrian Coaster Evening Rover – Family is valid after 18.30 all week – there must be a minimum of 1 adult and 1 child in the party.

Each Cambrian Coast Ranger allows one day of train travel.

*Costs – valid at time of print. Please check before purchasing for any pricing changes