Unlimited off-peak travel for either any 3 days in a 7 day period or any 7 consecutive days.

East Midlands Rover Ticket

The area extends from New Mills_Central, Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford in the west to Cleethorpes and Skegness in the east and from Doncaster in the north to Bletchley in the south and encompasses Sheffield, Derby, Nottingham, Coventry, Rugby, Leicester and Peterborough.

Note that the East Midlands Rover area is different from the East Midlands Day Ranger area.


The East Midlands Rover allows travel between Doncaster and Peterborough along the East Coast Main Line, between Sheffield and Bedford on the Midland Main Line and between Stafford and Bletchley on the West Coast Main Line.

It includes the Bedford-Bletchley line and the Barton on Humber branch and the coastal resort of Skegness.

Although you can travel to Tamworth, Nuneaton and Coventry you cannot travel via Birmingham New Street.

Note that the East Midlands Rover area is different from the East Midlands Day Ranger area.


NRE website 3 in 7
NRE website 7 days

Ticket Issuing System details:  name  /  code  /  group

This ticket has restriction code B3

fares & restrictions

Fares from 30th June 2024

3 in 7 days:

adult: £111.00
child (5-15): £55.00
16-17 saver: £55.00
railcards ⯆
 16 26 SE DI 2T FF H V: £72.60
 FF H V child fare: £20.90

7 days:

adult: £144.50
child (5-15): £72.30
16-17 saver: £72.30
railcards ⯆
 16 26 SE DI 2T FF H V: £95.40
 FF H V child fare: £27.50
Railcards ⯈ Railcards:
16 = 16-25
26 = 26-30
SE = Senior
DI = Disabled
2T = Two Together
FF = Family & Friends
H = HM Forces
V = Veterans

Previous fares ⯈ Previous fares (adult)
3 in 7 days:
2023 - £105.80
2022 - £99.90
2021 - £93.80
2020 - £93.80
2019 - £91.20
2018 - £88.40
2014 - £80.90
2011 - £71.00
7 days:
2023 - £137.70
2022 - £130.00
2021 - £122.00
2020 - £122.00
2019 - £118.70
2018 - £115.00
2014 - £105.20
2011 - £87.40

time restrictions
Mon to Fri: valid from 09:00 but 2T railcard not valid until 09:30

No restrictions at weekends or bank holidays

route restrictions
Not valid via Birmingham NS

train operating companies
Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Railway, Hull Trains, London North Eastern Railway, London Northwestern Railway, Northern, TransPennine Express, West Midlands Railway

Online: X
Train conductor: *
Station ticket office:
Ticket Vending Machine: i Northern Ticket Vending Machines now sell most ranger and rover tickets but at the moment only for same-day travel (rather prohibitive for distant areas)

Some Avanti West Coast station TVMs for example Crewe, now sell local rangers and rovers.

A number of PTE areas sell local rangers from TVMs in their area e.g. South Yorkshire, Strathclyde and West Midlands


East Midlands Rover route map

East Midlands Rover route map

This ticket is valid at these national network stations:

Alfreton; Althorpe; Ambergate; Ancaster; Aslockton; Aspley Guise; Atherstone; Attenbororugh
Bamford; Barnetby; Barrow Haven; Barrow-upon-Soar; Barton-on-Humber; Bedford; Bedford St Johns; Bedworth; Beeston; Belper; Bermuda Park; Bingham; Bleasby; Bletchley; Blythe Bridge; Boston; Bottesford; Bow Brickhill; Brigg; Bulwell; Burton Joyce; Burton-on-Trent
Carlton; Chesterfield; Chinley; Cleethorpes; Collingham; Conisbrough; Corby; Coventry; Coventrey Arena; Creswell; Cromford; Crowle
Darnall; Derby; Doncaster; Dore & Totley; Dronfield; Duffield
East Midlands Parkway; Edale; Elton & Orston
Fenny Stratford
Gainsborough Central; Gainsborough Lea Road; Goxhill; Grantham; Great Coates; Grimsby Docks; Grimsby Town; Grindleford
Habrough; Hatfield & Stainforth; Hathersage; Havenhouse; Healing; Heckington; Hinckley; Hope; Hubberts Bridge; Hucknall; Hykeham
Kempston Hardwick; Kettering; Kirkby-in-Ashfield; Kirk Sandall; Kirton Lindsay; Kiveton Bridge; Kiveton Park
Langley Mill; Langwith-Whaley Thorns; Leicester; Lichfield Trent Valley; Lidlington; Lincoln Central; Long Buckby; Long Eaton; Longton; Loughborough; Lowdham
Mansfield; Mansfield Woodhouse; Market Harborough; Market Rasen; Matlock; Matlock Bath; Meadowhall; Melton Mowbray; Metheringham; Mexborough; Millbrook; Milton Keynes Central
Narborough; Netherfield; Newark Castle; Newark North Gate; New Clee; New Holland; New Mills Central; Newstead; Northampton; Nottingham; Nuneaton
Peartree; Peterborough; Polesworth
Radcliffe-on-Trent; Rauceby; Retford; Ridgmont; Rolleston; Rotherham Central; Rugby; Rugeley Trent Valley; Ruskington
Saxilby; Scunthorpe; Sheffield; Shirebrook; Shireoaks; Sileby; Skegness; Sleaford; South Wigston; Spalding; Spondon; Stafford; Stallingborough; Stamford; Stewartby; Stoke-on-Trent; Stone; Sutton Parkway; Swinderby; Swineshead; Swinton; Syston
Tamworth; Thirgarton; Thorne South; Thornton Abbey; Thorpe Culvert; Tutbury & Hatton
Ulceby; Uttoxeter
Wainfleet; Wellingborough; Whatstandwell; Whitwell; Willington; Woburn Sands; Wolverton; Woodhouse; Worksop