Unlimited off-peak travel for 3 consecutive days around Kent.

Kent Rover ticket

It extends from Swanley and Gravesend in the north to the Kent coastal towns of Ramsgate and Dover and is bounded on the west by the Sevenoaks-Tonbridge-Ashford-Folkestone line plus Tunbridge Wells.


The Kent Rover allows travel from Swanley to Dover via Maidstone and Ashford and from Sevenoaks to Dover, and travel via Gillingham and Canterbury or via Gillingham and the Kent Coast line via Margate and Ramsgate.

it is also valid from Gravesend to Paddock Wood via Strood and Maidstone on the Medway Line and from Ashford to Ramsgate via Canterbury and Minster. The ticket is also valid to Sheerness-on-Sea and as far as Tunbridge Wells on the Tonbridge-Hastings line.


Southeastern website
Southeastern Route Map

Ticket Issuing System details:  name  /  code  /  group
For accompanied child discount use: ACD

This ticket has restriction code B1

fares & restrictions

Fares as at 1st January 2024

adult: £45.00
child (5-15): £22.50
child (accompanied)*: £5.00
16-17 saver: £22.50
railcards ⯆
 16 26 SE DI 2T FF: £30.00
Railcards ⯈ Railcards:
16 = 16-25
26 = 26-30
SE = Senior
DI = Disabled
2T = Two Together
FF = Family & Friends

*This fare is for accompanied children up to a maximum of four

Previous fares ⯈ Previous fares (adult):
2023 - £45.00
2022 - £45.00
2021 - £45.00
2020 - £45.00
2019 - £45.00
2018 - £45.00
2014 - £39.50
2011 - £38.00

time restrictions
Mon to Fri: valid from 09:30

No restrictions at weekends or bank holidays

route restrictions
Not valid between Ashford and Hastings
Not valid between Otford and Sevenoakes via Bat & Ball

train operating companies
Southeastern only

Online :
Train conductor: *
Station ticket office:
Ticket Vending Machine (TVM): 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


Kent Rover route map

Kent Rover route map

This ticket is valid at these national network stations:

Adisham; Ashford International; Aylesford; Aylesham
Barming; Bearsted; Bekesbourne; Beltring; Birchington-on-Sea; Borough Green & Wrotham; Broadstairs
Canterbury East; Canterbury West; Charing; Chartham; Chatham; Chestfield & Swalecliffe; Chilham; Cuxton
Deal; Dover Priory; Dumpton Park
East Farleigh; East Malling; Eynsford
Farningham Road; Faversham; Folkestone Central; Folkestone West
Gillingham; Gravesend
Halling; Harrietsham; Headcorn; Herne Bay; High Brooms; Higham; Hildenborough; Hollingbourne
Kearsney; Kemsing; Kemsley
Lenham; Longfield
Maidstone Barracks; Maidstone East; Maidstone West; Marden; Margate; Martin Mill; Meopham; Minster
New Hythe; Newington
Paddock Wood; Pluckley
Rainham; Ramsgate; Rochester
Sandling; Sandwich; Selling; Sevenoaks; Sheerness-on-Sea; Shepherds Well; Shoreham; Sittingbourne; Snodland; Snowdown; Sole Street;
Staplehurst; Strood; Sturry; Swale; Swanley
Teynham; Thanet Parkway; Tonbridge; Tunbridge Wells
Walmer; Wateringbury; Westenhanger; Westgate-on-Sea; West Malling; Whitstable; Wye