Fares 2018

The details shown on this page are for the most popular tickets. There is a wide range of fares available to passengers joining or leaving M.E.R trains at intermediate stops not shown below. Please enquire at Derby Castle, Laxey or Ramsey booking offices.

1 Day Rover:

The ‘Go Explore’ Ticket or Card is available priced at £16.00 per adult, £8.00 for children (aged 5-15), or £39.00 per family (for two adults and up to three children aged 5 to 15 years. Children under 5 travel free.).

This allows for unlimited travel on Manx Electric Railway, Snaefell Mountain Railway, Bus Vannin Bus Services (Excluding Manx Express), Isle of Man Steam Railway and Douglas Horse Tram Services for the day.

It is also available in:

3 day Go Explore Card –  (£34.00 adult, £18.00 child, £77.00 family)
5 day Go Explore Card – (£41.00 adult, £21.50 child, £97.00 family)
5 day Go Explore Heritage Card – (£57.00 adult, £29.00 child, allowing for unlimited access to Manx National Heritage sites)
7 day Go Explore Card – (£49.00 adult, £25.50 child, £117.00 family)

Go Cards are available to buy from the Welcome Centre at the Sea Terminal, Douglas and all main railway stations. The above prices include a £2.00 card activation charge.

The Official Website for the Go Card is available HERE.

Popular Return Trips:

Derby Castle to/from Laxey: £10.80 adult, £5.40 child (5-15)
Derby Castle to/from Ramsey: £12.40 adult, £6.20 child (5-15)
Derby Castle to/from Snaefell Summit (changing at Laxey): £14.00 adult, £7.00 child (5-15)

A PDF with the entire fare breakdown for the system is not yet available for 2017.


Consession Fare Information is available HERE.

Dogs and Bicycles:

Dogs are allowed to travel on the railway, however they are not allowed to occupy a seat.

Limited accommodation for bicycles is available on Manx Electric Railway trains, at the rear of a Trailer Car. Carriage cannot be guaranteed as it depends on the number of passengers travelling at the time, and if a Trailer Car is being hauled.

Group Bookings:

A discount of 20% is available for parties of 20 or more. Bookings must be made through Rail Operations on Tel: (01624) 697473, Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm.

The Isle of Man Railways Condition of Carriage Details are available HERE.

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