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Wayfarer group ticket

Two adults and up to two children can travel for a day in Greater Manchester and beyond.


Do you qualify?

You can buy this ticket if you are travelling with up to two children aged between five and 15. The children don't need concessionary passes, but they may need proof of their age if they're 11 or older.


The costs and the benefits

Travel as a group for a day anywhere in Greater Manchester and in parts of Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire, Staffordshire and the Peak District for £28.

See where you can go with Wayfarer

Your Wayfarer ticket lets you travel on any participating bus at any time. You can also travel on Metrolink trams or any train run by a participating company after 9.30am Monday to Friday, and at any time on weekends and bank holidays.


How to buy your ticket

Buy your ticket at a rail station, on the train if the ticket office is closed, at a TfGM travel shop, or at a Paypoint outlet. You can buy it up to three days in advance.


Wayfarer terms and conditions

  • Your Wayfarer ticket must be shown on request to any conductor, driver, inspector, ticket collector or other authorised official.
  • A Wayfarer ticket can only be used for travel on the date shown on the ticket.
  • Wayfarer tickets are not transferable.
  • The ticket can only be used on services provided by operators who participate in the scheme within the defined area in which the scheme operates.
  • You can travel at any time of day on services run by bus companies participating in the Wayfarer scheme. Wayfarer can be used after 0930 on Metrolink tram services and standard class train services on weekdays and at any time at weekends and public holidays.
  • Travel is subject to the passenger regulations and byelaws of Transport for Greater Manchester and the conditions of carriage that apply for the operators on whose services you travel.

A Wayfarer ticket allows travel as follows:

  1. An Adult Wayfarer ticket can be used by any person.
  2. A Concession Wayfarer ticket can only be used by holders of English National Concessionary Travel Passes for people of pension age and disabled people.
  3. A Group ticket allows travel for up to two adults and two children. Children must be aged under 16 and proof of age may be required.
  • Misuse of the ticket may result in its withdrawal and legal proceedings being taken.
  • These conditions are subject to change without notice.
  1. A Wayfarer Child ticket can only be used by children under 16 years of age.