Fares

Standard Travel

One Day Unlimited Travel

Ticket Type

Adult

Child (3-15yrs)

Family
(2 + 3)

Smaller Family
(1 + 3)

All Line Return (3rd class) (On the Day Purchase) £19.00 £9.50 £49.00 £34.00
Bluebell Bonus (3rd class)*1 (Advance Booking Online Only) £16.00 £8.00 £44.00 £28.00
Upgrade Supplement (3rd class to 1st class) (Not available in advance – payable at the railway on day of travel only) £9.50 £4.75
ATOC* Privilege (3rd class)
(*Association of Train Operating Companies)
£9.50 £4.75 £24.50
BRPS* Member (3rd class)
(*Bluebell Railway Preservation Society)
£9.50 £4.75 £24.50
Dog (not permitted during some Special Events) £2.00 Assistance dogs free

Notes:
*1 Bluebell Bonus tickets are available to purchase online up to midnight before the date of travel. 

  • All One day Unlimited Travel tickets are only valid for the date of travel for which they are purchased and are non-refundable and not transferable.
  • One Day Unlimited Travel tickets aren’t valid during Special Events, or for on-board catering services; Christmas Specials; or Observation Car Specials. 
  • Carers travel for free when travelling with a registered disabled person (proof may be required).

Return Travel (One Only)

Journey

Adult

Child (3-15yrs)

Family
(2 + 3)

Smaller Family
(1 + 3)

Sheffield Park – Horsted Keynes (3rd Class) £12.00 £6.00 £33.00 £21.00
Sheffield Park – Kingscote (3rd Class) £16.00 £8.00 £44.00 £28.00
Horsted Keynes – Kingscote (3rd Class) £12.00 £6.00 £33.00 £21.00
Horsted Keynes – East Grinstead (3rd Class) £16.00 £8.00 £44.00 £28.00
Kinsgcote – East Grinstead (3rd Class) £5.00 £1.00

Notes:

  • Bluebell Railway Preservation Society (BRPS) member’s Return Travel rate is half that of the fares shown in the above table. Smaller Family rate is not available to BRPS members.
  • ATOC Privilege card holders may travel at Bluebell Railway Preservation Trust member rates. Smaller Family rate is not available to ATOC Privilege card holders.
  • Carers travel for free when travelling with a registered disabled person (proof may be required).
  • Fares shown in one direction (e.g. Horsted Keyenes to Kingscote), also apply for the reserve direction (e.g. Kingscote to Horsted Keynes).
  • All Return Travel tickets are only valid for the date of travel for which they are purchased and are non-refundable and not transferable. All return journeys must be completed within one day.
  • Return Travel tickets aren’t valid during Special Events, or for on-board catering services; Christmas Specials; or Observation Car Specials.

Single Travel

Journey

Adult

Child (3-15yrs)

Sheffield Park – East Grinstead (3rd Class) £11.00 £5.50
Sheffield Park – Horsted Keynes (3rd Class) £7.00 £3.50
Horsted Keynes – East Grinstead (3rd Class) £9.00 £4.50
East Grinstead – Kingscote (3rd Class) £3.00 £1.00
One Stop (Horsted Keynes – Sheffield Park or Kingscote) (3rd Class) £7.00 £3.50

Notes:

  • Bluebell Railway Preservation Society (BRPS) member’s Return Travel rate is half that of the fares shown in the above table.
  • ATOC Privilege card holders may travel at Bluebell Railway Preservation Trust member rates.
  • Carers travel for free when travelling with a registered disabled person (proof may be required).
  • Fares shown in one direction (e.g. Horsted Keyenes to Kingscote), also apply for the reserve direction (e.g. Kingscote to Horsted Keynes).
  • All Single Travel tickets are only valid for the date of travel for which they are purchased and are non-refundable and not transferable.
  • Single Travel tickets aren’t valid during Special Events, or for on-board catering services; Christmas Specials; or Observation Car Specials.

Groups

Ticket Type

Adult

Child (3-15yrs)

Group (3rd class) *2 £13.50
Group with Sheffield Park Gardens (3rd class) *2 *3 £23.50
Group with Borde Hill Gardens (3rd class) *2 *4 £17.50
Schools/Cubs/Brownies etc *7  1 free adult for every 6 children (additional adults £13.50pp)

£9.50 (standard package)

£11.00 (WW2 package)

Why not add a Cream Tea or Ploughman’s Lunch to your Group booking? Available Mon-Fri from April to Oct – the Ploughman’s Lunch is available on our lunch time trains*6 and the Cream Tea on our afternoon trains*7. Price per person is only an additional £9.50 for the Ploughman’s Lunch and £8.00 for the Cream Tea.

Notes:
*2 Group rate is only available to coach groups and organisations and applies to groups of 15 or more fare paying passengers. Group tickets include 1 return journey between Sheffield Park and East Grinstead stations. If booked and paid for in advance, 2 free travel places are available to the group organiser & coach driver.
*3 Payment of fares element of ticket price (£13.00pp) payable directly to Bluebell Railway. Payment of Garden entry element of ticket price (£10.50pp) payable directly to Sheffield Park Gardens. Visit to Sheffield Park Gardens must be arranged directly with them by the Group.
*4 Payment of whole ticket price directly to Bluebell Railway. Visit to Borde Hill Gardens will be arranged by Bluebell Railway.
*5 1.15pm train (Light Service Timetable) or 1.30pm train (Full Service TimeTable) from Sheffield Park station
*6 3.45pm train (Light Service Timetable) or 4.00pm train (Full Service Timetable) from Sheffield Park station
*7 Visits can be tailored to meet specific teaching needs relating to the National Curriculum. Please contact the Interpretation and Education Development Manager on 01825 720800 or education@bluebell-railway.co.uk for further information

Station Admission (Platform Tickets)

Station

Adult

Child

Sheffield Park £3.00 £1.50
Horsted Keynes £2.50 £1.00
Kingscote £1.50 £1.00
East Grinstead – special event days only £1.50 / Other dates FREE

Notes:
Station admission is free on days when no train services are running.

Travel Cards

We are pleased to offer the following Travel Cards for frequent visitors to the Railway, which offer significant savings:-

  1. Bluebell Bonus Annual Pass –  offering ½ price travel for adults with children travelling for £1
  2. Stepney Saver (Society Membership) – offering ½ price travel

Notes:

  • Travel cards aren’t valid during Special Events, or for on-board catering services; Christmas Specials; or Observation Car Specials.
  • Bluebell Railway reserve the right to withdraw Travel Cards and associated offers at any time.