The Great West Way is a 125-mile touring route between London, Bath and Bristol, based on ancient routes, roaming through idyllic countryside, quaint villages and elegant towns.

The best and most relaxing way to explore the route is by rail, and the Great West Way Discoverer pass allows you unlimited off-peak train and bus travel between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads, with options to branch off in the Thames Valley, Cotswolds and Wiltshire – all with just a single ticket.

East, West or Global routes

There are three Great West Way Discoverer routes available, giving you the opportunity to explore the area in one-day instalments or over the duration of a week.

1 day 7 days
Name Great West Way 1 day Great West Way 7 days
East £75.00 £171.00
West £26.00 £75.00
Global - £257.00

Discounts available:

  • 0 to 5 years old - free of charge
  • 5 to 15 years old - 50%
  • Railcard holders - 10% discount



If visiting the UK from abroad, discounted international Discoverer passes can be purchased through our rail partners ACP Rail through their website

Get inspired

With a Great West Way Discoverer pass, there are plenty of attractions you can visit, including some of the country’s most treasured landmarks. See the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol, the Roman Baths in Bath, or explore the beautiful market towns of Bradford-on-Avon, Henley and Windsor along the way. Visit to plan your adventure.

The latest edition of the Great West Way Travel Magazine is now available online and features 98 pages of informative articles and stunning photography brimming with inspiration to explore further, delve deeper and uncover the essence of this unique part of England. Download now.

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  • Great West Way Discoverer routes - EAST
  • Great West Way Discoverer routes - WEST
  • Great West Way Discoverer - Global
  • Terms and conditions