Ride the Flying Scotsman Steam Train

🗓️ Saturday 22nd – Wednesday 26th October 2022

Ride the Flying Scotsman Steam Train on Swanage Railway

The much-loved iconic steam locomotive, famous around the world, is back in Swanage for a five-day visit.

Hop on board for an unforgettable journey, or join the many spectators who’ll be eagerly awaiting its arrival into town.

  • Flying Scotsman at Swanage Station
  • Flying Scotsman sign at Swanage Railway Station
  • Swanage Railway and The Flying Scotsman locomotive
  • The Flying Scotsman loco in Swanage
  • Flying Scotsman nameplate
  • Swanage Railway Station hosting the Flying Scotsman


There are Standard Class and Premium Class tickets available, with a planned schedule of five return trips a day, and the chance to visit the footplate.

  • Premium Class return – £55 (travel in a 1930s Southern Railway Maunsell heritage carriage)
  • Standard Class return – £49 (travel in a 1950s British Railways Mark One heritage carriage)

(Children under the age of 5 travel free).

Book Flying Scotsman tickets online: www.swanagerailway.co.uk/events/view/flying-scotsman

(Prices correct as of October 2022)

Visit the Flying Scotsman’s Footplate

Selected dates from 20th October till 6th November

The Flying Scotsman will be on static display at Swanage Station on various dates from Thursday 20 October, with ticketed-entry to the platform and footplate.

Footplate visits must be pre-booked and a supervised time-slot will be given to you for this rare behind-the-scenes experience.

Book Footplate Visit tickets with Swanage Railway here: www.swanagerailway.co.uk/events/view/visit-the-footplate-of-the-flying-scotsman