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Railcards

Railcards offer great value for money if you're travelling by train, and can save you at least 1/3 off the price of certain rail fares

How would you like to save 1/3 off your rail fares? That's what you get with a Railcard!

Use a Railcard to save even more on fares and more people are eligible than you would think. It’s quick and easy to buy your Railcard online in just a few simple steps.

 

Finding discounted fares is easy with a Railcard

When you're planning a rail journey online, add the Railcard type(s) you have and the number of Railcards to see how much you can save. If you are eligible for a Railcard, the fares displayed will automatically have the Railcard discount applied.

 

16-17 Saver - £30 for a whole year

If you are already lucky enough to be aged 16 or 17 you can now save up to 50% on your rail travel as well. You can use it to travel to school, college or work as well as for leisure travel for days or nights out with your friends.

A 16-17 Saver costs just £30 for one year.

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16-25 Railcard - £30 for a whole year or £70 for three

Whether you are travelling to college, university, work or just for lesiure, if you are aged between 16 and 25 or a mature student you can save 1/3 on your rail fares.

Purchase a 1 year 16-25 Railcard for just £30 or a 3-year Railcard is even better value at just £70 and start making savings right away.

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26-30 Railcard - £30 for a whole year

If you are aged 26-30 then you can save 1/3 on rail fares off-peak across Britain for just £30 a year.

The 26-30 Railcard is the first digital-only Railcard and it is available to buy online and download to the Railcard app on your smartphone. Once downloaded you can then start travelling (and saving) straight away.

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Disabled Persons Railcard - £20 for a whole year or £54 for three

For people with a disability meeting the eligibility criteria, the Disabled Persons Railcard offers 1/3 off rail travel for you and a friend or travel companion.

Just £20 for 1 year or £54 for 3 years, discounts are applicable on both peak and off-peak tickets.

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Family & Friends Railcard - £30 for a whole year

Get out and about - go shopping, visit a museum, explore the countryside - and make some fantatsic savings on your rail travel. With a Family & Friends Railcard up to four adults get 1/3 off and up to four children (aged 5 to 15) get 60% off - and as the name suggests, the users do not need to be related, you just need to travel together. 

Only £30 a year, you could save this cost and more in just the first trip.

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Network Railcard - £30 for a whole year

Enjoy 1/3 off rail fares in the South East England area for you and up to 3 other adults and up to 4 children. The Network Railcard spans more than 16 counties in the South East including Greater London and in the area bounded by places as far afield as Exeter, Worcester, Northampton and Kings Lynn, you could travel further than you think.

A Network Railcard costs just £30 a year.

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Senior Railcard - £30 for a whole year or £70 for three

The smart way to save money on your rail travel for anyone aged 60 and over.

Costing just £30 a year, the Senior Railcard saves you 1/3 on all journeys offering you immediate savings. Even better, value is the 3-year Railcard at only £70.

 Over 50 but not quite 60? You may want to look at other Railcard options including Network Railcaid for the South-East area, Two Together Railcard if you travel regularly with someone or Family and Friends Railcard.  

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Two Together Railcard - £30 for a whole year (£15 each!)

Enjoy a 1/3 discount on your off-peak rail travel for you and the person you travel with most - not just if you are a couple, it could be with a family member or your best friend.

Just £30 a year - split the cost between you and that is just £15 each and as everyone is eligible this could be the best value Railcard for you.

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Veterans Railcard - £30 for a whole year (*Currently Discounted*)

The new Veterans Railcard is now on sale. For UK Veterans who have served at least one day in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces (Regular or Reserve) or Merchant Mariners who have seen duty on legally defined military operations.

It’s available to buy for an introductory price of just £21 for one year, if purchased before 31 March 2021. That's a saving of £9 on the normal retail price of £30.

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HM Forces Railcard - £21 for a whole year

The HM Forces Railcard costs £21 and it'll save you 1/3 on most rail fares throughout Great Britain for a whole year. That works out to under £2 a month for huge savings. You're eligible if you're a member of the Regular Forces or Volunteer Reserves or a spouse/civil partner of a member

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