Railcards & Groupsave
Enjoy big savings on train travel with a Railcard.
- For information on travelling with a Railcard during the COVID-19 pandemic, please see the Railcard official guidance here.
Save more with a 16-25 Railcard and Grand Central. Get 1/3 off tickets with your Railcard, plus get an extra 25% student discount on all Grand Central Advance tickets, and for only £30 a year. Available to purchase by passengers between the ages of 16 and 25 inclusive, or those currently in full-time education.
Start saving now by visiting 16-25railcard.co.uk
The 26-30 Railcard is a new card offering the same benefits as the 16-25 Railcard. Available for all people between age 26 and 30, the "Millennial" railcard is now available nationally.
If a booking engine does not allow you to select the 26-30 Railcard as an option, you are advised to select the 16-25 Railcard instead to ensure discounts are applied.
Find out more at 26-30railcard.co.uk.
The 16-17 Saver is a new type of discount card offering 50% off Adult fares to persons aged 16 to 17. Please note the 16-17 Saver is not valid on Scotrail services.
Find out more at 16-17saver.co.uk.
Two Together Railcard
Get 1/3 off rail fares when two named adults travel together by train, perfect for regular travel with a partner or friend.
Find out more at twotogether-railcard.co.uk.
Family & Friends Railcard
Get 1/3 off rail fares for up to 4 adults and 60% off kids on most rail fares. Plus, enjoy flexibility with two adults named on one card
Start saving on family days out now at familyandfriends-railcard.co.uk
Over 60? Get 1/3 off Standard and First Class Anytime, Off Peak and Advance fares now with a Senior Railcard. Plus, save even more with exclusive travel and leisure offers.
Get savings and exclusive offers now at senior-railcard.co.uk
Disabled Person Railcard
Get a 1/3 off most rail fares across Britain for you and a friend, for only £20 a year. The Disabled Persons Railcard is for people with a disability that makes travelling by train difficult.
See if you're eligible at disabledpersons-railcard.co.uk
If you live in London or the South East, you could get 1/3rd off rail travel throughout the region with a Network Railcard. Please note that Network Railcards are not valid on Grand Central services.
Buy online at networkrailcard.co.uk
This enables UK Veterans and Merchant Mariners to get 1/3 off Standard and First Class Anytime, Off Peak and Advance tickets in England, Scotland, and Wales, as well as 60% off child fares.
Find out more veterans-railcard.co.uk
- Click here for a full list of regional railcards
In addition to the widely-accepted Railcards listed above, some operators will also accept regional railcards, these include:
Region or Area
Cambrian Lines Railcard
The Cambrian Lines Railcard discount is available on the following routes:
- Pwllheli - Aberystwyth - Machynlleth - Newtown - Shrewsbury (including from / to all intermediate stations).
Cotswold Line Railcard
The Cotswold Line Railcard discount is available on the following routes:
- Off Peak Single and Return tickets, and Anytime Day tickets on the route between Worcester Foregate Street & Oxford inclusive.
The Dales Railcard discount is available on the following routes:
- Carlisle - Appleby - Settle - Skipton - Leeds or Bradford Forster Square
- Lancaster or Morecambe - Camforth - Skipton - Leeds or Bradford Forster Square *Restrictions apply
Devon and Cornwall Railcard
The Devon and Cornwall Railcard discount is available on the following routes:
- 1/3 off Off-Peak Day and Off Peak Return/Singles for journeys wholly within Devon and Cornwall
- 1/3 off Devon and Cornwall Day Rangers
- 1/3 off individual branch line Day Rangers for: Tarka Line, Atlantic Coast Line, Looe Valley Line, Tamar Valley Line and the Maritime Line
- 1/2 off St Ives Bay Line Day Ranger
Esk Valley Railcard
The Esk Valley Railcard discount is available on the following routes:
- Whitby to Great Ayton and from these stations to Middlesbrough.
Heart of Wales Railcard
The Heart of Wales Railcard discount is available on the following routes:
- Journeys between and including Swansea and Shrewsbury.
The Highland Railcard discount is available on the following routes:
- Mallaig / Fort William / Oban - Glasgow
- Wick / Thurso - Inverness
- Kyle of Lochalsh - Inverness
The Pembrokeshire Railcard discount is available on the following routes:
- Most individual standard class rail fares, including Off-Peak, across Pembrokeshire and even as far as Swansea.
Jobcentre Plus Discount Card
The Jobcentre Discount cards allows you the following discounts:
- Pay child rate for cash single and return tickets on the Tube, DLR, London Overground and National Rail services
- Buy child-rate Day Travelcards for journeys starting from National Rail stations outside Zones 1-9 (plus Watford Junction). You can then use them in all zones covered by the Travelcard
Scottish Youth Railcard
The Scottish Youth Railcard entitles the following discounts when travelling in Scotland:
- 34% off most rail fares
- 50% off all season tickets
- 34% off most advance purchases
- No minimum fare on 'off peak' fares
- No minimum fares in July and August
Valleys Senior Railcard
The Valleys Senior Railcard discount is available on the following routes:
- Off-peak Day or Anytime Day (where no Off Peak fares exists) Return fares on the Valleys & Cardiff local routes network (except between Cardiff Central, Newport and Cheltenham inclusive).
Valleys Student Railcard
The Valleys Student Railcard discount is available on the following routes:
- Valleys & Cardiff local routes (except between Cardiff Central, Newport and Cheltenham inclusive).
Please remember to carry your Railcard with you when you travel.
GroupSave offers groups of three to nine adults travelling together 1/3 off Off-Peak tickets on participating train company services. Please note that Groupsave is not available on Grand Central - for group bookings, please see our Group Bookings form.
Groupsave is available on tickets operated by:
- Greater Anglia
- Chiltern Railways
- Great Western Railway
- Gatwick Express
- Great Northern
- London Northwestern
- London Overground
- South Western Railway
- Stansted Express
- West Midlands Trains