Season tickets

Season tickets

If you do the same Anytime journey three or more times a week, you could save a lot of money with a season ticket.

You can choose a ticket that lasts from seven days to one year and there are Travelcard add-ons available which give you unlimited travel in certain Zones in London.

You also have the option to change at different stations on your route.

The key

The key smartcard

The key smartcard is Thameslink and Great Northern’s smartcard to buy weekly, monthly or annual season tickets. Buy your season ticket on the key for a more reliable, secure way to travel.

Find out more about the key

How much will a season ticket cost me?

Weekly season tickets

Weekly season tickets usually cost less than five Anytime day returns and you get weekends free. You can now buy these online, from our ticket vending machines or at the ticket office.

If purchasing online, the most convenient way to collect is at the station from one of our ticket vending machines.

Buy or renew a weekly season ticket 

Monthly season tickets

You can save more money if you buy a monthly season ticket instead of a weekly season ticket.

You pay for 20 days and get weekends free - you can get off at any station along your route.

You can buy them from our ticket vending machines, from the station ticket offices or online.

Buy or renew a monthly season ticket

Annual season tickets

You’ll save even more money if you buy an annual season ticket. Pay for just 40 weeks and get 12 weeks travel free - a saving of 23% over a weekly ticket.

If you buy an Annual Season ticket or Annual Travelcard in London and the South East of England, you may qualify for an Annual Gold Card which offer discounts on leisure rail travel.

Your Annual Gold Card gets you the following discounts:

  • 1/3 off Standard and First Class Anytime and Off-Peak fares for yourself and up to 3 adults travelling with you
  • 60% off child fares for up to 4 children (£1 minimum fare)
  • Discounted tickets valid from 0930 Monday to Friday and any time at the weekend or on public holidays
  • Buy a one-year Railcard for £10 for yourself or someone else
  • 1/3 off Off-Peak Day Travelcard Zones 1-6 
  • 1/3 off Oyster Off-Peak pay as you go daily price cap and Off-Peak pay as you go single fares for journeys on National Rail, London Underground and Docklands Light Railway for you as the cardholder when you get your Annual Gold Card discount set on your Oyster Card
  • 1/3 off Anytime Day Travelcards when bought as part of your ticket to London from outside London Zones 1-9 (subject to time restrictions and a minimum fare)
  • Discounts on journeys to the Isle of Wight using Wightlink, Red Funnel or HoverTravel

Find out more about Annual Gold Cards

Buy online or from your local ticket office, annual tickets aren’t available from ticket vending machines. 

Buy or renew an annual season ticket

More information

You may need to carry a photocard with you when you travel on your season ticket.