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Railcards get you 1/3 off many fares for just £30 a year. They’re available online or from your local station.

Important notice: If you’re having trouble buying a Railcard online and you’re due to travel shortly, you can buy most 1-year Railcards at any staffed National Rail ticket office (see individual Railcard websites for details). If you’re having issues with your existing Railcard, please contact the Railcard Team on Twitter, Facebook, 0345 3000 250 or For more info please visit:

We have a range of different railcards for different people – see which one suits you best.

If you have a Key Smartcard with keyGo, you can also add your Railcard to your keyGo account. Easily Pay-as-you-go with your Key Smartcard, and we will discount your fare on your keyGo journeys.

Veterans railcard

Save 1/3 on rail fares with a Veterans Railcard. Nominate a travel companion and they'll get 1/3 off when travelling with you, plus up to 4 children save 60%

16-25 Railcard

You can get this railcard if you’re aged 16 to 25, or if you’re 26 and in full-time education.

Travel help

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