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Get that Railcard Feeling again. Grab your Railcard today and save 1/3 on your train travel.

Enjoy a third off train fares with one of a number of National Railcards and get on track to earn cashback by taking up one of these red hot deals. Buy a 16-25, Two Together, Family & Friends, Senior railcard and save on standard and first-class anytime, off-peak, standard advanced and first-class advanced fares.

The 16-25 railcard is also available to mature students over the age of 26 and in full-time education, the Two Together Railcard is for two named people travelling together aged 16 and over, while the Family & Friends Railcard is for those travelling with children aged from five to 15, with up to four adults and four children able to travel on one card. The Senior Railcard is for those aged 60 and over.

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Railcard Discounts and Offers

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If you are a regular train traveller, you can cut the cost of the majority of rail fares by at least a third with a Railcard. No matter your age or circumstances, they offer a range of options, including 16-25, Family & Friends, Senior and Two Together Railcards, which you can buy online and use to get discounted fares.

To save money when buying tickets online, if you are using the National Rail Journey Planner, just select the number of and types of Railcards you will be travelling with in the passenger details section and click 'Add' after each selection. Then, when the fares are displayed, just click on one of the prices to see how much money you have saved by using your Railcard.

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Group Travel

If you are travelling in a group and there are multiple Railcards held by various members of the party, you are able to select and add more than one Railcard when purchasing the tickets. Just choose the type of Railcard from the drop down list in the 'Number of Railcards and Passengers' section, enter the number of passengers holding that particular Railcard and click 'Add' after each selection.

The discount available to each passenger holding a Railcard will be taken into account when the total cost for the group is calculated. Railcard holders should be aware that they must carry their Railcard with them at all times when making journeys in order to qualify for the discount. Sign up to TopCashback using the form below and save even more on railway journey thanks to our Railcard discount code deals.

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16-25 Railcard

Anyone aged 16-25, or over 25 and in full-time study, can apply for a 16-25 Railcard.

For a fee of £30 a year, holders will get a third off Standard Anytime, Off-Peak, Standard Advanced and First-Class Advanced fares throughout Great Britain. To buy online, you will need a valid UK driving licence, passport or valid debit or credit card to prove you are eligible, while you will need to be able to upload a passport-style photo from your computer.

To save more money, you can buy a three-year 16-25 Railcard for £70 exclusively online. This will save you £20 compared to having to renew your annual Railcard for three consecutive years and can be purchased up until the day before your 24th birthday. A £12 minimum fare for single and return tickets applies between 04:30 and 09:59 Monday-Friday, except on Public Holidays or during July and August.

Family & Friends Railcard

The Family & Friends Railcard gives you a third off most adult fares and 60% off the price of kids' tickets throughout Great Britain, and can be used by up to four adults when travelling with up to four children aged between five and 15.

These cards can be issued in the name of two adults, meaning that if one named person cannot use it, the other one can, as long as they are travelling with at least one child over the age of five. The card costs £30, but you can buy a three-year card online for £70, which will save you £20 compared to renewing a one-year Railcard three times, while you can save even more with our Family & Friends Railcard offer as it will earn you cashback.

Railcard discounts are not available on any morning peak period ticket for journeys wholly within the London & South East Network Railcard area from Monday-Friday, except on Public Holidays.

Senior Railcard

People aged 60 and over can save a third on most first and standard class rail fares in Great Britain with a Senior Railcard.

As well as saving you money on train fares, the card will also allow holders to make the most of partner offers, which will provide you with exclusive discounts across the UK. These could include deals on holidays, theatre tickets and eating out.

As well as being able to purchase a three-year Senior Railcard exclusively online for £70 - saving you £20 on the cost of renewing your one-year Railcard for three consecutive years - if you buy through TopCashback, you can save even more when you travel on trains by taking up one of our Railcard promo codes or cashback deals.

Two Together Railcard

The Two Together Railcard allows two named people aged 16 or over who are travelling together to get a third off both standard and first class Anytime, Off-Peak and Advanced fares.

The savings apply when you travel after 9.30am Monday-Friday or anytime at weekends or on Public Holidays. Whether you and your partner or friend regularly travel by train to go shopping or enjoy weekends away, you can use the Two Together Railcard, which costs £30 (£15 each), as many times as you like throughout the year on Virgin Trains, London Midland or First Great Western services. You can knock even more off the cost of your journey by earning cashback with our Railcard offers.

Railcard FAQ

What Does A Railcard Do?

All Railcards allow you to purchase train tickets at a reduced rate. This is typically a third off the price of an adult fare and 60% off a child’s fare (Family & Friends Railcard only). There is no limit to the number of times you can use it during the period it is valid for and while some will only give you a discounted fare, others will also cover the people travelling with you.

How Do I Get A Railcard?

Whether you want to purchase a 16-25, Friends & Family, Two Together, Senior, Disabled Persons or Network Railcard, they can either be purchased online or at your local staffed station ticket office.

How Much Does A Railcard Cost?

If you are buying a 16-25, Family & Friends, Two Together, Senior or Network Railcard, it will cost you £30 for a year. However, three-year 16-25, Family & Friends and Senior Railcards can be bought for £70, which are cheaper than buying one-year Railcards for three consecutive years. Disabled Persons Railcards are priced at £20 for a year and £54 for a three-year pass.

How Much Is A Senior Railcard?

A Senior Railcard is for people aged 60 and above, and will cost you £30 per year, although you can buy a three-year Railcard online for £70. It offers an average annual saving of £118, as well as special partner discounts on days out, holidays, theatre tickets and more.

How Much Is A Family Railcard?

A Family & Friends Railcard allows up to four adults and four children to travel on one card. It costs £30 per year, although you can buy a three-year card online for £70. Children aged between five and 15 will get a 60% discount on kids’ fares, while adults get a third off. The card offers an annual average saving of £130, while you will also receive special partner discounts.

How Much Is A 16 25 Railcard?

The 16-25 Railcard can be used by people who fall in that age bracket, as well as mature students who are aged 26 or over and who are in full-time education. The card costs £30 a year, although you can purchase a three-year card online for £70. It offers an average annual saving of £187, while you can also benefit from special partner discounts on days out, holidays and more.

How Long Do Railcards Take To Arrive?

If you purchase a Railcard online, they will dispatch it within one working day and send it to you free by first class post. You should allow five days for your Railcard to arrive via this method. You can choose to pay £6.50 for their Special Delivery service, which will see orders placed before 4pm delivered in either two days (Monday-Thursday) or three (Friday-Sunday). You cannot choose to collect it from a station.

When Can I Use My Railcard?

When purchasing a Railcard, you should be aware that the majority cannot be used at certain times. You will find a link to this information at the bottom of the Terms & Conditions page of the particular Railcard you are thinking of buying. The only card which does not have time restrictions is the Disabled one, while some also have minimum fare conditions.

Cashback terms and exclusions

What will stop me getting cashback?
  • Using a promotional/voucher code not posted and approved by TopCashback.
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  • Purchases must be completed immediately and fully online.
  • Cashback is calculated excluding VAT, credit card and delivery charges.
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