Essential app update

We’ve made an essential security update to the Railcard app. Please make sure you have got version 2.0.0 or above of the app to continue using your digital Railcard. Find out more.

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Get 1/3 off train travel for adults and 60% off for kids

If you are travelling, travel with confidence


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£70 for 3 years
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How much can I save?

People with a Family & Friends save on average £116 per year**, or £5.20 per journey^. If you’re travelling here’s an example of some of the savings you can make on train tickets:

IconLondon - Sheffield

Railcard price

£69.00 £39.30*
IconLondon - Brighton

Railcard price

£60.90 £32.55*
IconManchester - Blackpool

Railcard price

£24.00 £13.50*

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Save 5% on a booking with your Family & Friends Railcard

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How does using a Railcard work?


Get your Railcard

Buy your discounted train tickets

Have your Railcard with you when you travel

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Eligibility and terms of use

  • Buy a Railcard and keep it with you when you travel (on your phone or wallet)
  • Save on most tickets including Advance tickets
  • Valid at Off-Peak for journeys in London & SE
  • Railcard holder must travel with a child for discount to apply

Read full eligibility and usage terms

Need help getting or using your Railcard?

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Can I use my Railcard for tickets for travel on the London Underground?

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What happens if my child turns 16 while my Family & Friends Railcard is still valid?

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Can I use my Family & Friends Railcard at any time of day?

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Am I eligible to use a Family & Friends Railcard?

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