How do I get cheap train tickets?
You can get cheap tickets by adding your Railcard when purchasing, find out how to save 1/3, 50% or 60% on train tickets.
A Railcard is a discount card that allows you to save money on train travel in Great Britain. It offers discounted fares on various types of train tickets based on different eligibility criteria.
Railcard prices differ based on the type and duration. Most one year Railcards are £30, except Disabled Persons Railcard at £20. Some offer a three-year option for £70, averaging to around £23 per year.
Railcards offer discounted fares tin Off-Peak times, weekends and public holidays although usage varies by type.
Rail cards save on ticket types: standard anytime, off-peak, and advanced purchase for singles and returns. They cut down your train travel costs considerably.
Railcards offer savings on fares for certain groups such as students, families, seniors and more. You also get extra perks like attraction discounts.
Railcards all offer similar savings of 1/3 off train tickets but are determined by things like your age, location and how you like to travel.
Use our quick and easy tool to help you find the Railcard that best suits your needs.
Alternatively, you can see the full range of Railcards.
Buying a railcard is quick and easy. Make sure you have some form of identification (driving license, passport or ID card), a digital passport-style photo and a debit or credit card to hand.
Select the railcard you'd like to purchase, the format and what duration you'd like it for.
Enter your personal details to set up a Railcard account. This account is separate to your LNER account.
Upload the required identification documents and a digital passport-style photo of yourself.
Review the details of your purchase and complete payment.
Your railcard is now ready to use.
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