16-25 Railcard

16-25 Railcard

Amazing savings for anyone aged between 16-25 or in full-time education

The 16 - 25 railcard is a great way to save a bit of money, once you're not able to buy child tickets, making those weekend getaways for a night out or going home that little bit easier.

Do I qualify for a 16-25 Railcard?

If you're between 16 and 25, or if you're a mature student attending a course full-time at a recognized college or university, you can buy a 16-25 Railcard.

How long does the16-25 railcard last?

  • You can still get a 16-25 student railcard as a mature age student if you’re attending college or university full-time
  • You can use your railcard past your 26th birthday if it hasn’t expired
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How much do I save with a 16-25 digital Railcard?

16-25 Railcard discounts include saving you 1/3 on train tickets across the country in standard class.

You can also use it on First Class Advance tickets and buy Weekend First Class Upgrades with discounted standard class tickets.

You can also save on special offers with your railcard, and our 2FOR1 entry offers at loads of UK attractions.

When can I use a 16-25 Railcard?

You can use your digital railcard at any time. There's a £12 minimum fare on weekdays before 10:00, but this doesn't apply on bank holidays or during July and August (so those summer days out just got cheaper!)

How much is a 16-25 digital Railcard?

The 16-25 Railcard costs just £30 a year, or £70 for the three-year card - saving you £20.

How do I apply for a 16-25 Railcard?

You can apply online or download an application form and apply at a staffed station.

You will need to provide proof of age (a valid passport, UK driving licence or EEA national identity card ) and a digital passport-style photo if applying online.

If you are applying for a railcard at a station, you will require printed passport sized photo and may also present a birth certificate as proof of age.

How long does a 16-25 Railcard take to arrive?

If you are applying online for a physical railcard you should allow 5 working days for your application to be to be approved and 5 working days for delivery. You can also pay for Special Delivery service if you would like your 16-25 railcard to be delivered within two days.

Digital railcards and those bought at the station can be obtained on the same day.

How to get your tickets

Email, post, print at home, download or collect from the station

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