16-17 Railcard: Young Persons Railcard

Save 50% off every journey

Travel the West Coast with a 16-17 Saver Railcard

Designed especially for 16-17-year-olds, the 16-17 Saver Railcard gives you a massive 50% off most rail fares!

That means you can head to all the best gigs, festivals, museums, events and shopping spots for less.  You can use it to book tickets online via our app or website or in person, and it can be used for advanced and on-the-day bookings so it’s perfect whether you’ve got trips planned or like to take spontaneous days out.

What is a 16-17 Saver Railcard?

  • A railcard designed for customers aged between 16 & 17
  • It costs a one-off payment of £30
  • You’ll save 50% off most rail fares including season tickets
  • Valid for one year or until you reach your 18th birthday, whichever comes first
  • Can be used to travel in Standard

How much does the 16-17 Saver cost?

At just £30 for a full year, the 16-17 Saver is well worth the investment. Depending on where you’re going, you could easily make that back in just one trip - and remember, you get 50% off full-price train fares for the whole year with your Railcard.

How to buy and use a digital Railcard

It couldn’t be easier to buy your Railcard. Head to our Railcard Hub and choose 16-17 Saver. You’ll need:

  • A valid debit or credit card
  • Proof of eligibility to show that you’re aged 16-17
  • A passport-style photo, which you can take with your phone
  • Your personal details

It shouldn’t take more than 10 minutes to complete your application. You can either have a physical Railcard posted to you, or you can download a digital Railcard and start using it immediately to save 50% on your train tickets.

Here are some more FAQs on the 16-17 Saver Railcard:

16-17 Railcard FAQs

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Can I renew my 16-17 Saver?

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Are there any other Railcards?

There are a number of other Railcards that could help you save on your train fares. 

Here's a selection:


16 to 25 Railcard

Enjoy discounted train tickets across Great Britain & amazing offer for just £30 a year.

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26-30 Railcard

Enjoy 1/3 off train tickets across Britain for just £30. Start saving with us today!

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Family & Friends Railcard

Enjoy 1/3 off rail fares & 60% off for the little ones. Save money on your next child-wrangling adventure.

Find out more

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Sit back, relax and enjoy the view from the comfort of your Standard Premium seat as you travel the West Coast Main Line on our Pendolino trains. With roomier seats and wider tables, Standard Premium gives you the space to focus on what matters most.

To upgrade to one of our Standard Premium coaches, log into your account via the link below or ask a member of the team onboard your Avanti West Coast service. Upgrade to Standard Premium ›

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