26-30 Railcard

Big savings on journeys across the UK.



26-30 Railcard

Designed for people aged 26-30, you can use your Railcard on as many trips as you like. So whether that’s heading on a staycation, visiting friends and family, or simply commuting to work, you’ll save ⅓ off every journey. The typical annual saving for those with a 26-30 Railcard is £251 per year, and it usually pays for itself within a couple of journeys. So for frequent travellers - or even occasional ones - it’s well worth the £30 investment.

 26-30 Railcard

  • For 26-30 year olds, inclusive
  • Get ⅓ off rail fares
  • Just £30 per year
  • Or £70 for three years
  • Digital Railcard so you’ll never lose it
  • Exclusive offers and discounts

How to get a 26-30 Railcard

Buy Railcard

How much does the 26-30 Railcard cost?

A one-year Railcard is just £30 and saves you ⅓ on every train ticket you buy. If you know that you’ll be travelling a lot - a daily commute, perhaps, or you just like to travel by train - then it makes sense to get a three-year Railcard. Rather than £30 each year, you’ll just pay £70 and you can sit back, relax and enjoy your train journeys knowing that you’re making huge savings.

Who can use a 26-30 Railcard?

It’s simple: If you’re aged between 26 and 30, you can buy this Railcard. You can even purchase it any time before your 31st birthday and keep using it for a whole year until it expires, so you can keep saving for even longer.

How to buy and use a digital Railcard

You can only buy a 26-30 Railcard online - just head to our hub or app and enter your details. You’ll need:

  • A valid debit or credit card
  • Proof of eligibility to show that you’re aged 26-30
  • A passport-style photo, which you can take with your phone
  • Your personal details

Once downloaded, you can start saving on your travels straight away with no need to wait for the post as the 26-30 Railcard is the first digital-only Railcard. If your phone runs out of battery or gets lost, you can swap your 26-30 Railcard to another mobile device. Present your Railcard when you buy your ticket (or add it online when you're searching for a journey) and we’ll reduce the fare for you. 

 

  Where can I buy a 26-30 Railcard?

Buy Railcard


Once you’re all signed up, you can start using your Railcard to receive 1/3 off your train fares.

How to use your 26-30 Railcard

The 26-30 Railcard is the first digital-only Railcard. It is available to buy online or download on the Railcard smartphone app. Once downloaded, you can start saving on your travels straight away – with no need to wait for the post. If your phone runs out of battery or gets lost, you can swap your 26-30 Railcard to another mobile device. Present your Railcard when you buy your ticket (or add it online when you're searching for a journey) and we’ll reduce the fare for you.

Ways to save

Make your money go further with some of our helpful ways to save.

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Group Travel tickets

Save up to 20% when travelling with a group.

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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:


Nectar

Book direct and collect 2 Nectar points for every £1 you spend. And no booking fees.

Nectar points

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

Two Together Railcard

For just £30, you and the person you travel with can get huge discounts on rail fare.

Find out more

Job Centre Plus Railcard

If you're currently unemployed and actively seeking employment, you can save 50% off rail travel with the Jobcentre Plus railcard. 

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