Disabled Persons Railcard
A Disabled Persons Railcard means you and your travelling companion save 1/3 on your train fares. That can net you an average saving of £144 a year.
And if you think you might need a spot of assistance at any point, there’s help at hand on all our Avanti West Coast trains to make sure you have a hassle-free journey.
Find out more about our Assisted Travel service here >
How to get a Disabled Persons Railcard
Ready to start travelling for less? Check your eligibility and apply.
Buy Disabled Persons Railcard
How much is a Disabled Persons Railcard?
A Disabled Persons Railcard costs just £20 for a year and saves you 1/3 on your train tickets every time you travel.
- 1-year Disabled Persons Railcard: £20
- 3-year Disabled Persons Railcard: £54
Disabled Persons Railcard: what you need to know
Terms and conditions apply >
- You’ll need to provide proof of your disability when you apply for your Railcard. You can check whether you’re eligible here
- Disabled Child Railcards are also available
- You’re able to use your Railcard on any train, at any time of day — totally free from restrictions
- If you’re travelling with another person, your Railcard can also get them 1/3 off their fare
Where can I buy a Disabled Persons Railcard?
Visit the Disabled Persons Railcard website to check your eligibility and apply.
Once you’re all signed up, you can start using your Railcard to receive 1/3 off your train fares with us.
Offers and rewards
If 1/3 off your rail fare isn’t enough, your Disabled Persons Railcard also offers a bunch of other brilliant benefits.
Get 2FOR1 offers on entry to hundreds of attractions, restaurants and more
Virgin Experience Days
Save 20% on Virgin Experience Days
Save up to £50 on Haven Holidays
Save on selected Lodges, Parks and Boating holidays
How to use your Disabled Persons Railcard
If you’re buying tickets online, select your Railcard from the drop-down menu to receive your discount. If you’re buying your train tickets in person, present your Railcard at the point of sale and we’ll knock 1/3 off the price for you. Be sure to bring your Railcard with you when you travel so you can present it on-board.
If you need assistance on one of our trains, please contact our Passenger Assist team.
Disabled Persons Railcard renewal
If you want to keep enjoying your savings when your Railcard expires, just take the following steps:
Can you get a refund on Railcards?
Railcards are non-refundable, but rail fares can be compensated with Delay Repay if your train is delayed by 15 minutes or more.
Ways to save
Make your money go further with some of our helpful ways to save.
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Get the right train ticket
From Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime, find the right ticket for your journey.
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Group Travel tickets
Save up to 20% when travelling with a group.
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