Family and Friends Railcard

Great savings on days out with the whole clan.

Family & Friends Railcard

If you love getting out and about with your friends and family, this is the Railcard for you. A Family & Friends Railcard will save you 1/3 on all adult fares and 60% off kids tickets whenever you’re travelling as a group of up to 4 adults and 4 kids aged between 5 and 16. The typical annual saving with a Friends & Family Railcard is £114 per year, and it usually pays for itself within just three journeys - well worth the investment for adventures with the gang! So whether you’re going on a big group holiday, heading for a fun day out to the coast, or going to visit family together, this Railcard has you covered for as many trips as you like. 

Friends & Family Railcard

  • For up to 4 adults and up to 4 children aged 5-15 travelling together
  • Save ⅓ on adult fares
  • Save 60% on kids’ fares
  • No restrictions on usage
  • Only £30 per year, or £70 for 3 years
  • Exclusive offers and discounts

  • How to use your Family & Friends Railcard

    When your Family & Friends Railcard arrives, you’ll need two people to sign the card before you can use it. When you’re ready to head out for your next family adventure, bring your card with you to present on-board, or show it to our staff when you buy your tickets and we’ll reduce the fare for you.

    Offers and rewards for the Friends & Family Railcard

    Make the most of your day trip or weekend away with the great offers, rewards and discounts on offer with the Family & Friends Railcard. Offers are updated regularly but you can expect to save money on everything from restaurant to theatres, so be sure to check your Railcard app or the Family & Friends Railcard website when planning your trip to make the most of the money-saving discounts.
    How to buy and use a digital Railcard
    It couldn’t be easier to buy and use your Railcard. Head to our Railcard Hub to complete your application, which shouldn’t take any longer than 10 minutes. You’ll need:
    • A valid debit or credit card
    • A passport-style photo, which you can take with your phone
    • Your personal details

    Choose the digital Railcard to download to your phone and start using it straight away. If you choose a physical Railcard, you’ll need two people to sign the card before you can use it. When you’re ready to head out for your next family adventure, bring your card with you to present on-board, or show it to our staff when you buy your tickets and we’ll reduce the fare for you.

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