If you’re aged between 26 and 30, a 26-30 Railcard can save you 1/3 on your train fare. That’s an average saving of £125 over the course of the year.
So whether you’re heading home to see the family, visiting friends out of town, or exploring a new part of the country, you can pocket 1/3 of the cost of your fare and spend it on more of the things that matter.
26-30 Railcards can be used on Standard Anytime, Standard Off-Peak and Advance fares on services throughout the UK. Your 26-30 Railcard comes in digital format, on up to two devices. So you can start using your Railcard as soon as you’re signed up.
Sound like a winner? Here’s everything you need to know about the 26-30 Railcard.
How to get a 26-30 Railcard
How much does a 26-30 Railcard cost?
A one-year 26-30 Railcard costs just £30 and saves you 1/3 on your train ticket every time you travel.
- One-year Railcard cost: £30
- Three-year Railcard price: £70
Who can use a 26-30 Railcard?
- Available to anyone aged 26-30, inclusive.
- £12 minimum fare for journeys starting between 4.30am and 10am on weekdays. This excludes Advance fares. Minimum fare does not apply on public holidays or throughout July and August.
- Your Railcard can’t be loaned or given to anyone else.
Where can I buy a 26-30 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.
26-30 Railcard renewals
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
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Get the right train ticket
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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: