Family & Friends Railcard
Love a big day out with the whole gang? 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. That’s a saving of £117 every year! So call up the clan, pack your snacks and colouring books, and arm yourself with a Family & Friends Railcard to start enjoying the best the UK has to offer.
Sound like the Railcard you’ve been waiting for? Here’s everything you could possibly want to know about saving money with our Family & Friends Railcard.
How to get a Family & Friends Railcard
How much is a Family & Friends Railcard?
A Family & Friends Railcard costs just £30 for the year and gets you 1/3 off adults fares and 60% off kids tickets.
- 1-year Family & Friends Railcard: £30
- 3-year Family & Friends Railcard: £70
Who can use a Family & Friends Railcard?
- Minimum group size: 1 adult card holder and 1 child
- Maximum group size: 4 adults and 4 children (aged 5 – 15)
- Available on Standard, Off Peak and Advance fares
- Accompanying passengers need to travel with the Railcard holder at all times
Where can I buy a Family & Friends Railcard?
Just head to our Railcard hub below.
Once you’re all signed up, you can start using your Railcard to receive money off your train fares with us.
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.
How to renew your Family & Friends Railcard
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.
Railcards are a smarter way to save, so if you’d like 1/3 off your rail fare this year, get yourself a Family & Friends Railcard now.
Offers and rewards
A Family & Friends Railcard doesn’t just save you money on your train tickets. It gets you a host of sweet deals too.
Virgin Experience Days
Save 20% on Virgin Experience Days
Save up to £50 on Haven Holidays
Save money on meals out
Save on selected Lodges, Parks and Boating holidays
Get up to 60% off theatre tickets
Get a year’s YHA Membership for just £10
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.
Tickets explained >
Group Travel tickets
Save up to 20% when travelling with a group.
Group Travel >
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: