Summary

 
Overview
Aged 26-30? Save 1/3 off most standard class rail fares throughout Great Britain with a 26-30 Railcard. 
Type of offer
Ordinary Promotion 
Nearest stations
Details

The trial of the 26-30 Railcard first began with 10,000 Railcards in East Anglia on 6 December 2017 and was extended nationwide to another 10,000 people on 13 March 2018.

As part of the trial the 26-30 Railcards were issued on a first come, first served basis. Sales for the trial are now closed.

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A 26-30 Railcard costs £30.00 and it'll save you 1/3 on rail fares throughout Great Britain for a whole year, including all Standard and First Class Advance fares. Take a look at all the ticket types you can make savings on with a 26-30 Railcard.

You are eligible if you're aged between 26-30 and have a smart mobile device. Please see our eligibility criteria for more information.

There are plenty of ways you can use your Railcard, for both long and short trips. Better still you can use it anytime on weekends, public holidays and during the week. The only restriction is that if you travel between 04:30 and 09:59 Monday to Friday, a minimum fare of £12.00 will apply. See minimum fares for more details.

The Railcard also allows you to take advantage of our great partner offers, giving you exclusive discounts across the UK.  See our offers section for all the latest partner offers.

Please visit the 26-30 Railcard website for more information.

 
Participating train companies
Arriva Trains Walesc2cCaledonian SleeperChiltern RailwaysCrossCountryEast Midlands TrainsEurostarGatwick ExpressGrand CentralGreat NorthernGreat Western RailwayGreater AngliaHeathrow ExpressHull TrainsIsland LineLondon North Eastern RailwayLondon Northwestern RailwayLondon OvergroundLondon UndergroundMerseyrailNorthernScotRailSouth Western RailwaySoutheasternSouthernStansted ExpressTfL RailThameslinkTransPennine ExpressVirgin TrainsWest Midlands Railway;  

Last updated: 17 September 2018

Prices

Adult

£30.00 for 1-year 

Child
N/A
Concession
N/A
Family
N/A
Group
N/A
Discounts available with these products
 

Last updated: 19 January 2018

Validity

Area of validity
 
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Further Information

www.26-30railcard.co.uk

Reversible
Yes
Period of availability
Applies
Now - Until further notice

Last updated: 19 January 2018

Purchasing

Available to purchase
19/01/2018 - Until further notice
Buying your tickets

To buy a 26-30 Railcard online, you will need a valid UK driving licence or passport number to prove you are eligible, and have a digital passport style photo saved on your computer. For more information on buying online, please see our About the Railcard section.

The 26-30 Railcard is a Digital Railcard product and is only available via the Railcard App on a mobile device. You will need to hold the Railcard on;

  • iPhone (iOS 11.1.0 or higher)
  • Android (OS 4.1 (Jelly Bean) or higher)

and to download the free Railcard app.

PLEASE NOTE: When planning a journey with our Journey Planner, in the Passengers and Railcards section, simply select the type of Railcard and number of Railcard holders travelling and click 'Add' after each selection. When the fares are displayed, click on one of the prices to see how much money you've saved by using your Railcard!

Booking conditions

1. Tickets for your journey should be purchased before boarding the train. You must have your Railcard  with you on your journey and always show the valid Railcard and ticket to rail staff at their request. If you do not show both the Railcard and the ticket, you will be required to pay the full price Standard Single fare for your journey as if no ticket was purchased before starting the journey and in some cases a penalty fare.

N.B. This does not apply if there was no ticket office at the station at which you began your journey or if the ticket office was closed and there was no ticket machine from which you could buy a discounted ticket.

2. Minimum fare applies to both outward and return journeys between 04:30 and 09:59 Mondays to Fridays (except Public Holidays). The minimum fare is £12.00.

3. Discounts are not available in First Class, except with a First Class Advance ticket or in Weekend First accommodation on some train companies, on payment of the appropriate supplement..

4. In the case of some low price tickets the actual discount with a Railcard may be slightly lower than that advertised.

5. The right is reserved to revise these Conditions and availability of the tickets mentioned here. The Train Companies will endeavour to give three months' notice of any changes before they are due to come into effect.

6. Tickets issued to the holder of the Railcard are issued subject to the National Rail Conditions of Travel and the Conditions listed here. Copies of the National Rail Conditions of Travel are available from any staffed station ticket office or online at www.nationalrail.co.uk/nrcot/

View the full terms and conditions.

Last updated: 19 January 2018