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16-25 Railcard

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Aged 16-25 or a full time student aged 26 or over? Save 1/3 off most standard class rail fares throughout Great Britain with a 16-25 Railcard.


A 16-25 Railcard costs £30 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 16-25 Railcard.

You are eligible if you're aged 16-25, or over the age of 26 and in full-time education. 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 (except during July and August) a minimum fare of £12 will apply. See minimum fares for more details.

Please visit the 16-25 Railcard website for more information or click here to buy now.

Further information

Booking Conditions

1-Year Railcard

  • At station ticket office

  • Online

  • Telesales

3-Year Railcard

  • Online

  • Telesales

Valid from

From 8th March 2023

Days & Times Valid

£12 minimum fare applies to all tickets purchased for travel between 04:30 and 09:59 Monday - Fridays (except July and August)

Terms & Conditions

16-25 Railcard gets you 1/3 off Standard Anytime and Off-Peak fares, as well as Standard Advance and First Class Advance fares. And because there's no limit to the number of times you can use your Railcard, the potential for adventure is huge.

Save on these types of tickets

  • Standard Anytime and Anytime Day Singles and Returns

  • Standard Off-Peak and Off-Peak Day Singles and Returns

  • Standard Super Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak Day Singles and Returns

  • Standard and First Class Advance*Most Rail Rovers fares

  • Gatwick Express, Stansted Express and Heathrow Express

  • Oyster Off-Peak pay as you go Daily Price Cap and Off-Peak pay as you go single fares for journeys on National Rail, London Underground and Docklands Light Railway

  • Anytime Day Travelcard Zones 1-9 when bought as part of ticket to London from outside the London Zones area (subject to minimum fare of £20.30)Caledonian Sleeper: discount on Club Solo or Classic Solo rooms and seated products

  • PlusBus day tickets

  • Some rail/sea journeys with Wightlink and Red Funnel Ferries to stations on the Isle of Wight, Hovertravel services to and from Ryde Hoverport, and Stena Line ferries to Republic of Ireland**

*These tickets need to be booked before you travel.

** Discount is only available on tickets as part of a journey from/to a National Rail station and on combined rail/sea journeys from/to Ryde Hoverport.

Valid in both directions