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Accompanied child flat fare - Southern & Gatwick Express

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Overview

These tickets are available for most Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak journeys across the Southern & Gatwick Express network.

Up to 4 children accompanied by an adult holding a valid ticket and / or travel pass for the entire journey, can travel for £2 each at Off-Peak or Super Off-Peak times.

Details

Up to 4 children accompanied by an adult holding a valid ticket or travel pass for the entire journey, can travel for £2 each at Off-Peak or Super Off-Peak times.

On train services operated by Gatwick Express, Southern and Thameslink across most of the Southern & Gatwick Express network.

They're available where the adult passenger is holding one of the following tickets, that is valid for the journey being made:

  • Season or Travelcard Season ticket

  • Single or Return tickets 

  • One Day Travelcards

  • Advance tickets

These include tickets that are discounted with a Railcard (including those that give a discount on child fares, such as Family & Friends or Network Railcards), GroupSave or other discount card.

A London Freedom Pass holder can also take up to 4 children with them for £2 each, so long as they also have a valid ticket for the part of the journey outside the London Freedom Pass area.

They're not available if the adult is using:

  • Pay As You Go (PAYG) with an Oyster Card, contactless bank card or mobile device 

  • keyGo 

To pay for their journey.

As well as single and return tickets, a £2 accompanied child One Day Travelcard is available for journeys from stations outside of the London Zones 1-6 area.

But the £2 One Day Travelcard is only valid where the adult passenger also has a valid One Day Travelcard or Travelcard Season Ticket. 

Travel is not permitted on other operators services except with the £2 One Day Travelcard where travel is permitted on the same National Rail and Transport for London services within Zones 1-6 as a normal child rate One Day Travelcard.

Further information

For further information see

Available to Purchase

From 25th June 2018

Purchase Details

These are available from Ticket Offices and online at www.southernrailway.com

Valid from

From 8th March 2023

Days & Times Valid

Until further notice

Terms & Conditions

Up to 4 children accompanied by an adult holding a valid ticket or travel pass for the entire journey, can travel for £2 each at Off-Peak or Super Off-Peak times.

On train services operated by Gatwick Express, Southern and Thameslink across most of the Southern & Gatwick Express network.

They're available where the adult passenger is holding one of the following tickets, that is valid for the journey being made:

  • Season or Travelcard Season ticket

  • Single or Return tickets 

  • One Day Travelcards

  • Advance tickets

These include tickets that are discounted with a Railcard (including those that give a discount on child fares, such as Family & Friends or Network Railcards), GroupSave or other discount card.

A London Freedom Pass holder can also take up to 4 children with them for £2 each, so long as they also have a valid ticket for the part of the journey outside the London Freedom Pass area.

They're not available if the adult is using:

  • Pay As You Go (PAYG) with an Oyster Card, contactless bank card or mobile device 

  • keyGo 

To pay for their journey.

As well as single and return tickets, a £2 accompanied child One Day Travelcard is available for journeys from stations outside of the London Zones 1-6 area.

But the £2 One Day Travelcard is only valid where the adult passenger also has a valid One Day Travelcard or Travelcard Season Ticket. 

Travel is not permitted on other operators services except with the £2 One Day Travelcard where travel is permitted on the same National Rail and Transport for London services within Zones 1-6 as a normal child rate One Day Travelcard.

Valid in both directions

Yes

Passengers Information

Adults

  • Minimum: 1

Children

  • Minimum: 1

Prices

  • Adult

    N/A

  • Child

    £2.00

  • Concession

    N/A

  • Family

    N/A

  • Group

    N/A