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Highland Railcard

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An annual railcard for Highland residents which entitles holders to 50% off local rail travel


The Highland Railcard discount is only available on the following routes:

  • Mallaig / Fort William / Oban to/from Glasgow (direct trains only)

  • Wick / Thurso to/from Inverness

  • Kyle of Lochalsh to/from Inverness

The railcard is available to residents aged 16 or over, permanently living in the following postcode areas:

  • All IV except: IV12, IV30, IV31, IV32, IV36

  • All KW

  • All HS

  • PA20 to PA38, PA41 to PA49, PA60 to PA78

  • PH16, PH17, PH30 to PH44, PH49, PH50

  • FK20, FK21

  • G83 

Discounts available


The card holder is entitled to 50% discount on the following fares:

  • Anytime Single or Return

  • Anytime Day Single or Return

  • Off Peak Return

  • Off Peak Day Return

  • Season Tickets (Highland Railcard holder only)

Up to two children may travel with the Railcard holder for a flat fare of £2.00 return each.

Further information

For further information see

Available to Purchase

From 14th May 2009

Purchase Details

Paper versions of the Highland Railcard can be purchased from the following stations:



Kyle of Lochalsh




Fort William 


Or by post to the following address enclosing your application form, proof of residence and payment:

Highland Railcard ApplicationsTravel CentreInverness Railway StationStation SquareAcademy StreetInvernessIV1 1LE

The Highland Railcard can now also be purchased and added to a Smartcard.  For further details see

Booking Conditions

  • Refunds are not available on the Railcard

  • Refunds, changes to travel plans and break of journey conditions for tickets bought with a Highland Railcard are as appropriate to the full price ticket

Valid from

From 14th May 2009

Terms & Conditions

  • The Highland Railcard is valid for 12 months from date of issue.

  • Customers must carry their Highland Railcard with them when travelling.

  • Customers with Highland Railcards must also carry their Photocard to validate their Highland Railcard.

  • No further National Railcard discounts apply.

Valid in both directions


Applicable Zone of Station(s)

Achanalt, Altnabreac, Achnashellach, Achnasheen, Ardgay, Arisaig, Arrochar & Tarbet, Alness, Attadale, Ardlui, Beauly, Banavie, Brora, Bridge of Orchy, Beasdale, Crianlarich, Connel Ferry, Corpach, Corrour, Culrain...


  • Adult