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Veterans Railcard

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Save 1/3 off most Standard and First Class rail fares throughout Great Britain with a Veterans Railcard.


Veterans Railcard will save you and another named Adult travelling with you 1/3 on most rail fares throughout Great Britain including Standard and First Class Advance fares.

Take a look at all the ticket types you can make savings on with a Veterans Railcard. As well as saving you 1/3 off Railcard fares you can also add a named companion to the card so when they travel with you, they will also get 1/3 off fares. And up to 4 children travelling with you will get 60% discount.

Further information

Please see for details

Available to Purchase

From 14th October 2020

Purchase Details

To buy online, you will need  to prove you are eligible (see accepted documents) and have a passport-style digital photo of yourself and your named companion (if applicable). For more information on buying online, please see our FAQ's.​​​​​​​

Booking Conditions

  1. Tickets for your journey should be purchased before boarding the train. You must have your Railcard (and Photocard/Permit to travel without Photocard if applicable) 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. 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 and in July and August). The minimum fare is £12.

  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 the full terms and conditions.

Valid from

From 8th November 2020

Days & Times Valid

A £12.00 minimum fare applies to both outward and return journeys between 04:30 and 09:59 Mondays to Fridays (except Public Holidays and in July and August).

Valid in both directions


Passengers Information

Discount not valid on:

  • Season Tickets or Season Travelcards

  • On Eurostar

  • On Rail-Air Coach Link services

  • PlusBus

  • Charter trains or special excursion tickets

  • On paper tickets valid for travel wholly on London Underground and/or DLR services

Validity Area

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  • Adult

    £30.00 for a 1 year

    £70.00 for 3 years