50% discount on Standard class Adult tickets for 16 or 17 year olds 
Type of offer
Ordinary Promotion 
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A 16-17 Saver costs £30 and it'll save you 50% on Adult rail fares throughout England and Wales, and stations in Scotland served by Avanti West Coast, LNER and TransPennine Express. This includes Standard class Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, Advance, and Season Tickets.

There are plenty of ways you can use your Saver, for both long and short trips. Better still you can use it anytime of the day, every day of the week.

The 16-17 Saver is available to buy for any 16 or 17 year olds, and is valid for 1-year, or until the day before your 18th birthday; whichever is earliest. Season Tickets started during the validity of the Saver to be used up to four months after you turn 18 years old.

Visit the 16-17 Saver website for more information or to buy now.

Participating train companies
Avanti West Coastc2cChiltern RailwaysCrossCountryEast Midlands RailwayEurostarGatwick ExpressGrand CentralGreat NorthernGreat Western RailwayGreater AngliaHeathrow ExpressHull TrainsIsland LineLNERLondon Northwestern RailwayLondon OvergroundLondon UndergroundMerseyrailNorthernSouth Western RailwaySoutheasternSouthernStansted ExpressElizabeth LineThameslinkTransPennine ExpressTransport for WalesWest Midlands Railway;  

Last updated: 23 May 2022



maximum 1-year validity

Discounts available with these products

Last updated: 13 August 2019


Area of validity
Further Information
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Period of availability
02/09/2019 - Until further notice

Last updated: 17 November 2020


Available to purchase
Now - Until further notice
Buying your tickets

To buy online, you will need a valid UK driving licence (full or provisional) or passport number to prove you are eligible and supply a digital ‘passport style’ photo.

For more information on buying online, please see our FAQ’s.

You can also buy a 16-17 Saver by calling the National Rail telesales number on 0345 301 1656.
We’re open 7am to 10pm every day except Christmas day

PLEASE NOTE: When planning a journey with our Journey Planner, in the Passengers and Savers section simply select the number and type of Saver that you will be travelling with 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 Saver!

Booking conditions
  1. Whenever possible, tickets for your journey should be purchased before boarding the train. You must have your Saver with you on your journey and always show the valid Saver and discounted ticket to rail staff at their request. If you do not show both the Saver and the ticket, you will be required to pay the full undiscounted 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 purchasing facilities at the station at which you began your journey e.g. if the ticket office was closed and there was no ticket machine from which you could buy a discounted ticket
  2. Discount is 50% of Adult fares
  3. 16-17 Saver does not entitle holder to Child Rate tickets, unless no option for 16-17 Saver is available at time of ticket purchase
  4. The right is reserved to revise the Terms & Conditions and availability of the 16-17 Saver. The Train Companies will endeavour to give three months' notice of any changes before they are due to come into effect.
  5. Tickets issued to the holder of the 16-17 Saver are issued subject to the National Rail Conditions of Travel and the full Terms & Conditions below. Copies of the National Rail Conditions of Travel are available from any staffed station ticket office or online at

View the full 16-17 Saver Terms and Conditions.

Last updated: 14 August 2019

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Last updated:   23 May 2022