Reduced rail travel across Devon and Cornwall. 
Type of offer
Ordinary Promotion 
Nearest stations

The Devon & Cornwall Railcard offers residents of Devon and Cornwall one-third off all Standard Class Anytime and Off-Peak train tickets across Devon and Cornwall.

It is valid for journeys not starting before 08:45*

*It is also valid on the following trains:

  • On all services on the St Ives branch line
  • On all services between Exeter and Barnstaple, on a train going to Barnstaple
  • 08:24 Plymouth to Gunnislake (any journey on this train)
  • 08:33 from Newton Abbot towards Penzance
  • 08:35 Barnstaple and 08:43 Umberleigh towards Exeter
  • 08:44 from Exeter St Davids, Dawlish and Liskeard towards Penzance

Discounted tickets can be used for travel on Great Western Railway, South Western Railway and CrossCountry services.

One accompanying adult also receives one-third off their ticket and you can take up to four accompanying children (aged 5-15) for a flat fare of £1 each (£2 for Day Ranger and Rover tickets).

Participating train companies
Great Western RailwaySouth Western RailwayCrossCountry;  

Last updated: 12 October 2021



£12.00 for one year.

Discounts available with these products

Last updated: 21 May 2019


Area of validity
Further Information

For further information see

  • 1/3 off Anytime and Off-Peak Day Return / Single for journeys wholly within Devon and Cornwall
  • 1/3 off Anytime and Off-Peak Return / Single for journeys wholly within Devon and Cornwall
  • 1/3 off Devon or Cornwall Day Ranger
  • 1/2 off St Ives Bay Line Day Ranger
Period of availability
16/02/2009 - Until further notice

Last updated: 12 October 2021


Available to purchase
16/02/2009 - Until further notice
Buying your tickets

Am I eligible?

Anyone aged 16 years of age or over, who is resident within the counties of Devon or Cornwall, City of Plymouth, Torbay Unitary Authority or Isles of Scilly can apply for a Devon & Cornwall Railcard.

What documents are accepted as proof of residency and proof of identity?

Proof of residency:

  • Council tax bill
  • Utility bill
  • Bank/credit card statement
  • Driving licence

Proof of identity:

  • Passport
  • Driving Licence (incorporating a photo)
  • College / Work ID

How do I get a Devon & Cornwall Railcard (Gold Card)

To get a Devon & Cornwall Railcard please complete the application form and take it together with proof of residency and proof of identity to any staffed station within Devon and Cornwall.

Devon & Cornwall Gold Cards are issued to Annual Season Tickets sold within and for journeys wholly within Devon and Cornwall.

Please note: The Journey Planner and online ticket retailers will not calculate discounts for Devon & Cornwall Railcard holders (Devon & Cornwall Gold Cards will be recognised). Tickets should be purchased in person from the Ticket Office to claim the Railcard discount.

Booking conditions

Not valid on:

  • Tickets that extend outside Devon and Cornwall
  • Season tickets
  • Advance tickets
  • First Class tickets, although you can upgrade a discounted Standard ticket at weekends by paying the normal weekend upgrade charge
  • In conjunction with any other special promotion, unless specifically advertised
  • On any special excursion train
  • On bus services

Last updated: 12 October 2021

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Last updated:   12 October 2021