Summary

 
Overview

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

 
Type of offer
Ordinary Promotion 
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Details

A Veterans Railcard has an introductory price of just £21 for 1 year if you purchase by 31 March 2021 and an introductory price of £61 for a 3-year Railcard up until 31 March 2021. From 1 April 2021 the price will be £30 for 1 year or £70 for 3 years.

It'll 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.

Eligibility

You may be eligible if you have served for at least one day in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces (Regular or Reserve) or Merchant Mariners and seen duty on legally defined military operations. You will need to be able to supply one of the accepted eligiblity documents which are listed at www.veterans-railcard.co.uk/are-you-eligible/

There are plenty of ways you can use your Railcard, for both long and short trips. Better still you can use it anytime on weekends, public holidays and during the week. The only restriction is that if you travel between 04:30 and 09:59 Monday to Friday (except public holidays and during July and August) a minimum fare of £12 will apply. See minimum fares for more details.

Your Railcard also allows you to take advantage of our great partner offers, giving you exclusive discounts across the UK.  See our offers section for all the latest partner offers.

Please visit the Veterans Railcard website for more information or click here to buy now.

 
Participating train companies
Avanti West Coastc2cCaledonian SleeperChiltern RailwaysCrossCountryEast Midlands RailwayGatwick ExpressGreat NorthernGreat Western RailwayGreater AngliaHeathrow ExpressIsland LineLNERLondon Northwestern RailwayLondon OvergroundLondon UndergroundMerseyrailNorthernScotRailSouth Western RailwaySoutheasternSouthernStansted ExpressTfL RailThameslinkTransPennine ExpressTransport for WalesWest Midlands Railway;  

Last updated: 13 October 2020

Prices

Adult

£30.00 for a 1 year (introductory price of £21 until 31 March 2021)

£70.00 for 3 years (introductory price of £61 until 31 March 2021)

Child
N/A
Concession
N/A
Family
N/A
Group
N/A
Discounts available with these products
 

Last updated: 30 September 2020

Validity

Area of validity

Nationwide 

 
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Further Information
Please see www.veterans-railcard.co.uk for details
Reversible
Yes
Period of availability
Applies
08/11/2020 - Until further notice

Last updated: 20 August 2020

Purchasing

Available to purchase
14/10/2020 - Until further notice
Buying your tickets

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.

PLEASE NOTE: When planning a journey with our Journey Planner, in the Passengers and Railcards section simply select the number and type of Railcards 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 Railcard!

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 www.nationalrail.co.uk/nrcot/
    View the full terms and conditions.

Last updated: 30 September 2020