Railcards: Get 1/3 discount on your train tickets

Railcards: Get 1/3 discount on your train tickets

Exclusive discounts for railcards

Find the right railcard for you today and start enjoying at least 1/3 off train journeys. Stored in 'My Railcards' on UK Trains homepage in your Trip.com app.

Choose the Right Railcard for You

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16-25 Railcard


Ages 16–25 and mature students.

Ideal for:

University, commuting and holidays.


1/3 off train tickets. Average yearly saving of £189.


26-30 Railcard


Ages 26–30.

Ideal for:

Commuting and weekend getaways.


1/3 off train tickets. Average yearly saving of £251.


Two Together Railcard


Two travellers aged 16 and above.

Ideal for:

Couples who love to travel.


1/3 off train tickets. Average yearly saving of £98.


Network Railcard


Up to 3 adults (ages 16 and above) and 4 children (ages 5-15).

Ideal for:

Those who regularly travel to or within London or Southeast England.


1/3 off train tickets and 60% off child rail fares. Average yearly saving of £136.


Family & Friends Railcard


Up to 4 adults (ages 16 and above) and 4 children (ages 5–15).

Ideal for:

Families who love travel and group outings.


1/3 off train tickets and 60% off child rail fares. Average yearly saving of £136.


Senior Railcard


Ages 60 and above.

Ideal for:

Retirement adventures, visiting family or regular appointments.


1/3 off train tickets. Average yearly saving of £98.


16-17 Saver


Ages 16–17.

Ideal for:

Day trips, college commute, and more.


50% off most train tickets.

*Note: yearly savings sorted from the Railcard website.

Save up to 1/3 With Railcard Promo Codes and Offers

The Railcard discount campaign offers savings of up to 1/3 on rail travel. Take advantage of real-time Railcard offers and buy now to save up to 1/3. Railcards can make rail travel more affordable for frequent travellers.

What is a Railcard?

The digital railcard provides a convenient and cost-effective way to book discounted train tickets, making your journeys more affordable and easy.

Digital Railcards are stored within your Trip.com account on up to two devices. Compared to physical Railcards, you can use them more efficiently.

By using Digital Railcard, you can enjoy discounts of up to 33% off on various train routes, catering to different age groups.

Are you a new user of the Trip.com app? to enjoy up to 15% off your digital Railcard.

*Source: @trip_train_

Railcard Prices - Apr 2024

All new Railcards cost £30 for the full year. Some Railcards also have a 3-year option for £70, giving you even more value for money (so the annual cost is about £23).

How to Use a Digital Railcard to Buy Cheaper Train Tickets

If you have the Trip.com app downloaded on your mobile phone, you can start saving today by following these simple steps.

  • Step 01

    Step 01

    Open the Trip.com app and tap "Trains" at the top of the homepage

  • Step 02

    Step 02

    Tap "Buy a Railcard" at the bottom of the page

  • Step 03

    Step 03

    Sign in to your Trip.com account and select a Railcard type that is right for you

  • Step 04

    Step 04

    Enter your personal information and purchase

  • Step 05

    Step 05

    Tap "My Railcards" to view your Railcard

  • Step 06

    Step 06

    Add your Railcard when booking train tickets to enjoy discounts

With your railcard, you can get 1/3 off your train tickets anywhere - not just with Trip.com.
Digital Railcards are also locked to your account, so they can be stored on any devices you use.

How do I renew my digital Railcard?

Sign in to your Trip.com account, select the Railcard you want to renew, confirm your details, and then pay for your renewed Railcard.

Book Cheaper Train Tickets with a Railcard

Digital Railcards are a cost-effective solution for travellers taking popular train routes, such as those to London and Manchester. With a Digital Railcard, you can save up to 1/3 off your train fare.

Railcard FAQ

  • Can I get a discount with my Railcard?

    Yes. You can get up to 1/3 off.
  • What's the difference between 16-25 and 26-30 Railcards?

    There's not much difference. They offer the same discount. 16-25 Railcards are generally used for student travel, while 26-30 Railcards are used for workers. In addition,the railcard for those over 25 will not include discounts for Caledonian Sleeper tickets.
  • Can you get a Railcard if you're a mature student?

    Yes. The 16-25 Railcards is valid for a mature student.
  • Is it better to buy a digital Railcard or a physical Railcard?

    Using a digital Railcard is recommended. Digital Railcards can be stored on the Trip.com app on your smartphone, which means that you don't need to carry a plastic card. Digital Railcards can be stored on up to two devices and do not need to be mailed like physical Railcards - making them more convenient to use.
  • What happens if I lose my device?

    If you lose your device, you can simply download your digital Railcard onto a new one.
  • Which Railcard provides the biggest discount?

    16-17 Saver Railcard. It gives young adults aged 16 and 17 a 50% discount off most UK rail fares.
  • Do students get Railcard discounts?

    Yes. They can use 16-17 Savers to enjoy 50% off and use 16-25 Railcards to get a 1/3 discount.
  • How much cheaper will my train fare be with a Railcard?

    You can get 1/3 off your train tickets using a Railcard. Whether you're a child, an adult, or a senior, there's a Railcard for everyone.
  • Can I get a refund if I don't use my digital Railcard?

    No. Unfortunately, Railcards are non-refundable once issued.
  • Why has my Railcard been blocked?

    If we detect suspicious activity on your Railcard, it will be blocked until we have had the chance to speak to you.

    During this period, your Railcard will no longer be valid for travel.

    If your Railcard has been blocked, you will need to contact us so that we can better understand the activity that has caused your Railcard to be blocked.