Buy a Family & Friends Railcard and Get 1/3 Off Train Travel

Adults save 1/3

Children save 60%

No travel time restrictions

What is the Family & Friends Railcard?

The Family & Friends Railcard offers a 1/3 discount on rail fares and a 60% discount on child fares. Up to 4 adults and 4 children can travel on the same Railcard and enjoy the savings. Two adults, who don't need to travel together, can be named as cardholders on your Family & Friends Railcard.

To be eligible for the discount, you'll need to travel with at least 1 child between 5 and 15 years old. Children under 5 years old travel for free.

How much does the Family & Friends Railcard cost?

The Family & Friends Railcard is priced at £30 for one year or £70 for three years.

How do I ?

To apply for a Family & Friends Railcard, you will need to provide the following information:

• Proof of age (UK driving licence/provisional licence, passport, or EEA national ID card)

• A high-quality digital photo of your passport

• Debit or credit card for payment

How to Use the Family & Friends Railcard on

Use digital Railcards and enjoy discounts of up to 33%, catering to different age groups. Digital Railcards provide a convenient and cost-effective way to book discounted train tickets, making your journeys more affordable.

  • Step 01

    Step 01

    Open the 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 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
Digital Railcards are also locked to your account, so they can be stored on any devices you use.

Why Buy Family & Friends Railcards on ?

No More Switching

No More Switching

You can manage your train tickets and Railcards in one place by adding the digital Railcards to your account. You won't need to switch between apps or dig around for your physical Railcards.


When you add a digital Railcard to your account, it can be stored on any device you use. So you never worry about forgetting or losing your Railcard.
Available at Any Time

Available at Any Time works hard to offer a one-stop service for our users' train travel. By adding a digital Railcard to your account, you can conveniently access your Railcard when needed, e.g. when the ticket inspector checks your ticket.
More Discounts

More Discounts

New users can enjoy up to 50% off when purchasing a digital Railcard on the .

Family & Friends Railcard FAQ

Is it worth getting a ?

How many people need to travel on a Family & Friends Railcard?

Can I use a Family & Friends Railcard without a child?

Can two adults use a Family & Friends Railcard?

How do I use the Family & Friends Railcard?

Can I request a refund if I don't use my digital Railcard?

What happens if I lose my device?

Why has my Railcard been blocked?