Enjoy 1/3 off discount
travel with a digital Railcard

Plus up to £3 off by booking on the TrainPal app

Enjoy 1/3 off discount   travel with a digital Railcard
Why should you get a digital Railcard?

Lower prices for digital Railcards

You can enjoy up to £3 off your digital Railcards when buying with the TrainPal app.

1/3 off your rail travel

Get 1/3 off your UK train tickets immediately and save an average of £181 a year with a digital Railcard added to your TrainPal account.

Travel further for less

Cheaper digital railcards, cheaper ticket prices by split ticketing, and 1/3 off rail fares with digital Railcards – all in the TrainPal app.

Which is the right Railcard for you?

Each Railcard offers a similar discount - 1/3 off the price of an adult fare, as well as some great discounts for children too. Choosing the right one for you depends on things like your age, where you live, and how you like to travel.

/railcard-guide/16-25-railcard

· Great for ages 16-25 solo travel· Save 1/3 on eligible rail-travel fares·
Average annual savings up to £189!
· 3-year Railcard available to under 24s only

/railcard-guide/26-30-railcard

· Great for ages 26-30 solo travel
· Save 1/3 on eligible rail-travel fares
· Average annual savings up to £251!

/railcard-guide/two-together-railcard

· For ages 16+ couples travel together
· Named passengers save 1/3 on eligible fares
· £15 each! Best discount for couple travel

/railcard-guide/family-and-friends-railcard

· Great for families who love to travel
· 1-4 adults save 1/3 on eligible fares, 1-4 children save 60%
· Average annual savings up to £114!

/railcard-guide/network-railcard

· Covers London and the South East
· 1-3 adults save 1/3, 1-4 children save 60% on eligible fare
· Average annual savings up to £136!

/railcard-guide/senior-railcard

· Great for ages 60+ solo travel
· Save 1/3 on eligible rail-travel fares
· Average annual savings up to £98!

/railcard-guide/17-16-saver

· Great for ages 16-17 solo travel
· 50% discount on most tickets, including seasons
· Valid for 1 year or until your 18th birthday

Railcard Introduction

Railcard Type

There are seven types of UK Railcards available on the TrainPal app. These are:

* Network Railcard

* 16-17 Saver

* 16-25 Railcard

* 26-30 Railcard

* Family & Friends Railcard

* Two Together Railcard

* Senior Railcard

About Price on the Trainpal App

All Railcards cost £30 for the whole year. Some Railcards are also available as a three-year option for £70, giving you even greater value for money (therefore costing around £23 per year).

Railcard Price

TypeSuitable forDiscount1-year Price3-year Price
Railcards by age
16-17 SaverAges 16-171/2 Off£30-
16-25 RailcardAges 16-251/3 Off£30£70save £20
26-30 RailcardAges 26-301/3 Off£30-
Senior RailcardAges 60+1/3 Off£30£70save £20
Railcards by group
Two Together Railcard• Ages 16+
• Must travel together
1/3off for 2 named people travel together£30
save £30 than buying seperately
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Family&Friends Railcard• Up to 4 adults and4 children aged 5-15
• At least 1 adult and 1 child must travel together
1/3 off for adult & 60% off for kids£30
save up to £90 than buying separately
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Railcards by region
Network Railcard• Up to 4 adults and4 children aged 5-15
• Travellers in the South-East Network Railcard zone
1/3 off for adult & 60% off for kids in London and the South East of England£30-

How to buy and use a digital Railcard on the TrainPal App?

Download TrainPal App and follow 6 easy steps to enjoy with your Railcard.

Open the TrainPal App and click "Railcard" at the bottom of the homepage

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Open the TrainPal App and click "Railcard" at the bottom of the homepage

Sign in to your TrainPal account on the app and select a Railcard that best suits you.

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Sign in to your TrainPal account on the app and select a Railcard that best suits you.

Choose "Buy alone", enter your first and last name (and date of birth), apply your promocode to enjoy the discount.

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Choose "Buy alone", enter your first and last name (and date of birth), apply your promocode to enjoy the discount.

Upload a digital passport-style photo for your Railcard from your phone, some cards also require verification of your ID

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Upload a digital passport-style photo for your Railcard from your phone, some cards also require verification of your ID

You’ll find your Railcard in the Account tab of the app. Please make sure you're signed into the app with the same account you used to buy your Railcard

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You’ll find your Railcard in the Account tab of the app. Please make sure you're signed into the app with the same account you used to buy your Railcard

Enter your departure and arrival station, select the start date of your ticket and the number of people travelling, then add your new Railcard to use.

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Enter your departure and arrival station, select the start date of your ticket and the number of people travelling, then add your new Railcard to use.

Why buy a digital Railcard on TrainPal?

No more switching

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

No more worry

When you add a digital Railcard to your TrainPal account, it can be stored on any devices you use. So you never worry about forgetting or losing your railcards.

Available at any time

TrainPal works hard to offer a one-stop service for our users' train travel. By adding a digital Railcard to your TrainPal account, you'll find your railcard is right where it needs to be, for example, when the ticket inspector is coming.

More discount

Enjoy 1/3 off your train tickets as soon as you buy your digital Railcard on the TrainPal app. If you buy with your friends on the TrainPal app, you get up to £3 more off.

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FAQs

Q1:

What are digital Railcards?

Digital Railcards which allow you to purchase discounted tickets for eligible train services. Digital Railcards can be used to save money on tickets. We welcome the use of eligible digital Railcards when you are buying your train tickets with us. These can be applied to your purchase within our booking service. There are a number of digital Railcards that you can use in Great Britain.

Q2:

How do I add a Railcard?

Regardless of whether your Railcard was purchased from TrainPal or another platform, you can add it when searching for tickets.

Q3:

How do I use a Railcard?

Once you've purchased a Railcard using the TrainPal app, tap "Download" to store your Railcard on your device. After applying your Railcard to a booking, sign in to your account and show your Railcard to the train conductor when asked. If you purchased a Railcard from another platform, carry it with you and show it when asked.

Q4:

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

No. Unfortunately, once a railcard has been issued it is non-refundable.

Q5:

What happens if I lose my device?

In the unfortunate scenario where you lose your device, you can simply download your digital Railcard to a new device.

Q6:

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.

Please follow these four easy steps:

Step 1: Log in to our app


Step 2: Find your blocked Railcard.

Step 3: Select ‘Contact us’.

Step 4: Describe your circumstances and submit.

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