Railcards & Discounts

Railcards are a great way to save money when you travel regularly. There are lots of different railcards available dependent on your age, situation or whether you travel with somebody else frequently. All railcards save you at least 1/3 off your rail travel with the best fares available at off-peak times.

Take a look below at all of the railcards available to see if there is one for you:


With a Two Together Railcard you can enjoy savings of 1/3 on fares across the UK, for any two named people aged 16 or over who travel together.

Find out more about the Two Together Railcard here

You can save 1/3 on fares across Britain for you and a companion with a Disabled Persons Railcard.

Find out more about the Disabled Persons Railcard here

If you're aged 16-25 or are studying full time, you can get 1/3 off all train travel for just £30 a year.

Find out more about the 16 – 25 Railcard here

The 26 – 30 Railcard may have only been around for a short time but it’s already helping millennials save big on rail travel. For just £30 a year, the railcard can save you 1/3 on rail travel.

Take a look to find out more about the 26 - 30 Railcard here

For £30 a year, you can get 1/3 off train travel for up to four adults and 60% off for up to four kids.

Find out more about the Family & Friends Railcard here

If you’re over 60 you can save 1/3 on your train fares with a Senior Railcard.

Find out more about the Railcard and how you can apply at here

Veterans who have served at least one day in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces (Regular or Reserve) or Merchant Mariners are eligible for the new Veterans Railcard. The card costs £21 for one year, if purchased before 31 March 2021. The price will then rise to £30. With the Veterans Railcard you can enjoy a 34% discount for yourself and a named companion.

Find out more about the Veterans Railcard here.

If you're aged 16-18 and have a Young Scot National Entitlement Card, you can get fantastic discounts on your train travel in Scotland. This includes 1/3 off most rail fares and 50% off weekly and monthly tickets.

Find out more about the Young Scot National Entitlement Card here

A Highland Railcard can save you 50% on selected routes. When you use it, up to two kids can travel for a flat fare of only £2 return each.

The Highland Railcard is only available on selected routes for people living in selected postcodes.

Find out whether you can apply for a Highland Railcard here

Some local authorities or councils offer concessionary travel schemes to residents who are elderly or disabled. These concessions can be used for train travel when making a journey outside peak times.

Please check with your local council to see if they operate a concessionary travel scheme.

For the Strathclyde region, for more information please visit the SPT website