Student Train Discount

Britain is glorious all year round and there’s plenty to do and so many places to see. Therefore, travelling is essential to every single one of us. Whether you’re visiting a grandparent in York or escaping to the countryside for a festival weekend, the railway is your best travelling option. There’s already too much stress over homework and mid-term exams, so why not make the rest of your time more enjoyable?

Aged 16-25? Get discounted rail travel...with the 16-25 Railcard

Everyone likes saving money so whether you are travelling to college, university, work or just for lesiure, if you are aged between 16 and 25 or a mature student we have a Railcard just for you. It's called the 16-25 Railcard and it allows you to purchase a train ticket at a reduced rate, typically 1/3 off the price of thr full adult fare.

There is no limit to the number of times you can use your Railcard although some Railcards can only be used outside of peak times.

Purchase a 1 year 16-25 Railcard for just £30 or a 3-year Railcard is even better value at just £70 and start making savings right away.


Start saving right away.... how to apply for the 16-25 Railcard

Virtual or physical, you can start saving almost immediately. If you’re the kind of traveller who uses your smartphone for everything then you will love the fact that you can also purchase the 16-25 Railcard digitally and start travelling with your discount straight away, instead of waiting for the post to arrive. You’ll never have to worry about losing your Railcard because if your phone gets lost or stolen you can always transfer your Railcard onto another smart phone. All you need to do is apply for a 16-25 Railcard online to start saving.

If you prefer something physical that you can hold, you can also choose to have your Railcard as a piece of plastic - but you will need to wait for it to arrive in the post before you can use it. You can even go old school with a cardboard Railcard purchased from your nearest staffed ticket office at the station.

Aged 16 or 17? Save even more on your travel...up to 50% with the 16-17 Saver

If you are already lucky enough to be aged 16 or 17 you can now save up to 50% on your rail travel as well. You can even use it to travel to school, college or work as well as for leisure travel for days or nights out with your friends.

A 16-17 Saver costs just £30 for one year.