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Senior railcard

If you're aged 60 or over, you could be eligible to get one-third off many standard rail journeys.


The costs and the benefits

The Senior Railcard costs £30 for one year, or £70 for three years.
It gives you one-third off a wide range of train tickets across Britain, including:

  • standard anytime and anytime day singles and returns
  • standard off-peak and off-peak day singles and returns
  • standard super off-peak and super off-peak day singles and returns
  • standard and first class advance
  • most rail rover fares

Buy a railcard

The easiest way to buy a Senior Railcard is online. You'll need:

• a passport number or driving licence
• a debit or credit card

Buy a Senior Railcard online on the Senior Railcard website

You can also buy a one year railcard at a railway station ticket office, or over the phone.
You cannot buy a three year railcard this way.

Find out where you can buy a Senior Railcard.

Keep your electronic or paper receipt in case you lose your card.


Renew your railcard

Renew you Senior Railcard one month before it is due to expire on the Senior Railcard website


If you lose your railcard

If you still have your original electronic or paper receipt, take it to any staffed train station to get a new card. It will cost £10 to replace.

If you have lost the receipt, you will need to buy a new card at the full price.