16 - 17 Saver

You could save 50% with a 16-17 Saver

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What is the 16-17 Saver?

With a 16-17 Saver you can get 50% off most rail fares to travel across Britain. So you can save money on getting to college, going out for the day – as many times as you like.

Who is it for?

  • Anyone aged 16 or 17
  • The 16 -17 Saver is valid for one year or until your 18th birthday, whichever comes first.



How can I get the 16-17 Saver?

If you buy the 16-17 Saver online, the only things you need are:

  • Evidence of age - a valid UK driving licence, passport or national ID card
  • A good quality digital passport-style photo of you
  • Debit or credit card for payment


You can also buy your 16-17 Saver over the phone, by calling their telesales service on 0345 301 1656* (7am to 10pm every day except Christmas Day).

*Calls cost no more than calls to geographic numbers (01 or 02) and may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes. Please note, you’ll also need to submit your photo via email.

You'll need:

    • Evidence of age - a valid UK driving licence, passport or national ID card - over the phone or email a copy
    • A good quality digital passport-style photo ready to be emailed to us
    • A debit or credit card for payment

What happens next?

If you buy a digital Saver, you'll be sent a code and once you download the Railcard app and upload the card onto your phone, you can start using it straight away.

Where and when can I use my Saver?

A 16-17 Saver gets you 50% off most rail fares every day of the year with no time restrictions and no minimum fare.
You can buy discounted tickets up until the expiry date of your 16-17 Saver. If you buy a discounted Season ticket before the expiry of your 16-17 Saver, you can continue to use this Season ticket for up to 4 months after expiry. The expiry date and the date that you can use your Season ticket until are shown on your 16-17 Saver. For more information on when you can use your railcard, read our the full list of applicable fares.

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