Family & Friends Railcard

Save 1/3 on most rail fares with a Family & Friends Railcard

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What is the Family & Friends Railcard?

With a Family & Friends Railcard you can get a 1/3 off rail fares for up to 4 adults and 60% off for up to 4 kids between 5 and 15. If you regularly travel as a family or are a group of friends who love exploring Briatin together, this could be the option for you.

Who is it for?

  • Up to 4 adults and 4 children aged 5-15 - plus, you don't need to be related.
  • The whole group can travel together on just one Family & Friends Railcard.

Cost?

  • £30 for one year
  • £70 for three years

How can I get the Family and Friends Railcard?

  • Your address and email address
  • The name of the second cardholder (as it can’t be added later)
  • A debit or credit card

 

You can buy a Family & Friends Railcard at any staffed station ticket office or National Rail-licensed Travel Agent. The main advantage of this is that you can do it on the day you are travelling. You can download the application form and bring it with you.
Once you've bought your Railcard at a station, you can then register it online. This will make it easier for you to renew or buy other cards online.

 

 

What happens next?

If you buy a digital Railcard, 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. If not they aim to dispatch your Railcard within one working day of you ordering it, but, it’s probably best to allow up to five working days for your Railcard to arrive. It’ll be sent out free of charge by First Class post, but if you prefer, you have the option to pay for Special Delivery.

Where and when can I use my Railcard?

The Family & Friends Railcard gets you 1/3 off Standard Anytime and Off-Peak fares, as well as Standard Advance and First Class Advance fares. For more information on when you can use your railcard, read our the full list of applicable fares.

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