England Train Railcard / National Rail Cards This page gives information on England Train Railcard. These can save you lot of money if you intend to stay in England for a longer duration. Cheap Train Tickets Pricing Tips in England UK
Outside Links: Young Persons Railcard – Save 1/3 on most rail fares throughout Britain with a Young Persons Railcard.
England Train Railcard
It only costs £20 and you’ll enjoy great savings for a whole year.
Family Railcard – Kids get 60% off and adults save 1/3 on most rail fares throughout Britain. It costs just £20 for a whole year and up to 4 adults and 4 children can travel on one card – they don’t even have to be related.
Senior Railcard – If you’re over 60, you can save 1/3 on most rail fares throughout Britain. For just £20, a Senior Railcard is your ticket to a whole year of savings on hundreds of different journeys.
Network Railcard – Discounted leisure travel across the South East.
The Network Railcard costs £20 for a year and gives savings on most rail fares throughout the South East of England.
You and up to three other adults can save 1/3 (restrictions apply Monday to Friday – see below), while up to four children, aged 5 to 15, can save 60% on the child fare (£1 minimum fare applies).
Tickets that can be bought with a Network Railcard
The Network Railcard can be used to buy the following tickets:
Cheap Day Singles and Returns, Standard Day Singles and Returns and Standard Open Singles and Returns, Savers and Network AwayBreaks. Discounts may also be obtained on the Off-Peak Day Travelcards (All Zones only) subject to a minimum fare.
You can also save on some rail/sea journeys to the Isle of Wight on Wightlink ships and with Red Funnel Ferries & ‘Red Jet’ services. Special adult minimum fares and special higher child fares apply on these services.
Please note that not every ticket type is available for every journey that you may wish to make and that some time and train restrictions may apply. Please ensure you check before booking tickets.
Tickets that cannot be bought with a Network Railcard
Your Network Railcard cannot be used for travel in First Class, on Railair Links, on Gatwick Express, Eurostar, Heathrow Express, special excursions or charters, to buy season tickets or period Travelcards or in conjunction with some Train Company special offers.
Time Restrictions & Minimum Fares
Discounts are available after 10:00 Mondays to Fridays and all day on weekends and public holidays.
Discounted adult fares are subject to a £10 minimum fare, Monday to Friday (this does not apply at weekends or on Public Holidays). The £10 minimum fare applies to each individual adult traveling as part of the Network Railcard group, not to the total value of tickets purchased.
Discounted child fares are subject to a £1 minimum fare at all times.
How to Apply:
To apply for a Network Railcard, pick up a leaflet at any staffed rail station or rail appointed Travel Agent in the Network Railcard Area
Disabled Persons Railcard
Depending on the nature of your condition, you may qualify for a Disabled Persons Railcard. Click on the link to find out. Once you have your Disabled Persons Railcard, you can get up to one third off the price of many rail tickets for an entire year.
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