A 26-30 railcard is perfect for young professionals, mature students and graduates looking to save money on train travel. This railcard will save you a third on train tickets making travel more affordable - whether it's a weekend away or a midweek trip to another city. It costs just £30 for one year saving you a third every time you travel. It's a digital-only railcard making it easy to buy online.

Known as the "millenial railcard" a 26-30 railcard is easy to use - simply search for your journey, apply your 26-30 railcard and choose your discounted fares. We automatically show you the discounted price making it straight forward, quick and easy.


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Save 1/3 on Train Travel

A 26-30 railcard saves you a third on your train tickets, including advance tickets - travel for less any day of the week.

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Unlimited Uses

There are no limits to how many times you can use your 26-30 railcard making days out with friends and family more affordable!

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1 Year for £30

It's just £30 for a 1 year 26-30 railcard so after a couple of trips the savings will have paid for itself. 

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What is a 26-30 Railcard?

A 26-30 railcard is a money-saving way to travel by train. You’ll save 1/3 on your train tickets, including Advance tickets, with this railcard making weekend trips and days out more affordable than you might think. It’s a digital-only railcard with your name and photo displayed so once you have your digital railcard, you can start saving straight away!

It’s perfect for young professionals, mature students and graduates looking for a way to get cheap train tickets. Remember to book ahead for the best fares.

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How much is a 26-30 Railcard?

This railcard costs £30 giving you 1 whole year of discounted train travel. 

Please remember you can only purchase discounted tickets for yourself using your railcard. You cannot purchase discounted tickets for others. You will need to present your railcard along with your train tickets to validate the discount on board.

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How do I use a 26-30 Railcard?

After purchasing your 26-30 railcard, simply search for your train journey, apply a 26-30 railcard and choose from the automatically discounted fares. When travelling, bring your railcard with you to validate your discount.


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16-25 Railcard

If you're aged 16-25, this railcard can save you 1/3 on your train travel. It's £30 for 1 year or £70 for 3 years.

16-25 Railcard
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Two Together Railcard

Two named card holders can save 1/3 on train travel when using a Two Together Railcard.

Two Together Railcard
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Family & Friends Railcard

Up to 4 adults and 4 children can travel together for less with this railcard. Get 1/3 off adult fares and 60% off for kids.

Family & Friends Railcard

16-17 Saver

A 16-17 Saver gets you 50% off train travel and it is valid for 1 year for £30.

16-17 Saver
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Senior Railcard

Get 1/3 off train fares with a Senior Railcard if you're over 60 years old.

Senior Railcard
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Network Railcard

Get a third off your rail travel when travelling in London and the South East for just £30 a year.


You can purchase a 26-30 Railcard online via the button at the top of this page. You will need proof of ID for your date of birth and a passport style photo.
A 1 year 26-30 Railcard is £30.
Yes, you will need to supply a passport style photo when purchasing this railcard.
Simply book your journey ensuring you have applied your 26-30 railcard and you will be automatically shown the discounted fares. Bring your railcard with you to validate the discount.
No, this railcard is digital-only.
Yes, if you do not bring your 26-30 Railcard with you on your journey, you will be asked to purchase a new valid ticket.
You can get your 26-30 Railcard loaded onto your Oyster card to save 1/3 on off peak pay as you go fares on the London Underground. Simply take your Oyster card and railcard to a London Underground station and ask a member of staff to apply the discount to your Oyster card. You can get 1/3 off a London Zones 1-6 Off-Peak Day Travelcard (subject to a minimum fare).
Yes, you can travel at any time of the day with a 26-30 Railcard. Please note, there is a £12 minimum fare applicable before 10am Monday to Friday. The minimum fare does not apply on public holidays.
Yes, you can travel before 9am with this railcard, however a £12 minimum fare applies before 10am to receive the discount. Journeys that start from 10am will receive the railcard discount.
If you travel often, a railcard is definitely worth getting. Start saving right away and after a couple of trips your railcard will have paid for itself.
Yes, you can travel on any train across Britain's rail network with your railcard.
You can buy a 26-30 Railcard any time before your 31st birthday and keep using it for a whole year, until its expiry date.
No, the 26-30 Railcard is only available for 1 year.


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