A 16-17 Saver Railcard is a discount card that makes train travel cheaper for young adults with up to 50% off the full price of a train ticket or Season Ticket. You can use a 16-17 Saver on Standard Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak Single and Return tickets, as well as Standard and First Class Advance tickets throughout Britain.
The 16-17 costs £30 and is valid for 12 months or until the holder's 18th birthday, whichever comes first.
If you buy a discounted Season Ticket before your railcard expires, you can keep using your discounted Season Ticket for up to four months after the expiry. The two expiry dates are shown on your railcard.
Anyone aged 16-17 can use a 16-17 Saver Railcard.
A 16-17 Saver Railcard can be used at any time for peak and off-peak travel. For journeys made between 04.30 and 10:00 Monday to Friday, a minimum fare of £12 is payable. There is no minimum fare when you travel at weekends, on Public Holidays, or during July and August.
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The 16-17 Saver costs £30.
The railcard lasts for one year or until your 18th birthday, whichever comes first. If you buy a discounted Season Ticket before your railcard expires, you can keep using your discounted Season Ticket for up to four months after the expiry. The two expiry dates are shown on your railcard.
The 16-17 Saver can only be used for TfL services if you've bought a Travelcard as part of a train ticket into London from outside Zones 1-9. You can't use a 16-17 Saver on pay-as-you-go Oyster fares and pay-as-you-go single fares. If you're going to be doing a lot of travelling in London, consider applying for a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard, which will get you 50% off TfL fares, plus free bus and tram travel.
You can apply for a railcard on the 16-17 Saver Railcard website. All you'll need is your ID (either a passport or provisional/full driving license) and a clear photograph of your face, plus a valid payment card.
16-17 Saver Railcards will be available to buy at Trainline soon, but if you need one now, you can buy it here instead.
* Average savings based on the difference between all fares booked by Trainline customers with a Railcard over the period of a year and those same fares without the Railcard discount applied.
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