Renew your Network Railcard online

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Network Railcard

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Railcards live in your account in the Trainline app so you can use them on any of your compatible devices. No download codes needed!

How do I renew my Network Railcard online?

It’s easy to renew your Network Railcard with Trainline. When you renew a Railcard with us, it’ll live on your phone in our app – accessible at the click of a button. All you’ll need to get started is an active Trainline account online. Please note that the minimum Operating System (OS) required to renew your Network Railcard is iOS 15.0 and above or Lollipop on Android.


When you search in the app, you may see a message telling you that your Railcard has expired. If so, tap ‘Renew my Railcard’ to start your quick renewal


Your expired Railcard lives in your account. If valid, you’ll see the ‘Renew’ button – tap it to get started


You’ll see all your Railcard details. If you’re happy with them, simply tap ‘Continue to pay’. Need to change your details or upload a new photo? No problem! Tap ‘Edit details’


Once you confirm all your details, you’ll be taken to the payment page to complete your renewal purchase


And that’s it! Your shiny renewed Railcard will continue to save you 1/3 on UK rail travel.

How far in advance can I renew my Network Railcard?

You can renew your current Railcard up to 4 weeks in advance of its expiry date. We will let you know when your Network Railcard is due to expire so you’re ready to renew it online with us.

Can I renew my Network Railcard after it expires?

Yes, absolutely. If you bought a digital Network Railcard online with us and it has already expired, you can renew it up to 1 year after its expiry date.

Frequently Asked Questions

We've answered some of the most popular FAQs about renewing a Network Railcard below.

What are the benefits of renewing with Trainline?

When you renew a Network Railcard with us, your Railcard will be digital and it’ll live on your phone, in our app. This means no more fishing around in your wallet for a paper copy, and no more forgetting it at home. Plus, you won’t have to go all the way to the station and fill out a form to renew your Network Railcard – you can do it from the palm of your hand.

Do I need to prove my eligibility again if I am applying online?

No, you won’t need to prove your eligibility again when renewing your Network Railcard with us, as all your details will already be saved in the app.

Do I need a new photo to renew my Network Railcard online?

No, you won’t need to upload a new digital photo to renew your Network Railcard online with us. You’ll just need to be logged into your Trainline account, confirm your details and then pay for your new Railcard.

Do Network Railcards renew automatically?

No, unfortunately Network Railcards do not renew automatically. You need to make sure that your Railcard is renewed if you don’t want to be charged a penalty fare for travelling with an expired Network Railcard.

Can I renew my Network Railcard at a National Rail station?

Yes, if you do not wish to renew online, you can renew your Network Railcard at any staffed station ticket office in the UK.

How much does renewing a Network Railcard cost?

It costs £30 to renew your Network Railcard, giving you 1/3 off travel in London and the South-East of England for another year. Find out more about the Network Railcard area.

Do I need a Trainline account to renew my Network Railcard online?

Yes, when you renew your Railcard with us, your Network Railcard will be linked to your Trainline account and will be stored in the Trainline app. Don’t have our app yet? Download it now.

Renew your Network Railcard and save 1/3 on rail travel in the UK

Planning your next trip to London and the South-East of England but not sure where to go? Check out our travel hub for some of the best days out you can take by train using your Network Railcard. Get 1/3 off rail fares and start exploring the UK!

Learn more about UK Railcards

So, now you know all about how to renew a Network Railcard with us. If you want to find out more about the different types of Railcards available to save on train fares across Great Britain, check out some of our guides below.