Senior Railcard

⅓ off train tickets for anyone aged 60+

Senior
Railcard

For ages 60+

Great for:
Seniors, grandparents, and retirees

1- or 3-year validity available
Save £20 with a 3-year Railcard

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

What is a Senior Railcard?

A Senior Railcard, also known as the Over 60 Railcard, the Senior Citizens Railcard or OAP Railcard, is a discount card that makes train travel cheaper for anyone aged 60+ with 1/3 off Standard and First Class Anytime, Off-Peak and Advance tickets throughout Britain. You can also link your Senior Railcard with an Oyster Card to get 1/3 off Off-Peak travel around London.

How much is a Senior Railcard?

The 1-year Senior Railcard costs £30 and the 3-year railcard costs £70.

Who can use a Senior Railcard?

Anyone aged 60 or over can use a Senior Railcard.

When can I use a Senior Railcard?

A Senior Railcard can be used on discounted over 60's tickets for travel from 10:00 Mondays to Fridays – apart from journeys between two stations within the London and South East area during morning peak hours – and at any time on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays. To see the full list of tickets a Senior Railcard discount is valid for, visit our Railcards terms of use guide.

Digital Railcards live on our app

With the Trainline app, your tickets and Railcards are all in one place. There are no device limits or download codes needed – you can access them on any device you travel with.

 

How to buy and use your Senior Railcard

1

Choose and register your Senior Railcard

2

Upload a photo for your Railcard

3

Sign in to your Trainline account on the app

4

Apply your Railcard for 1/3 off ticket purchases!

Can I have more than one Railcard?

Absolutely. In fact, having more than one Railcard can help you save even more. You can store and manage multiple Railcards easily in our app.

The Senior Railcard goes well with a Family & Friends Railcard

Senior
Railcard

For ages 60+
Get 1/3 off train travel across Great Britain. Conditions apply

Great for:
Seniors, grandparents, and retirees

1- or 3-year validity available
Save £20 with a 3-year Railcard

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

Family & Friends
Railcard

For up to four adults and four children aged 5-15
Adults get 1/3 off, children get 60% discount. At least 1 adult and 1 child must travel together. Conditions apply

Great for:
Anyone who travels in groups with children - no relation necessary

1- or 3-year validity available
Save £20 with a 3-year Railcard

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

Frequently asked questions

Senior Railcards cost £30 for the 1-year railcard and £70 for the 3-year railcard.

You can get a 1/3 discount on off-peak Oyster pay-as-you-go travel if you link your Senior Railcard to your Oyster card. You can also use the railcard to purchase Off Peak Day Travelcards for travel on the weekends and bank holidays, and after 9:30am on weekdays. However, if you live in a London Borough and you're over 60, you can apply for the 60+ Oyster Photocard which gets you free travel on all TfL services.

Yes. Although your Railcard will live in your Trainline App, it can still be used with tickets bought elsewhere.

Yes, you can use a Senior Railcard to save on Heathrow Express tickets, as well as other airport-bound services like Gatwick Express and Stansted Express.

No, you can't use your Senior Railcard to buy discounted Eurostar tickets (UK Railcard discounts are not applicable to Eurostar services).

Senior Railcards bought through Trainline will only work on iPhones using iOS 13 and above. As such, some older iPhone models running iOS versions below iOS 13 may not be able to support Railcards. Make sure you check which software version your iPhone is running before purchasing a Railcard.

* 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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