Where and when can I use my Railcard?

 

The Veterans Railcard gets you 1/3 off Standard and First Class Anytime, Off-Peak and Advance fares across England, Wales and Scotland.

There are conditions on tickets types, time restrictions, minimum fares and exclusions on some services, so please check below to help you plan.

 

Save on these types of tickets

Standard and First Class Anytime and Anytime Day Singles and Returns

Standard and First Class Off-Peak and Off-Peak Day Singles and Returns

Standard and First Class Super Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak Day Singles and Returns

Standard and First Class Advance*

Oyster Off-Peak pay as you go Daily Price Cap and Off-Peak pay as you go single fares for journeys on National Rail, London Underground and Docklands Light Railway (for Railcard holder only)
London Zones 1-6 Off Peak Day Travelcard All Zones
Anytime Day Travelcard Zones 1-9 when bought as part of ticket to London from outside the London Zones area, subject to minimum fare of £19.10 
Some rail/sea journeys with Wightlink and Red Funnel Ferries to stations on the Isle of Wight

*These tickets need to be booked before you travel.

 

 

Minimum Fares & Time Restrictions

A £12 minimum fare applies on all journeys made between 04:30 and 09:59 Monday to Friday, excluding Public Holidays and during July and August.

If you travel regularly between 04:30 and 09:59 Monday to Friday, to work or your place of study for instance, a weekly or monthly Season ticket could be the best way for you to save money. Railcards do not give discounts on Season tickets.


Remember, not every ticket type is available for every journey that you might want to make, so it’s always best to check before booking. And be sure to read the full terms and conditions for using your Railcard.

 

Your Veterans Railcard WON'T apply to:

Season tickets including Travelcard Season tickets

Tickets for travel on Grand Central services

Tickets for travel on Hull Trains services

Eurostar tickets

Some Train Company specific promotional offers

Tickets for special excursion or Charter trains and some coach/bus links, including Railair services

Most London Underground and Docklands Light Railway tickets (unless using Oyster pay as you go)
PlusBus tickets 

clock Time Restrictions

A minimum fare of £12 applies to all journeys made before 10:00 Monday to Friday.

 

The minimum fare does not apply on public holidays or in July and August.

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