Disabled Persons Railcard

Travel savings for you and a friend

If you’re living with a disability, you can enjoy cheaper travel with the Disabled Persons Railcard. Save a third on rail travel for you and a travel companion on journeys across the UK.

Is this the railcard for me?

The Disabled Persons Railcard is for people with a disability that makes travelling by train difficult. To check if you’re eligible, visit disabledpersons-railcard.co.uk

When can I use it?

Whenever you like, and as many times as you like – you can use your Disabled Persons Railcard discount on most ticket types for travel at any time of day.

You can’t get a discount on Season Tickets, Eurostar or some promotional offers. And you can't use it on London Underground and DLR services except when using Oyster pay as you go.

How do I use it?

Buying tickets online

Select the Disabled Persons Railcard option from the railcards dropdown.

Using the ticket machine

Once you’ve chosen your route, select the Disabled Persons Railcard button.

In the ticket office

Show your Disabled Persons Railcard when buying your ticket.

On the train

You must keep your railcard on you when you travel, so you can present it during your trip. If you forget, you will need to buy a new ticket. If you have a digital railcard and your phone runs out of battery or gets lost, you can swap your railcard onto another mobile device.

How much does it cost?

A three-year railcard costs £54. For one year, it’s £20.

How do I get one?

You can apply for a Disabled Persons Railcard:

  • Online (you’ll need a scan or photo of your evidence of eligibility to upload with your application)
  • By post
  • You can also renew your railcard by phone

The Disabled Persons Railcard is not available from the station.

Apply for a Disabled Persons Railcard

Concessionary fares

Other concessionary fare discounts are available if you're visually-impaired or a wheelchair user and don't have a Disabled Persons Railcard.

Find out more about discounts for older and disabled passengers.