Veterans Railcard

Who is the Veterans Railcard for?

Anyone who has served for at least one day in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces (Regular or Reserve) or Merchant Mariners who have seen duty on legally defined military operations is eligible for the Veterans Railcard.

When can I use it?​

Buying tickets online

Simply select the Veterans Railcard option from the railcards dropdown.​

Using the ticket machine

Once you’ve chosen your route, select the Veterans Railcard button.​

In the ticket office

Show your Veterans Railcard when buying your ticket.​

On the train

How much does the Veterans Railcard cost?

A three-year railcard costs £70. For one year, it’s £30.

How much could I save?​

The Railcard holder will be entitled to 34% discount - the named companion when travelling with the card holder will also obtain a 34% discount (can not travel alone). Up to 4 children can travel with the card holder and obtain a 60% discount.

How do I get a Veterans Railcard?

You can buy one-year and three year railcards online – as a digital or physical railcard. Or visit any staffed ticket office to buy a one-year railcard.

Apply for a Veterans Railcard