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Railcard logo3-year Railcard for £6516-25, Family and Friends and Senior Railcards

13 days left

Railcards can save you a third off train travel if you're eligible - that means if you're spending over £90 a year, even on a one-off trip, it's worth getting one. And until Wed 31 Dec, you can get £5 off selected 3-year railcards (normally £70) when you enter the code 3YEAR online at the Railcard checkout.

This deal is only for the following railcards:

The Disabled Persons and Two Together railcards are not part of this offer.

How good is this deal?

A one year railcard normally costs £30 a year (£90 for three years), so with the 3-year railcard and code you could be saving £25 if you were planning on buying the railcard in 3 lots.

We often see railcard deals that bring railcards down to £27 for a year. But if you consider this deal brings it down to just under £22 a year, even if you used a different code for one year at a time, we suspect you’d be better off using this code for a 3-year railcard.

For more train tricks including how to split tickets to slash costs, see the Cheap Trains guide.

MSE Frederika says:

Although £65 seems like a big whack of money, it's seriously worth it. I saved a fortune on trips back to Hull from university. Now I'm living in London I continue to save money by pairing the railcard with my Oyster card. I can get a third off all off-peak tube journeys too.

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Railcard logo11% off 16-25 railcards with NUS ExtraRailcard gets you a third off train travel

Ongoing

Railcards can save you a third off train travel if you're eligible - that means if you're spending over £90, even on a one-off trip, it's worth getting one. If you're an NUS Extra card holder (cards cost £12 a year) you can get 11% off a 16-25 railcard online.

The railcard usually costs £30 (£26.60ish when you use the code) and it gets you a third off travel for a year. The code is valid on annual memberships only.

For more train tricks including how to split tickets to slash costs see the Cheap Trains guide.

Tesco logoFamily, 16-25 and Senior Railcards £15 in Tesco pts*Get 50% off annual railcards by converting Tesco Clubcard points

£15 = £30
Get a 16-25, Family & Friends or Senior railcard via Tesco Rewards* for £15 instead of the usual £30. You'll be sent a code that can be used on the Railcard checkout to give you up to a third off rail fares.
More info
While worth 1p in store, Clubcard points values are up to quadrupled when converted to Tesco Rewards*, which include days out, magazine subscriptions, holidays etc; eg, Alton Towers ticket for £11.50 of points, or a year's Company mag subscription for £8.

Other deals can be better value than the railcards but if you're buying them anyway, and don't need any other deals, it's a good conversion. Read more in the Loyalty Points Boosting guide. Also, check the railcard site for restrictions and to ensure you're eligible before exchanging your vouchers.

What discounts do the railcards get you?

16-25: A third off fares if you're over 16 and under 26.
Family & Friends: A third off adult and 60% off child fares, a minimum of one adult and one child, up to four adults and four children (age 5-15) can travel using one card.
Senior: Those 60 and over get a third off rail fares.

Expired Deals

Family and Friends logoFamily & Friends Railcard £20 (usually £30)Use online code to get £10 off the annual railcard

Ended

This is a stonking buy for almost every family, even if you don’t use the train that often. Go via this special Family & Friends Railcard link and enter the code SAVING10 before 11.59pm on Mon 24 Feb to get an annual railcard for £20 (usually £30).

Just one decent-length rail trip a year can save you more than the £20 cost.

What you can save and who the Railcard's for

  • Up to four adults (aged 16 and over) can get 1/3 off their rail fares.
  • Up to four children (aged 5-15) will get 60% off their fare.
  • TWO adults can be named on the card.
  • The only proviso is there must be at least one child and one adult travelling together.
  • But you don't even need to be related.


There's an unlimited number of codes for the offer so as long as you enter the code via the special link, you'll pay £20. Only one card is allowed per person. That said, you can buy multiple cards for other people to use.

For even more savings, if you have a Tesco Clubcard, you can get it for £15 in Clubcard Boost vouchers. See the Family, 16-25 and Senior Railcards £15 in Tesco points info.

More info

The offer’s online only and not available at stations or other retail outlets. Railcards are sent via First Class post, but do allow up to five working days for delivery. An extra week is added to the validity of the card when buying online (to take account of delivery) so you will get a full year to use your card.

Family and Friends logoFamily & Friends Railcard £20 (usually £30)Use online code to get £10 off the annual railcard

Ended

This is a stonking buy for almost every family, even if you don’t use the train that often. Go via this special Family & Friends Railcard link and enter the code SAVING10 before 11.59pm on Fri 1 Nov to get an annual railcard for £20 (usually £30).

Just one decent-length rail trip a year can save you more than the £20 cost.

What can the railcard save you?

  • Up to four adults (aged 16 and over) can get 1/3 off their rail fares.
  • Up to four children (aged 5-15) will get 60% off their fare.
  • TWO adults can be named on the card.
  • The only proviso is there must be at least one child and one adult travelling together.
  • But you don't even need to be related.

For even more savings, if you have a Tesco Clubcard, you can get it for £15 in Clubcard Boost vouchers. See the Family, 16-25 and Senior Railcards £15 in Tesco pts info.

There's an unlimited number of codes for the offer, but only one card is allowed per person. That said, you can buy multiple cards for other people to use.
More info
The offer’s online only and not available at stations or other retail outlets. Railcards should be delivered within five working days.

Family and Friends logoFamily & Friends Railcard £20 (usually £30)Use online code to get £10 off the annual railcard

Ended
This railcard is a stonking buy for almost every family even if you don’t use the train that often. From Wed 21 Aug, use this special Family & Friends Railcard link and enter the code SAVING10 before Mon 26 Aug to get the annual railcard for £20 (usually £30). Just one decent-length rail trip a year can save you more than the £20 cost.

What can the railcard save you?

  • Up to four adults can get a 1/3 off their rail fares
  • Up to four children (aged 5-15) will get 60% off their fare
  • TWO adults can be named on the card
  • The only proviso is there must be at least one child with an adult
  • But you don't need to be related.
More info
It's one card per person but multiples can be bought for others.

Alternatively, if you've a Tesco Clubcard you can get it for £15 of Clubcard vouchers. See the Family, 16-25 and Senior Railcards £15 in Tesco pts info.
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