Where to Buy a Senior Railcard

Two easy ways to buy...

  1-Year Railcard 3-Year Railcard
Online £30 £70
At a Station £30 Not available
Buying a Senior Railcard Online

You can save yourself time by buying your Senior Railcard online. The only things you’ll need are:

  • A valid debit or credit card
  • Proof of eligibility (UK Driving Licence, Passport, National Identity card)
  • A passport style photo (for digital Railcard only).
  • If buying for someone else - the Railcard holder's details, including their email address

You can purchase a plastic or digital Railcard online. Plastic Railcards will be sent in the post; digital Railcards are available more quickly and they can be stored on up to two devices.

Buy a Senior Railcard at a Station

You can buy a Senior Railcard at any National Rail staffed station ticket office or National Rail-licensed Travel Agent. You can do it on the day you are travelling, just ensure the ticket office is open.

There are usually application forms available at stations, but in order to save time, it’s a good idea to fill in the form before you get there. You can print and fill in the application form which is available to download here.

You’ll need to bring one of the following:

If you are renewing your Railcard, you will need to fill in the application form, and show your existing Railcard. This is automatically accepted as proof of your age.

How does using a Railcard work?

Get your Railcard

Buy your discounted train tickets

Have your Railcard with you when you travel

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