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Senior railcards

Apply for a senior railcard discount and learn how to use or replace your railcard.

What is a senior railcard?

If you are aged 60 or over, you can purchase a senior railcard and receive a third off all rail fares to travel across Britain. The discount includes all standard and first class anytime, off-peak and advance fares across the national rail network. Senior railcards are valid for 12 months.

Please note: you must show your railcard before you buy your ticket. 

Find out more about senior railcards on the National Rail – Senior Railcard website

How do I get a discount on my senior railcard?

If you are an East Riding of Yorkshire resident, you can apply for discount code that gives you 20 per cent off the cost of a senior railcard:

Apply for a senior railcard discount code

How do I buy or renew a railcard?

Once you have your discount code, you can buy or renew a railcard on the National Rail – Senior Railcard website. You just need a valid passport or UK driving licence and a debit or credit card. You can buy your senior railcard up to two weeks before your 60th birthday, however your railcard will only valid from the date of your 60th birthday.

Alternatively, you can contact 0345 300 250 to purchase.

Please note: you can also buy a senior railcard from a staffed ticket office, however the 20 per cent discount is not available so your discount code will not be valid.

My senior railcard has been stolen, how can I get a replacement?

Make sure you report your stolen railcard to the police who will give you a crime reference number that you can use to get a free replacement.

Find out how to replace your stolen railcard on the National Rail – Senior Railcard website.

Last Updated: Tuesday, 18 September 2018