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You can save even more on train tickets with a Railcard. Here are our most popular:

Two Together Railcard

Travel together with another person and you will both save 1/3 on tickets. Visit twotogether-railcard.co.uk for more.
 

16-17 Saver

The 16-17 Saver gives 50% off Standard Season, Off-Peak, Advance and Anytime tickets for everyone aged 16 and 17.
 

16 - 25 Railcard

16 to 25 year olds (and some of you in full time education) get 1/3 off. And now get discounts in TfW First and Standard Class Advance tickets too. Visit 16-25railcard.co.uk for more.
 

26 - 30 Railcard 

With a 26-30 Railcard you can get 1/3 off rail fares to travel across Britain. Visit 26-30railcard.co.uk to find out more
 

Family & Friends Railcard

With a Family & Friends Railcard you can get 1/3 off rail fares to travel across Britain. Visit familyandfriends-railcard.co.uk to see how much you can save. 
 

Senior Railcard

With a Senior Railcard you can get 1/3 off rail fares to travel across Britain. Visit senior-railcard.co.uk to see how you can apply and how much you could save.
 

Disabled Persons Railcard

With a Disabled Persons Railcard you can get 1/3 off rail fares to travel across Britain for you and a friend.  Visit disabledpersons-railcard.co.uk for more. 

Jobcentre Plus Travel Discount Card

With the Jobcentre Plus Travel Discount card you can save 50% off rail travel. The card is free of charge and is designed to help people who are currently unemployed to travel to job interviews at a lower cost. The card will expire after three months of use.

You can save 50% on:

  • Anytime Day tickets
  • Off-Peak Day tickets
  • Season tickets (up to three months)

To be eligible for the Jobcentre Plus Travel Discount Card you must be claiming:

  • Universal Credit or Jobseeker’s Allowance between 3-9months, if you’re aged 18-24
  • Universal Credit or Jobseeker’s Allowance between 3-12 months, if you’re aged 25 or over

You can apply for a card at your local Jobcentre Plus – speak to an advisor for more information.
Please note: cards are given case-by-case individual basis.

 

Transport for Wales Railcards

You can make some great savings with a TfW Railcard. Here's what you can get:

  • Heart of Wales Railcard

    • For just £12.50 a year, and available to residents aged over 16 along the Heart of Wales line, you can save 34% with a Heart of Wales Railcard.  And you can take up to two children aged 5-15 with you for £2.00 each.  Under 5's travel free.

    • You can buy one from our ticket offices at Swansea, Llanelli, Llandrindod and Shrewsbury.

    • The Heart of Wales line runs between Swansea, Llanelli and Shrewsbury via Llandrindod Wells.  The discount applies to local journeys only.

    • Heart of Wales Railcard Leaflet

    • View Heart of Wales Map

  • Valleys Senior Railcard

    • If you are aged 60 or over, you can save 50% on Anytime and Off Peak Day Return tickets for a year with a Transport for Wales Senior Railcard.  It's just £12.50 and can be used on journeys along the Valleys and Cardiff local routes.

    • Valley Senior Railcard Leaflet

  • Valleys Student Railcard and Cardiff Local Routes

    • For just £12.50 a year our Student railcard gives you 34% off all day tickets and 10% off all season tickets on our trains along Valleys and Cardiff local routes.  These discounts apply out of term and at weekends too.

    • Student Railcard Leaflet

  • Cambrian Railcard

    • For £12.50 a year, you can get 1/3 off most Standard Class fares on the Cambrian Lines with the Cambrian Railcard.  Plus you can take up to two children aged 5-15 with you for £2.00 each.  Under 5's travel free.

    • The Cambrian line runs between Pwllheli, Aberystwyth, Machynlleth, Newtown, Shrewsbury and all stops in between.

    • Cambrian Railcard Leaflet

  • Pembrokeshire Railcard

    • For £12.50 a year, and available to residents aged over 16 in certain Pembrokeshire postcodes, you can save 34% with a Pembrokeshire Railcard.  And you can take up to two children aged 5-15 with you for £2.00 each.

    • The Pembrokeshire Railcard can be used for journeys within Pembrokeshire and extending to Swansea via Carmarthen.

    • Buy your Pembrokeshire Railcard at Carmarthen or Haverfordwest ticket office.  The railcard is only available to residents with the following postcode: SA34 0; SA61 1; SA61 2; SA62 3; SA62 4; SA62 5; SA626; SA63 4; SA64 0; SA65 9; SA66 7; SA67 7; SA67 8; SA68 0; SA69 9; SA70 7; SA70 8; SA71 4; SA71 5; SA72 6; SA73 1; SA73 2; SA73 3.

    • Pembrokeshire Railcard Leaflet

  • 18 Saver Railcard

      • The Transport for Wales 18 Saver Railcard provides 50% discount on Standard Class fares, on Transport for Wales’ train services only, within the area of validity (see map).

      • Applicants must be 18 years old and must provide proof of age at point of purchase.

      • The railcard is valid for up to one year from the date issued and expires on the day before the holder’s 19th birthday. It can only be used on Transport for Wales’ train  services.

      • The railcard can only be purchased from Transport for Wales’ booking offices and retail agents.

      • All tickets are issued according to the National Rail Conditions of Travel and are non-transferable.

      • Lost or damaged railcards cannot be replaced.

      • The railcard is not valid unless it has been signed by the holder, nor is it transferable to anyone else. Tickets bought with a railcard are for use by the railcard holder only.

      • The railcard does not become your property and if requested must be handed into Transport for Wales.

      • When requested by rail staff, the holder must show a valid railcard, otherwise the full standard fare will be payable as if no railcard were held.

    • Validity of discounted tickets

      • Travel is permitted within the normal validities of the tickets issued provided a valid railcard is held and produced on demand.

      • Discounted tickets are only valid for travel on train services operated by Transport for Wales and cease to be valid on expiry of the railcard.

      • Tickets are subject to the National Rail Conditions of Travel and those conditions listed in this leaflet.

      • In the event of conflict, the conditions in this leaflet shall apply.

      • Terms and conditions may be subject to change. For details, please check with your nearest staffed Transport for Wales station.

      50% discount for 18 year olds

      • At just £20 a year, this 18 Saver Railcard gives you 50% off Standard Class tickets on applicable journeys on Transport for Wales train services only (see map for area of validity).

    • How to obtain your Transport for Wales 18 Saver Railcard

      • This Transport for Wales 18 Saver Railcard is available from Transport for Wales booking offices and retail agents only. Payment can be made by cash, debit or credit card and remember to take your proof of age with you.

    • Area of validity Map

  • Student Railcard

      • The Transport for Wales Student Railcard provides 34% discount on Standard Class fares, and a 10% on Standard Class Season Tickets, on Transport for Wales train services only, within the area of validity (see map)

      • Applicants must be in education and provide proof of educational status at point of purchase.

      • The railcard is valid for one year from the date issued.

      • The railcard can only be purchased from Transport for Wales booking offices and retail agents.

      • All tickets are issued according to the National Rail Conditions of Travel and are non-transferable.

      • Lost or damaged railcards cannot be replaced.

      • The railcard is not valid unless it has been signed by the holder, nor is it transferable to anyone else. Tickets bought with a railcard are for use by the railcard holder only.

      • The railcard does not become your property and if requested must be handed in to Transport for Wales.

      • When requested by rail staff, the holder must show a valid railcard, otherwise the full standard fare will be payable as if no railcard were held.

    • Validity of discounted tickets

      • Travel is permitted within the normal validities of the tickets issued provided a valid railcard is held and produced on
        demand.

      • Discounted tickets are only valid for travel on train services operated by Transport for Wales and cease to be valid on expiry of the railcard.

      • Tickets are subject to the National Rail Conditions of Travel and those conditions listed in this leaflet.

      • In the event of conflict the conditions in this leaflet shall apply.

      • Terms and conditions may be subject to change. For details, please check with your nearest staffed station.

    • Up to 34% discount for students

      • At just £20 a year, this Transport for Wales Student Railcard gives you 34% off Standard Class tickets, and 10% off Standard Class season tickets, on applicable journeys on Transport for Wales train services only (see map for area of validity).

    • How to obtain your Transport for Wales Student Railcard

      • This Transport for Wales Student Railcard is available from Transport for Wales booking offices and retail agents. Payment can be made by cash, debit or credit card and remember to take your Student ID card as proof of eligibility. 

What if I've left my Railcard at home

  • If a Railcard cannot be produced at the time of purchase or at any ticket examination then the full undiscounted fare will be payable as if no ticket or Railcard were held.
  • Subsequently, refunds can not be given on these undiscounted tickets but may be given on the unused part of the discounted ticket(s) – less the refund administration fee. No further or subsequent claims for refunds may be entertained.
  • A Railcard is not valid if the holder boards any train without having a ticket when the ticket office was open. In this situation, the customer can only buy the full Anytime Single or Return on the train with no discount. Accompanying children pay the normal child fare. On pay trains or when the ticket office is closed customers can buy tickets on the train at the appropriate discounted fare. In Penalty Fares areas customers should purchase a permit to travel before boarding the train.
  • A valid Railcard must be held for the full duration of both the outward and return portions of period return tickets.

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