You’ll get 1/3 OFF your train ticket every time you travel.
Read on to learn about the Disabled Persons Railcard discount code 2024 offers and the savings you can make.
Get 1/3 OFF train travel with a Disabled Persons Railcard Discount Code – Quick Links
- Who can apply for a Disabled Persons Railcard?
- How much can I save with a Disabled Persons Railcard?
- When can I use a Disabled Persons Railcard?
- What restrictions are there with my Disabled Persons Railcard?
- How much does the Disabled Persons Railcard cost?
- Where to buy a Disabled Persons Railcard?
- How to renew a Disabled Persons Railcard?
Who can apply for a Disabled Persons Railcard?
To qualify for a Disabled Persons Railcard and receive 1/3 OFF rail travel, you must meet one or more of the following criteria:
- receive Personal Independence Payment (PIP) or Adult Disability Payment (ADP)
- receive Disability Living Allowance (DLA) or Child Disability Payment (CDP) at either:
- the lower or higher rate for the mobility component or
- the middle or higher rate for the care component
- have a visual impairment
- have a hearing impairment
- have epilepsy
- receive Attendance Allowance, Server Disablement Allowance or Pension Agne Disability Payment (PADP)
- receive War Pensioner’s Mobility Supplement
- receive War or Service Disablement Pension at 80% or more disability
- buy or lease a vehicle from the Motability scheme
You’ll need to prove one of these disabilities with relevant documentation with your application. Find out more about eligibility and required proof.
How much can I save with a Disabled Persons Railcard?
This money-saving Disabled Persons Railcard will mean you get 1/3 OFF on your rail fare across the National Rail Network in Britain. Just remember you must bring your Railcard with you on each train journey.
For example, you can use your Railcard on a £60 fare to visit friends or family for the weekend and save £20. With this type of saving, you will have paid for your Railcard in just one trip!
Don’t forget; the discount is for two people – so you can save money with one other travelling adult.
When can I use a Disabled Persons Railcard?
The Disabled Persons Railcard saves 1/3 OFF your train travel for you and one adult travelling with you. Here’s when you can take advantage of the great discounts:
- Anytime and Anytime Day Single and Return tickets for travel in Standard and First Class
- Off-Peak and Off-Peak Day Single and Return tickets for travel in Standard and First Class
- Super Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak Day Single and Return tickets for travel in Standard and First Class
- Advance Single tickets for travel in Standard and First Class
- Up to 34% Caledonian Sleeper discount on Club Solo or Classic Solo rooms and seats
- London Zones 1-6 Off-Peak Day Travelcards (subject to a minimum fare of £5.90)
- Anytime Day Travelcard when bought as part of your ticket to London from outside London Zones 1-9 (subject to a minimum fare of £16.40)
- Oyster Off-Peak pay-as-you-go single fares and a price cap on National Rail, London Underground and Docklands Light Railway services in London
- Oyster Off-Peak Daily price cap on National Rail, London Underground and Docklands Light Railway (DLR) services in London
- PLUSBUS day tickets
- All-Line Rail Rover 7 and 14-day tickets for travel in Standard and First Class
- Some regional Rail Rover tickets
- Some rail/sea journeys with Wightlink, Red Funnel Ferries and Stena Line
What restrictions are there with a Disabled Persons Railcard?
There are a few restrictions to be aware of with the Disabled Persons Railcard discount in 2024. You won’t be able to use it with season tickets, Eurostar tickets, some promotional offers and most London Underground and DLR tickets.
How much does the Disabled Persons Railcard cost?
A 2024 Disabled Persons Railcard costs £20 for the year or £54 for three years. SAVE £2 a year if you get a three-year Railcard. Both give you 1/3 OFF train travel for the entire period.
Look out for Disabled Persons Railcard discount code offers to get money off the card itself.
Where to buy a Disabled Persons Railcard?
To benefit from reduced train fares with a Disabled Persons Railcard, you must first check that you meet the full requirements and are eligible.
You’ll also need proof of your eligibility for all applications.
One-year and three-year Disabled Persons Railcards are available to order online. You can pay with the following debit cards and credit cards.
- Debit cards – Visa Debit, Visa Electron, MasterCard Debit and Maestro
- Credit cards – Visa and MasterCard
Delivery is FREE by Second Class post, and you’ll need to allow up to five working days for delivery. If you require your Railcard quicker, you can arrange for Royal Mail Special Delivery, which guarantees delivery within two days. However, this will cost an additional £6.50.
If you’re applying by post, download an application form. Complete the application form and select a one-year Railcard for £20 or a three-year Railcard for £54.
Send your completed application form with proof of disability and payment to:
PO Box 8826
How to renew a Disabled Persons Railcard
To renew your Disabled Persons Railcard, there are three options:
It’s simple to renew your Disabled Persons Railcard online up to 30 days before its expiry date. It’s the fastest and easiest way to renew your Disabled Persons Railcard, and you’ll receive a new one in five working days.
Call 0345 605 0525 between 7am and 10pm Monday to Friday to renew your Railcard by phone.
For customers with hearing impairments, you can renew by Textphone or minicom at 0345 601 0132.
Make sure you have your existing Railcard and payment card ready.
You can also renew your Railcard by post.
More Ways to Save with Railcards
There are plenty of ways to save money on train travel in Britain with Railcards. In the meantime, check out these promotional code discounts and deals on 2024 National Railcards.
- 16-17 Saver Railcard – 50% OFF for people aged 16 and 17
- 16-25 Railcard Discount Code – best for 16-25-year-olds and students
- 26-30 Railcard Discount Code – 1/3 OFF rail travel for millennials aged between 26 and 30 years old
- Family and Friends Railcard Discount Code – best for families and small groups, which include children
- Network Railcard – best discount offer for people living in London and South East England
- Senior Railcard Discount Code – best for people 60 years old and above
- Two Together Railcard Discount Code – best for two people who travel together