Travelling by train with a disability shouldn’t be difficult or expensive. Simply buy a Disabled Persons Railcard and enjoy a 1/3 off rail fares for you and a friend.

How much is a Disabled Persons Railcard?

The card costs £20 for one year and £54 for three years. People with a Disabled Persons Railcard save on average £115 per year*, and the Railcard typically pays for itself within 3 journeys.
*Average saving is based on the average savings made by Disabled Persons Railcard holders between March 2019 and February 2020, excluding price of Railcard.

How can I get a Disabled Persons Railcard?

The Disabled Persons Railcard is easy to get. Just create an account here: https://www.disabledpersons-railcard.co.uk/ and pop in a few details.

Buy your Disabled Persons Railcard here.

Are you eligible for a disabled train pass?

As the Disabled Persons Railcard is for people with a disability, you can only get one if you:
  • receive Personal Independence Payments (PIP)
  • receive Disability Living Allowance (DLA) at either:
  • the higher or lower rate for the mobility component, or
  • the higher or middle rate for the care component
  • have a visual impairment
  • have a hearing impairment
  • have epilepsy
  • receive Attendance Allowance or Severe Disablement Allowance
  • receive War Pensioner's Mobility Supplement
  • receive War or Service Disablement Pension for 80% or more disability
  • buy or lease a vehicle through the Motability scheme

Comfortable and problem-free train travel

The Disabled Persons Railcard offers discounts for you and one other person in case you need assistance – or simply want to enjoy a day out with a friend or relative. Boarding a train alone? Then you can book some support for when you travel with us – just let us know 24 hours before your trip.

All of our trains have space for wheelchairs and we can take power scooters, so long as you have a permit.

We also offer Priority Seat Cards which make asking for a suitable seat less embarrassing.

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Passenger Assist

Older and disabled travellers can book assistance at any of our stations.

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