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.
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
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.
there are no time restrictions on the Disabled Persons Railcard, so you can use it to get a discount on tickets at any time of the day
Eurostar tickets and Season tickets, including Travelcard Season tickets, are not eligible for the Disabled Persons Railcard discount
the Disabled Persons Railcard discount cannot be used in conjunction with some Train Company specific promotional offers. This includes tickets for special excursion or Charter trains and some coach/bus links, including Railair service