You, or the person you care for, may be able to buy a Disabled Persons Railcard. The Disabled Persons Railcard is for people with a disability that makes travelling by train difficult.
There also other railcards that might help you save money.
Accessible trains and stations
Find out about accessible trains and stations and check if the station you want to use is accessible.
Get help from train staff
If you, or the person you care for, needs help from train staff, for example getting on and off trains, train companies will do their best to help customers who need assistance. Some train companies may ask for up to 24 hours’ notice.
Disabled Person's Railcard
Who can apply?
The Disabled Persons Railcard is for people with a disability that makes travelling by train difficult.
What discounts do you get?
You will get 1/3rd off rail tickets. If the person you care for has a Disabled Persons Railcard you will be able to get 1/3rd off your ticket too (this is for anyone travelling with them – you don’t need to prove you are a carer). You can get a discount at any time of day.
If you, or the person you care for, can't get a Disabled Person's Railcard you might be able to apply for one of the other railcards such as a Senior Railcard, or Two Together Railcard.
If you live in Northern Ireland
There are SmartPasses in Northern Ireland that offer discounts if you are 60+.
Find out more about Rail travel concessions in Northern Ireland on nidirect.
Date revised: 01/08/2019