Railcard older than 25?

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Public Transport & Cycling
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Public Transport & Cycling
So i'm 31 and found myself travelling a lot on trains recently!

To my knowledge though, there is no railcard for over 25s' is there?

I want to travel to London on may 27th from Bangor (wales) and it's £93 for a return!!!

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  • p00hsticksp00hsticks Forumite
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    Not until you reach 60 or become half of a couple I'm afraid.....

    Then you can use the Senior or Two Together cards....
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    bones85 wrote: »
    I want to travel to London on may 27th from Bangor (wales) and it's £93 for a return!!!

    That's a bank holiday weekend so it may be that cheaper advance tickets aren't yet available while engineering work plans are being finalised .....
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    p00hsticks wrote: »
    Not until you reach 60 or become half of a couple I'm afraid.....

    Then you can use the Senior or Two Together cards....
    Two Together railcards aren't just for couples -- anyone (friends, colleagues) can get one together. If you're travelling with someone else and your combined fares will be more than £90 it'll pay for itself on a single journey (I know several people who've bought them just for the one trip). Obviously no use if you're travelling alone though.

    There's the Network Railcard, but that won't help for Bangor (it can only be used in the greater south-east area).

    If you're accompanied by someone aged between 5 and 15, a Family and Friends Railcard could also be an option.

    Otherwise, a few other railcards exist for people with specific circumstances -- armed forces railcard, disabled person's railcard, or full-time students of any age are eligible for a young person's railcard.
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  • bones85bones85 Forumite
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    with the Two together one, would we both need to be travelling every time one of wants to use it?
  • You can still get the 16-25 Railcard if you are over 25 but in full-time education. I don't know your work status so thought it worthy of mentioning.
  • jon81ukjon81uk Forumite
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    bones85 wrote: »
    with the Two together one, would we both need to be travelling every time one of wants to use it?

    Yes.

    But if there is a different two of you travelling and the saving is good enough you can get another card. So you can hold multiple Two Together Railcards of you plus a friend.
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