Skip to main content

See also:

Tips for UK Cheap Train Tickets

You may have gone through several information to buy the most economical train tickets and I also tried to get some worthy information to save some bucks. Today, I am sharing whatever I got real worthy.

Railcards

If you want to buy cheaptraintickets, the first thing is Railcard. Several versions are available, one can choose as per the requirements. It is available for students up to the age 21 and if not a student then still you can entitled to a young persons’ Railcard as it is available up to the age of 50. People over than 50 can get senior card from 50 years onwards.

For families, with members over 1 to 18 years, better to choose family card. The card is the only good value for money deal for regular commuters.

Advanced Purchase

Book your ticket in advance from the operating company’s website as advance purchase can enable cheap price. While purchasing keep in mind that there are severe restrictions and if any how you need to change the date or cancel the tickets and can’t get the refund, this may sound bad. As people often make plans in advance and plans get canceled. Still, when you compare it from the open ticket price would be cheaper.

Return Journey
Buying return tickets rather than one would enable you to save you a fortune. Of course, a little research is required before purchasing the tickets to save even more bucks.
Season Tickets
Most of the train operators such as The Trainline provide season tickets. You can buy a monthly, a quarterly or a yearly travel card. You might find it expensive, but when you compare it from daily ticket expenses, it will be much lower.