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24+ Student Railcard

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If you are 24 years of age or over and in full-time education you can get great savings on NI Railways with a massive 1/3 off single, day return, weekly and monthly tickets plus up to 50% off Enterprise fares.
The 24+ Student Railcard is valid for the academic year (September to August) at a yearly cost of £8. Always carry your 24+ Student Railcard with you when travelling. If you are unable to produce a valid card you will be required to buy a new ticket at the full price and may be liable for prosecution.
Who Can Apply?
Students aged 24 years or over on a full-time course in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and Great Britain. Part-time or evening students or those on training courses are not eligible.
How To Apply?
To get your card, download and fill out the application form and take it to your nearest NI Railways Station with £8 cash or credit/debit card. You will also need to bring along the following:
1 colour passport sized photograph
Name & date of birth must be written on the reverse of the photo.
College/University Photo ID confirming Full-Time Attendance
(a registration receipt/letter from your College/University confirming full-time attendance PLUS a valid passport or driver’s licence will be accepted in the absence of College Photo ID).
Proof of age & identity
Any one of the following: Birth/Adoption Certificate, Passport, Driving Licence, Any Student ID Card (which shows DOB), Official Letter from College (which confirms DOB)).
You will receive your 24+ Student Railcard within 7 working days. Postal applications cannot be accepted. Remember, you need to get a new card every year.
Study/Commute in the North West Triangle?
Do you study or commute in the North West of Northern Ireland? Their are both bus and rail services that operate to and around the North West Triangle (Ballymoney, Coleraine, University, DhuVarren, Portrush, Portstewart, Castlerock, Bellarena, Derry~L'derry).
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