Save money on train tickets with an educational season ticket.

Some students aged 16-18 and under 16s can make significant savings when they purchase an annual, or termly, educational season ticket.

Benefits for students

  • Savings on train tickets
  • Season tickets can we used any time, including weekends and evenings
  • Flexible schemes to suit you - annual and termly schemes are available
  • Season tickets can be purchased from your local station*


*See below to find out where the educational season ticket schemes are available.

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To take up this offer download the appropriate application form using the search bar above, complete it and take it to your local train station.

The following schools have the Under 16 and 16-18 schemes available:

  • Altrincham Grammar School for Boys (Altrincham)
  • Altrincham Grammar School for Girls (Altrincham)
  • Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College (Altrincham)
  • Loreto Grammar School (Altrincham)
  • North Cestrian Grammar School (Altrincham)
  • Knutsford Acadamy (Knutsford)
  • St Nicolas Catholic High School (Greenbank)
  • The Grange School (Greenbank)
  • Wilmslow High School (Wilmslow)
  • Turton High School (Bromley Cross)
  • Clitheroe Royal Grammar (Clitheroe)
  • Glossopdale Community College (Glossop)
  • St Philip Howard Catholic School (Glossop)
  • Marple Hall High School (Rose Hill)
  • Hyde Community College (Flowery Field)
  • Ribblesdale High School (Clitheroe)
  • Alderley Edge School for Girls (Alderley Edge)
  • Buxton Community School (Buxton)
  • Sandbach School (Sandbach)

The following schools have the Under 16 scheme only available:

  • St Thomas More Catholic School (Buxton)
  • Ruskin Community High School (Crewe)
  • Sir William Stanier School (Crewe)
  • St Thomas More High School (Crewe)
  • St James' Catholic High School (Handforth)

The following colleges have the 16-18 scheme only available:

  • Burnley College
  • Cheshire College South and West
  • Mid-Cheshire College (Warrington & Vale Royal College)
  • Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School (Holmes Chapel)
  • Nelson and Colne College (Nelson)

To take up this offer download the appropriate application form (see above), complete it and take it to your local train station.

  • Savings are based on purchasing tickets on a daily basis. The discount for the Under 16 scheme is 50% discount off a child fare for an annual season ticket and 40% discount for term time tickets. The discount for the 16-18 scheme is 30% discount off an adult fare for an annual season ticket and 25% off for term time tickets.
  • These tickets are valid at weekends and evenings.
  • These discounted Educational Season Tickets are offered on condition that the users of the tickets agree to abide by the National Rail Conditions of Travel and the railway Byelaws. Any repeated breach of these conditions may result in withdrawal of the ticket.
  • To take up this offer, ask your school of local train ticket office for an application form (please avoid doing this at peak service).
  • To purchase an Educational Season Ticket you will need to provide some personal information. For more details about how we manage your personal information, please see our Privacy Policy.
  • Should you have any queries regarding the discounted Season Ticket offer, please contact our Customer Experience Centre on 0800 200 60 60 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Fares and conditions are correct at 05/06/18 and are subject to change.