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Season Tickets save you money on your regular journeys

If you make the same journey regularly, it may be worth buying a Season ticket. You can choose how long you want your Season ticket to last, from seven days, to any period between one month and one year.

Season tickets are priced on a five day, Monday to Friday working week with Saturdays and Sundays added on at no extra charge. If you have a paper Season ticket, remember to carry your photocard with you when you travel. 

Helping you get the best value for your journey

If you are planning to travel regularly on weekdays during peak times, our new Season Ticket Calculator will help you find the best value ticket for your journey. Simply enter your journey details and it will search for the best value ticket.

Tickets you can buy include Flexi Season, Weekly, Monthly, Custom and Annual Season tickets, plus Anytime Day Returns.

Our Season Ticket Calculator is only able to sell one ticket at a time so you may need to buy multiple tickets to get the best value for money. If you’re logged in to your Southeastern account you can favourite your ticket, allowing you to quickly buy it again.

Total period cost

Please note annual leave is not factored in to the calculation of the Total period cost.
For 12 calendar months of travel, the Flexi Season ticket Total period cost will vary depending on how many days a week you plan to travel. 
For travel up to 2 days a week for 12 calendar months, the calculation for the Total period cost is based on 12 x Flexi Season tickets. 
If you plan to travel more than 2 days a week for 12 calendar months, more than 12 Flexi Season tickets will be needed and the calculation for the Total period cost will reflect that. 

Customers travelling 3 days per week

If you are travelling 3 days per week, you will need more than one Flexi Season ticket in a month. Flexi Season tickets are valid for up to 28 days, so any days travel unused can be used in the following calendar month. This may not be clear in the Season Ticket Calculator results when a 3 day per week work pattern is selected for an odd number of months (i.e. 1, 3, 5 etc). For a comparable Cost per day, please select an even (i.e. 2, 4, 6 etc) number of months.

Please note this does not offer a full comparison of all the fares available for your journey. If you travel at off-peak times, use our online journey planner.

Why not switch to The Key?

Travelling with our contactless smartcard means you won't need a photocard – find out more.

Book direct with Southeastern:

  • No booking fees
  • Access to offers, discounts and competitions with Southeastern Rewards

Travel safely with our contactless smartcard, The Key. 

If you buy and download your Season Ticket to The Key, our contactless smartcard, you can fast-track through the station and avoid the queues.

If your Key is lost or stolen, we'll block it so you won't lose out, and we will replace your Key card for free. Should you need to get a refund, simply log into your account and follow the easy steps. The money will be refunded directly to you.

Plus, if your journey is delayed by 15 minutes or more it is easy to claim compensation under our Delay Repay scheme.

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If you already hold a paper Season Ticket, it's easy to transfer your ticket to The Key. Simply enter the identification number on your ticket when prompted with the option to transfer to The Key.

You can check the full terms and conditions for Season Ticket fares at National Rail Enquiries.

If you're planning to travel to the office a couple of times a week, our brand new Flexi Season ticket could be the perfect option and offer you better value for your commute.

Flexi Season will give you 8 days of travel in 28 days – anytime between two stations – giving you total freedom to choose when you travel.

Flexi Season tickets are available on our Key contactless smartcard or you can find more info on our Flexi Season tickets page and Flexi Season ticket FAQs.

Plan ahead and make savings with an Annual Season Ticket. You will also receive an Annual Gold Card which enables you to purchase further discounted tickets for you and your friends, including: 

  • 1/3 off standard and first class Anytime and Off-Peak Tickets anywhere on the Gold Card area map
  • 1/3 off standard and first class anytime and Off-Peak Tickets for up to three adults travelling with you*
  • 60% off child fares for up to four children travelling with you (with a minimum fare of £1)*
  • Add the Gold Card discount to your Oyster card for 1/3 off journeys.** For further information, please see the Transport for London website
  • You can purchase selected one year Railcards for you or a friend for just £10***  

* These discounts are available from 9.30am onwards Monday – Friday and all day on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays
** This is available on point to point rail journeys only
***This discount is available for the following Railcards: 16-25, Two Together, Family & Friends, Disabled Persons, Senior and Network. Disabled Persons Railcards are only available from the 
Railcard website

Buy your Annual Season Tickets online, from our Southeastern app or from our ticket offices.
For more information, please visit our Season ticket FAQs.

If you want to plan ahead on a short-term basis, our Monthly Season tickets are an ideal choice. It doesn't have to be for one month either – you can tailor-make your Season ticket to your preferred time frame, from one month to one year and anything in between.

You can buy Monthly or Bespoke season tickets online, from our Southeastern app or from our ticket vending machines and ticket offices.
For more information, please visit our Season ticket FAQs.

Weekly Season tickets can work out better value than buying a week's worth of daily tickets. With a Weekly Season ticket, you can travel at any time for seven consecutive days.

You can buy Weekly Season tickets online, from our Southeastern app or from our ticket vending machines and ticket offices.
For more information, please visit our Season ticket FAQs.

Our Early Bird Season Tickets are ideal for regular early morning journeys into London from Kent. They offer a preferential rate in standard class on the following routes: 

  • Between Gravesend and London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street / City Thameslink 
  • Between Meopham and London Victoria / Elephant & Castle / Blackfriars

Unlike other Season Tickets, Early Bird passes are valid only for journeys that start or finish at Gravesend or Meopham so you won’t be able to use this ticket to enter or exit from another station on your route – unless you are changing at Bromley South to travel to Elephant & Castle or Blackfriars. 

Early Bird tickets can only be used on services into London, departing Monday to Friday before 7.00am. You can make your return journey at any time of the day and use any permitted route and train from London, apart from high speed services. 

These are not available to use on any high speed services or on our contactless smartcard The Key.

You can buy these season tickets online, from our Southeastern app or from our ticket offices and ticket vending machines at Gravesend and Meopham.
For more information, please visit our Season ticket FAQs.

Child Season Tickets are perfect for school travel and are available for anyone under 16. A photocard will be required, these can be obtained from any ticket office. Proof of date of birth will be required. If purchased before turning 16, a child season ticket can expire up to a maximum of 4 months after their 16th birthday.
For more information, please visit our Season ticket FAQs.

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