Discounted Tickets For Senior Citizens
VRE offers reduced-fare tickets to senior citizens aged 65 and older.
Please view the Q&A below to determine if you qualify.
How Much Is The Discount?
The discount is 50% off the cost of a regular priced
VRE ticket, with the exception of the
VRE-TLC ticket. Visit
page to view all discounted ticket prices.
Where Can You Purchase The Discounted VRE Tickets?
Senior Citizens are defined by this policy as persons
who are age 65 or older. Seniors can prove eligibility for
discounted tickets with any valid photo ID that displays their
birth date, or a valid medicare card.
What Do You Do When You Get To The Station?
After you have purchased your discounted ticket and
arrived at the station you are planning to depart from, make
sure that you validate your ticket in the validating machine
on the platform prior to boarding the train. If you need any
further assistance, our conductors are always available to
Senior Reduced Fares are available by entering the VRE issued Senior ID Number into the Mobile Application. To obtain a Senior ID Number and card VRE will require you to fill out the Senior Fare application along with proof of age.
There are several ways for you to submit your application, which are listed below. Please keep in mind that you must submit a headshot.jpg in order to have your application processed.
- Fax your application to (703) 838-5446
- Email your application to Jennifer Young
- Mail your application to our office:
Virginia Railway Express
Attn: Reduced Fare ID
1500 King Street, Suite 202
Alexandria, VA 22314
Drop it off at the VRE Headquarters