It's a Summer Renaissance! How to get to Beyoncé for less with National Rail

20th April 2023

Don’t Break Your Soul or your bank balance - make great savings on train travel to Beyoncé’s Renaissance World Tour with National Rail 


  • Get up to 1/3 off the cost of your train travel for one year with Railcard 
  • Groups of 3-9 can save up to 34% off their train travel with GroupSave when travelling from the Southeast 
  • Save up to 43% off train tickets with Advance Tickets - on sale 12 weeks in advance 
  • Enjoy 2FOR1 offers with Days Out Guide on attractions across Britain when travelling by train 


Nothing beats BEYing there! On February 1st, 2023, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter announced the Renaissance World Tour – in support of her seventh Studio Album of the same name, and her first solo tour since 2016.  


Following fresh from four Grammy wins for the album, including best Dance / Electronic Album, the Beyhive and music lovers alike scrambled to get tickets for what is set to mark the beginning of a Summer Renaissance with eight concerts by the songstress marked across Great Britain: 


Wed 17 May 2023, Principality Stadium, Cardiff 

Nearest Train Station: Cardiff Central 

Sat 20 May 2023, BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh 

Nearest Train Stations: Edinburgh Waverley, Haymarket 

Tue 23 May 2023, Stadium of Light, Sunderland 

Nearest Train Station: Sunderland 

Mon 29 May, Tue 30 May, Thu 01 Jun, Sat 03 Jun, Sun 04 Jun 2023,  

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium London 

Nearest Station: London Northumberland Park 


Church Girls and Alien Superstars prepare to release your wiggle with tips to save money for that rhinestone cowboy hat with National Rail! Whether travelling from Southshields to Sunderland, Everton to Edinburgh, Cambridge to Cardiff, or Liverpool to London – let us show you how you can make THIQUE savings on your train fare to the Renaissance world tour.  

Travel in ease and comfort by train with our top tips for getting there for less: 


CUFF IT with a Two Together Railcard 

The Two Together Railcard allows you and your bestie to get 1/3 off the cost of rail tickets for a full year. Simply sign up with your other half or best friend, and you can save an average of up to £153 annually on trips together! At the cost of just £30, even Bey agrees - it should cost a billion to travel this cheaply... cheaply... cheaply... cheaply...  

Travelling with kids? A Family & Friends Railcard enables you and up to 4 adults to knock 30% off your train travel when accompanied by up to 4 kids (who can get up to 60% off!) 


Find out more about Two Together Railcards here and Family & Friends Railcard here.


Unique! That’s what you are – get a solo Railcard, whatever your age 

Whether you’re 16-17, 18-25, 26-30 or 60+ you can get your own UNIQUE Railcard to take 30% off your rail fare to the gig (50% for 16–17-year-olds!). At £30, (or £20 for a Disabled Person’s Railcard), the cost will be made up in just one or two trips leaving a whole year of chart-topping trips to be planned. 

Find a Railcard that suits you here


Soak up the ENERGY of the journey with your pals from the Southeast with GroupSave 

Move out' the way – you're with your girls and you all need space! Groups of 3-9 travelling from the Southeast to Beyoncé’s London gigs can save up to 34% off their total train fare when you book together with GroupSave! This discount primarily applies to Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets, and when the trains are less busy on weekends and bank holidays. Enjoy the journey with friends and make it one to remember! 

Learn more about GroupSave and participating Train Companies here


COZY up with Advance tickets

Be cozy and relaxed in the knowledge that you are saving up to 43% off the ‘walk up’ fare on train travel when you book your train ticket in advance. Ideal for longer journeys, over ½ a million Advance train tickets are released weekly across Britain and become available up to 12 weeks before your travel date. Couple this with your Railcard discount and you can get a further 30% off the cost of your journey to the gig - some services even offer seat reservations! 

Learn more about Advance tickets here.


Make the most of your day with Day’s Out Guide! 

Whether you have a few hours to kill before the gig or want to make the most of your day out with pals, Day’s Out Guide offers 2FOR1 on over 300 attractions across Britain when you travel by train. Just download your voucher in advance and bring your train ticket to explore the best of what Cardiff, Edinburgh, London and Sunderland have to offer! Check out some offers below and explore more at 


  • Dr. Who Walking Tour, Cardiff – 2FOR1 Offer here 

Nearest Station: Cardiff Central 

  • The Edinburgh Dungeon, Edinburgh – 2FOR1 Offer here 

Nearest Station: Edinburgh 

  • Historic London Pub Tour, London – 2FOR1 Offer here 

Nearest Station: London Victoria 

  • London Eye, London – 2FOR1 Offer here 

Nearest Station: London Waterloo 

  • Vera Half Day Tour of Newcastle Filming Locations, Newcastle (about 20 minutes from Sunderland by train) - 2FOR1 Offer here 

Nearest Station: Newcastle 


Book your train tickets to the Renaissance World Tour at 



For more information 

About GroupSave 

Groups of three to nine adults can get 1/3 off Off-Peak tickets when travelling together. The group must travel together at all times and the offer cannot be used with further discounts (using Railcards, for example) are available for any of the passengers. 

Participating train companies: c2c; Chiltern Railways; Elizabeth line; Gatwick Express; Great Northern; Great Western Railway; Greater Anglia; London Northwestern Railway; London Overground; South Western Railway; Southeastern; Southern; Stansted Express; Thameslink; West Midlands Railway. For more information visit  

Advance Tickets 

1/2 a million Advance train tickets for less than £10 are released weekly across Britain. Buy in advance and save an average of up to 43% on train tickets to get the best value fare for your journey. Tickets generally go on sale up to three months in advance of when you plan to travel. However, some train companies still offer them up to 1-2 hours before the service is scheduled to depart. For more information visit 

About DaysOutGuide 

A great way to save money off trips and excursions when you travel by train, 2FOR1 offers discounted entry to nearly 350 attractions nationwide, including ZSL London Zoo, Hampton Court Palace, and Kew Gardens.  For more information visit 

About Railcards 

With a Railcard, rail users can save 1/3 off most rail fares across Britain, saving an average of £142 a year on rail fares. At just £30 a year, most Railcard customers make the cost back in just one or two journeys, whether visiting family, making new memories with friends or just exploring somewhere new. Visiting gives all the options available, whether you’re 16-25, 26-30, or 60+, and whether you travel solo, as a couple, or as a family, there is pretty much a Railcard for everyone. For more information visit  

About National Rail   

National Rail provides customers with journey planning, real time, fares and rail-related information. National Rail also helps customers save 1/3 on most rail journeys (and 60% on kids’ fares) with Railcards. The range of Railcards consists of 16-25, 26-30, Family & Friends, Two Together, Senior, Disabled Persons, Veterans and Network Railcard. There is also a 16-17 Saver that saves customers 50% off their rail journeys, including season tickets. For more information visit For more information on journey planning, fares and booking travel assistance visit