How do I buy a bus pass UK?
You can buy a Bus & Tram Pass:
- Online with a contactless and Oyster account, if you have a UK bank account (7 Day, Monthly and Annual Passes)
- Using the free TfL Oyster and contactless app (7 Day, Monthly and Annual Passes)
- At Oyster ticket stops in many newsagents in London (One Day, 7 Day and Monthly Passes)
At what age do you get a free bus pass in the UK?
In England you can get a bus pass for free travel when you reach the State Pension age. If you live in London, you can travel free on buses, tubes and other transport when you’re 60, but only within London. In Wales you can get a bus pass when you reach 60.
Can I use my free bus pass anywhere in the UK?
Your bus pass is valid for use on all registered Bus services within England, so if you are visiting other places you should be able to use your pass. It is not valid in Wales* or Scotland.
Do you get free train travel at 60?
If you’re 60 or over and live in a London borough, you can get free travel on our transport services with an Oyster photocard.
Can I use my bus pass on trains in England?
Under the rules of the national bus concessionary travel scheme set out in the Transport Act 2000, your pass entitles you to free off-peak travel on local bus services in England. … You can then travel on Metrolink trams and trains after 9.30am on Monday to Friday, and all day on weekends and public holidays.
Can I use my bus pass in London?
Anybody with an English National Concessionary bus pass can use that on London’s red buses too and travel free of charge.
How do I apply for a bus pass UK?
How to use your pass on the bus. Once you’ve received your concessionary bus pass, you can start using it straight away. Just hold it against the reader on the ticket machine by the driver. Wait for the green light or listen for a beep – then remove your pass, take your receipt, and find a seat.
Can I use my bus pass nationwide?
People who live in Greater London can use their passes on buses, the Tube and some overground train services. Passes issued outside Greater London are valid only on London buses. So, unless you pay, you will be denied the pleasure of travelling underground in temperatures that would make it illegal to transport cattle.