Bus Passes: Outline
If you were born after 5th April 1950, the age you become eligible is tied to changes in the State Pension age for women. This affects both men and women.
If you are a woman born after 5th April 1950, you will become eligible for a bus pass when you reach pensionable age.
If you are a man born after 5th April 1950, you will become eligible when you reach the pensionable age of a woman born on the same day.
You can check your eligibility here.
If you have a disability which meets the accepted criteria you may be entitled to a bus pass.
For the full eligibility critea please see our application form.
If you are eligible for a bus pass, it will allow you to travel free on any local bus services operating in England from 9.00am until midnight, Monday to Friday and anytime at the weekend and on Bank Holidays.
If your bus pass is lost or stolen you can apply for a replacement bus pass by filling in the Lost Bus Pass Application form. A £5 administration fee will be requires for a replacement bus pass.
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