Everyone over state pension age and eligible disabled people are entitled to free off-peak local bus travel anywhere in England.
Local authorities can offer further benefits to their residents and in some areas you can get a pass for free travel if you are over the age of 60 so it is best to check local information.
Can I get a free bus pass at 60?
The good news is that people aged 60 and over are entitled to a free bus pass.
When can you use a bus pass?
When you can use your pass
Normally, you can travel after 09:30 until 23:00 on weekdays and all day at weekends and bank holidays. Some local councils have different rules on when you can use your pass.
When can I get my freedom pass?
The earliest age for men and women to get concessionary travel passes will therefore rise gradually, from 60 on 6 April 2010 to 65 on 5 April 2020. or call our information line on 020 7737 2339. If your Freedom Pass has a rose symbol on it, you can use it on most local bus networks in England.
What age is free bus pass in Manchester?
Bus passes for people over 60. If you are an eligible person aged over 60 and live in Greater Manchester you can apply for a national travel pass from Transport for Greater Manchester. The pass allows you to travel free on any local bus in England between 9.30am and 11.00pm, Monday to Friday.