Concessionary travel passes

The concessionary travel pass provides free or reduced fares on buses, trains and trams within Greater Manchester and the rest of England.

You can apply for a pass if:

  • you qualify for a state pension
  • you have a disability
  • you're a child at school
  • you're aged 16 to 19

To apply for a concessionary travel pass, visit the TfGM website.

If you're an older person

The travel pass provides free off peak travel for 5 years on buses anywhere in England.

For a year's unlimited off peak travel on Metrolink trams and trains within Greater Manchester, you'll need to pay an annual £10 fee.

To find more information about the concessionary travel pass, visit the TfGM website.

If you're disabled

If you're disabled, you may be eligible for a pass that gives you free and low cost travel in Greater Manchester and the rest of England.

Depending on your disability you could qualify for either a:

  • National Concessionary Travel pass
  • National Concessionary Plus Travel pass

National Concessionary Travel pass

Travel free on buses, trains and trams in Greater Manchester and to some nearby towns during off-peak hours. You can also travel free on buses anywhere in England during off-peak hours.

National Concessionary Plus Travel pass

Travel free by bus, train or tram on any day at any time in Greater Manchester. You also travel free on buses anywhere in England during off-peak hours.

To find more information about the concessionary travel pass if you're disabled, visit the TfGM website.