Travelling to school

Apply early for Free School Travel passes

Applications for Free School Travel passes for September are now open. All applications received by 30 June 2018 will be guaranteed to be processed for the beginning of term in September. Applications received after that date will be looked at in order of date received, we cannot guarantee a response by the beginning of term in September.

1. Free school travel

Free school travel passes for this academic year

The application process is open for free school travel passes for the academic year 2018/19.

Only a small number of children are eligible for a free school travel pass, so apply early to avoid disappointment.

Please note:

  • applications submitted before 1 July 2018 are guaranteed to be processed. If your child is eligible for a free school travel pass, they'll receive it for the start of term in September 2018
  • applications received after 1 July 2018 will be looked at in order of the date received. We can't guarantee a response by the beginning of term in September 2018
  • applications made throughout the academic year will be processed within 20 school days

Please ensure that you read the free school transport policy (PDF 135Kb) before applying for a Free School Travel pass.

Apply for a free school travel pass

Replacement free school travel pass

If your child has lost their free school travel pass you can obtain a replacement from TfGM.