School transport

Due to coronavirus, we're anticipating that more children than usual will use school transport and there may not be enough room on some services for everyone that needs to use it. If you're aware of any issues with dedicated school bus services, you can email For all other enquiries regarding travel to schools, email

Travelling to school

1. Free school travel

Applications for 2021/22

The application process for free school travel passes for September 2021 is now open.

There are only a small number of children who are eligible. To find out if your child is eligible, visit our eligibility for a free school travel pass page to find more information.

Apply early as all applications submitted before 30 June 2021 will be guaranteed to be processed. If your child is eligible they'll receive their pass before the beginning of term in September 2021.

Applications received after 30 June 2021 will be looked at in order the date it was received. We cannot guarantee a response by the beginning of term in September.

Apply for free school travel

You do not need to chase your application.

Replacement free school travel pass

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