Travelling to school

Important changes to home to school transport eligibility

There'll be important changes to home to school transport eligibility from September 2020. Visit our eligibility for a free school travel pass page to find more information.

1. Free school travel

The application process for free school travel passes for September 2019 is now open.

How to apply for a school travel pass for 2019/2020

You must read the free school transport policy (PDF 227.39Kb) to find out if you're eligible before you apply for a free school travel pass.

If you apply before 30th June 2019 you'll receive your free school travel pass before the term starts in September 2019.

If you apply after this date, applications will be processed in date order and we cannot make any guarantees that you will receive the pass in time for the new term.

Please note: we're unable to reply to individual requests to chase applications.

Apply for a free school travel pass

Travel passes for this academic year 2018/2019

To apply for a Free School Travel pass for the current academic year, email Please do not apply online.

Replacement free school travel pass

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