Travelling to school

1. Free school travel

Applications for 2023 to 2024

Applications for the 2023 to 2024 academic year are closed. If you need to apply for a free school travel pass for the remainder of the academic year, email

Applications for 2024 to 2025

The application process for free school travel passes for September 2024 is now open.

There are only a small number of children who are eligible. Check if your child is eligible.

We recommend applying early, as all applications submitted before 30 June 2024 will be guaranteed to be processed.

If your child is eligible, they’ll receive their pass before the beginning of term in September 2024.

Apply for free school travel

After you've applied

You do not need to chase your application.

Applications received after 30 June 2024 will be processed in order of the date they are received.

We cannot guarantee a response by the beginning of term in September.

Replacement free school travel passes

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