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Concessionary bus passes

Some people are eligible for free or discounted travel on local bus services.

Free travel on local bus services in Wales for the over 60s or people with an eligible disability

Bus passes across Wales are being replaced with a new-style Transport for Wales branded concessionary travel card.

You can still use your old green bus pass until the end of February. If you have received your new Transport for Wales bus pass please cut up the old green bus pass and only use the new one.

Applying is simple. Please visit www.tfw.wales/travelcards for more information.

How do I replace a lost, damaged or stolen bus pass ?
If your bus pass is lost, stolen or damaged, there is a £10.00 fee to pay before a new bus pass can be issued. Please visit www.tfw.wales/travelcards for more information.

Frequently asked questions about the re-issue of concessionary bus passes

 

Free travel on local bus services in Wales for a person travelling with a someone who has a disability and requires assistance (companion card)

If you require assistance from another person when travelling for some or all of your journeys you can apply for a companion card that provides free travel for one person accompanying you.

You can get a companion card if you have:

  • Challenging behaviours, with a need to be supervised at all times
  • Severe cognitive and mental impairments (including people who have no awareness of risk and limited ability to plan and follow a journey)
  • A combination of visual and hearing or visual and speech loss that prevents independent mobility, or
  • Difficulties using a wheelchair independently

You can renew or replace companion cards online at www.tfw.wales/travelcards.

If you require a companion card email buspasses@swansea.gov.uk. We will assess whether you meet the criteria, and can then process your application.

 

Reduced priced travel for 16 to 21 year olds in Wales

If you are 16 to 21 you can receive 1/3 discount off your bus travel with the mytravelpass. The card is free.

For more information and how to apply visit the mytravelpassOpens new window website.

Concessionary bus pass FAQs

Find out answers to the most common questions we get asked about the re-issue of concessionary bus passes.

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