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Concessionary travel and bus passes

If you are elderly or disabled you may be entitled to discounted travel on buses, trains or coaches.

Free bus travel

If you live in England, and are disabled or receiving a state pension, you are entitled to a bus pass giving free off-peak travel on local buses anywhere in England. 

Apply for an age-related bus pass

You can apply for an age related free travel bus pass online, download a form or collect a form from any Suffolk County Council office or library.

Renew an age-related bus pass here
Apply for a disabled person's free travel bus pass

You can apply for a disabled persons free travel bus pass online (nb there are some exceptions), download a form or collect a form from any Suffolk County Council office or library. 

Concessionary travel vouchers

You may be entitled to receive concessionary travel vouchers If you are unable to make use of your free bus pass because of disability or where you live. These can be used towards the cost of community transport, taxis or private hire vehicles.

You can apply online, download a form or collect a form from any Suffolk County Council office or library.

Rail travel

Anyone over 60 can obtain a Senior Railcard and save money on fares.

The Disabled Persons Railcard may help if you have a disability that makes travelling difficult. If you're travelling with another adult they will also get a discounted fare.

Coach travel

There is no national concessionary scheme, but National Express offer Senior Coachcard and Disabled Coachcard which gives a discount of 1/3 on standard fares for people over 60 or people who are registered as disabled.

Updated February 2018

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