Greater Manchester Bus Passes for older and disabled people


Bus Passes for older and disabled people – Greater Manchester – Where to apply, renew or find more information

Greater Manchester’s older or disabled residents can get free bus travel under the ENCTS (the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme). This page includes a link to the online application form and information on applying.

Anyone who is eligible for a bus pass but who can’t travel unassisted may also be able to get a ‘companion pass’. This will allow their carer to travel free within the Greater Manchester Council administrative area.



These passes are ENCTS (the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme) passes issued by Greater Manchester Council and allow travel anywhere within England on local bus services.

First step for Greater Manchester residents:

click on this link to Greater Manchester Bus Passes for Older Persons or Disabled Residents page

For Disabled eligibility the rules can differ between areas in the UK, and it is best to go to the link above for information.

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