Northumberland Bus Passes for older and disabled people


Bus Passes for older and disabled people – NOW cards Northumberland – Where to apply, renew or find more information

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Northumberland ‘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 Northumberland Council administrative area.



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

First step for Northumberland residents:

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