At what age do I qualify for a bus pass?
(Different ages apply in England, Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland – see below)
the age for a bus pass is the same date you qualify for the State Pension.
(But see details of local schemes in London and Merseyside)
To check your eligibility click here
If you live in Scotland,Wales or Northern Ireland you qualify when you turn 60 years old.
If you live in London you can apply for an Oyster Card at age 60. (Only usable in the London area)
If you live on Merseyside you can apply for an ‘over 60s’ card at age 60. (Only usable in the Merseyside area)
Passes issued in England, Scotland,Wales or Northern Ireland are only usable within the country of issue (e.g. passes issued in Scotland are only usable in Scotland)