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Apply for a bus pass

​​All senior citizens and disabled people receive free bus travel on local bus services throughout Wales.


Disabled people who need assistance to travel may also be allowed to take a companion with them for free.


Who can apply for a bus pass?

You can apply for a bus pass if you:



Which buses can I use my pass on?

Passes can be used on:

Passes are not valid for travel on National Express or MegaBus.


More information about bus services can be found on the Traveline Cymru​​​​​​​​​​​Link opens in a new window website.


Some councils that border England have also arranged for passes to be valid on routes into nearby towns within England.


How do I apply?


Apply online via the Transport for Wales website​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​External link opens in a new window.

You will need your national insurance number and a digital photo of yourself if applying for the first time.

For renewals you will need your existing bus pass number.

If you require a paper application form, please call 0300 303 4240 alternatively you can get help to apply from one of our ​Advice Hubs.


Lost or stolen pass?

You can obtain a replacement pass from Transport for Wales​​​​​​​​​​​​​​External link opens in a new window

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