From April 2006 everyone in England who is:
• over 60, or
is entitled to a free annual bus pass giving free off-peak bus travel within the local authority area where they live. Off-peak travel is when you travel any time after 9.30am Monday to Friday, and all day at weekends. Some local authorities have chosen to extend the availabilty of free travel or offer other benefits such as travel on trams, but this is entirely at the discretion of the local council. To find out if your scheme has been widened beyond your local area and to obtain your bus pass then contact your local council.
In London under 16s, whether residents or non-residents, can travel free on buses but children aged 14-15 must have an Oyster photocard to take advantage of free travel.
Information on how to obtain an Oyster photocard can be found on the Transport for London (TfL) website.
Reduced, or concessionary, bus fare tickets are sometimes available to:
Half-price coach travel for:
is also offered by some coach companies.
Your local authority will have details of local transport schemes in your area.