Disabled person in a wheelchair paying bus with a concessionary travelcard

Concessionary passes are managed by Local Authorities.

If you’re of pensionable age, or have a qualifying disability, you’re entitled to free off-peak travel Monday to Friday and any time on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays on local buses anywhere in England.

  • There are various services that provide transport to Bristol Airport:

    • Services A1 (from/to Bristol) & A3 (from/to Weston-super-Mare) – Bus passes cannot be used for free travel to/from the airport. They can be used for free travel elsewhere on the route for local trips that don’t start or end at the airport (usual time restrictions apply).
    • Service A4 (from/to Bath) – Bus passes cannot be used for free travel to/from the airport, however, holders can travel at a discounted rate (visit Air Decker for more information). They can be used for free travel elsewhere on the route for local trips that don’t start or end at the airport (usual time restrictions apply).
    • Services 54 (from/to Clevedon) & 55 (from/to Hengrove Park, Bristol) – Bus passes can be used for free travel to/from the airport and anywhere else on the route (usual time restrictions apply).
    • FALCON (from/to Plymouth) – Bus passes cannot be used for free travel anywhere on the route.
  • Yes. English concessionary bus passes (‘older person’s’ and ‘disabled person’s’) are accepted on all metrobus services.

    There’s no need for a separate ticket, just present your pass to the driver as you do on a regular bus.

    You can use your pass to travel on any metrobus service Monday to Friday from 09:00 – 04:00 the next day and any time on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

  • Yes, all Park & Ride locations accept concessionary travelcards passes after 9am from Monday to Friday and all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays (where operating).

    This includes Bristol’s Portway and Brislington Park & Ride bus services and bus services operating at Long Ashton Park & Ride; as well as on all Bath Park & Ride services.