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.

Frequently asked questions

  • Please note that concessionary bus passes are not valid on the A1 Airport Flyer.

    Bristol concessionary travel card holders can use their card from/to any bus stop on the A2 service, including to/from Bristol Airport.

  • 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.