How do you qualify for a free bus pass in Scotland?
You are eligible for a free bus pass if you’re aged 60 or over. You might also be eligible if you’re under 60 and have a disability. The pass is called a National Entitlement Card. You need to apply to your local council to get your card.
Is bus travel free in Scotland?
All residents in Scotland under the age of 22 will be eligible for free bus travel from 31 January 2022. The Scottish Government has confirmed the timetable for the roll out of the scheme, delivered in partnership with the Improvement Service, the National Entitlement Card Programme Office and Young Scot.
Can I use my English free bus pass in Scotland?
English bus passes are not accepted in Scotland and vice versa. Only passes issued by City of Edinburgh Council work on the trams as they’re funded by the council. Other Scottish passes aren’t accepted on the trams.
Can I use my bus pass on any bus in Scotland?
Where you can use your pass. You can travel for free on all local bus and coach services anywhere in Scotland. Your National Entitlement Card is valid on services to and from Carlisle and on services to and from Berwick-upon-Tweed from anywhere in Scotland.
What does a Saltire Card entitle you to?
Objectives and benefits The scheme provides free travel on registered local and long-distance bus services throughout Scotland, at any time of day for any number of journeys, for those aged 60 and over, as well as for eligible disabled people who live in Scotland.
Do pensioners get free train travel in Scotland?
Some local councils offer over-60 and disabled people free or discounted train travel. Visit the National Rail Enquiries website to check if this is available in your area. Only holders of National Entitlement Cards can get concessionary train travel. Visit Transport Scotland to find out how to apply.
Can you use your bus pass anywhere in Scotland?
Where can I get free bus travel in Scotland?
The National Entitlement Card allows eligible individuals to access free bus travel across Scotland. Contact your local authority, or SPT in some areas, to apply or renew 60+ or disabled
How to get an older person bus pass in Scotland?
To get an older person’s bus pass you must be: aged 60+ resident in Scotland; You can also get a bus if you have a disability. You can also apply with a disability if you’re under 60. Apply to your local council. Your local council deals with bus pass applications. You can contact your local council to apply for a bus pass.
Can a person with a disability travel on a bus in Scotland?
If you are over 60 or have a disability, you could be eligible for free bus travel to get around Scotland and your local area. You can access this via the National Entitlement Card, your pass to free bus travel in Scotland.
How to apply for concessionary travel in Scotland?
To achieve this, we offer concessionary travel for young Scots, disabled travellers, over 60s and ferry passengers. The National Entitlement Card allows eligible individuals to access free bus travel across Scotland. Contact your local authority, or SPT in some areas, to apply or renew