If your child attends a special school and has a statement of special educational need, he/she is entitled to a free bus pass from Transport for Greater Manchester (TFGM).
Students of any age permanently resident in Greater Manchester, with one of the following disabilities, may be also entitled to a TFGM free travel pass:
The free travel pass provides free travel on buses, trains and Metrolink for all journeys that begin and end in Greater Manchester.
When travelling by bus between Greater Manchester and selected towns in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire, Merseyside, Warrington borough, Blackburn with Darwen borough or West Yorkshire students can travel at approximately half the full fare for the portion of the journey outside Greater Manchester. Registered blind pass holders can also travel free when making bus journeys entirely within West Yorkshire.
If you or your child meet the eligibility criteria you should visit the TFGM website or call 0161 244 1050.
It is not currently possible to apply for a pass online, if you require an application form, please contact TFGM on 0161 244 1050 or the SEN team on 0161 778 0402.
Details of concessionary bus passes for people aged over 60 years old and some disabled people