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Concessionary bus passes

Free travel on local bus services in Wales for the over 60s or people with certain disabilities.

Applicants must be a permanent resident within the City and County of Swansea and they are required to satisfy one of the criteria listed below:

  • People aged 60 years and over
  • Severely sight impaired, sight impaired
  • Profoundly or severely deaf persons
  • Persons without arms or have long-term loss of the use of both arms
  • Persons with a learning disability or cognitive impairment
  • Persons with a disability or injury which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on his or her ability to walk
  • Persons who would be refused a driving licence on health grounds

How do I apply for my bus pass?

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All applicants applying on age grounds (60 and over) must complete a concessionary bus pass application form. These are available in certain Post Offices or shops that have the Post Office facility. They are also available from the Civic Centre on Oystermouth Road or you can now apply online, or download a copy of the form below.

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The following Post Offices within the City and County of Swansea process All Wales Concessionary Travel Pass application forms on behalf of the council:

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The completed form needs to be taken back to the Post Office or Civic Centre where applicants are required to supply: 

  • One official document from the list above, confirming permanent residency in Swansea
  • One official document from the list above, confirming proof of date of birth or proof of automatic entitlement in the case of disability
  • One current colour passport-sized photograph

Applicants applying on the grounds of disability who have completed the Disability Eligibility Assessment form, and have been deemed successful will need to show proof of permanent residency in Swansea and their letter of pass entitlement from the City and County of Swansea Transport Team.

How do I replace a lost, damaged or stolen bus pass?

If your bus pass is lost, stolen or damaged there is a £5.00 fee to pay before a new bus pass can be issued.

Information on eligibility, companion passes and how to use your bus pass is available on our Frequently asked questions about concessionary bus passes page.

Change of personal details and circumstances

The City and County of Swansea is continuing to update its Concessionary Bus Pass records. In order to prevent unnecessary correspondence, we would appreciate notification from family members of Concessionary Bus Pass holders who are deceased, or are no longer able to use their bus pass due to long term illness or who have moved out of Swansea into another authority's area.


If you change address within the City and County of Swansea, please ring the Transport Team on 01792 636377 so that we can update your record.

If you have moved out of Swansea, please ring the Transport Team on 01792 636377. We will need to remove your record, and if possible, transfer your details to the relevant authority to which you have moved if this is still in Wales.

If you or a family member no longer requires a Concessionary Bus Pass because of long term illness or bereavement, please contact the Transport Team on 01792 636377.

TrawsCymru services

From Saturday 8 July 2017 until at least May 2018, weekend travel on TrawsCymru buses is free. You do not have to be a Concessionary Bus Pass holder to enjoy this benefit. 

This free travel is subject to availability on Saturdays and Sundays only. It is not applicable on bank holidays, which do not fall on a weekend. Please refer to the map below for details of TrawsCymru services.

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Apply for a replacement concessionary bus card

If your bus pass is lost, stolen or damaged there is a £5.00 fee to pay before a new bus pass can be issued.

Reduced priced travel for 16 to 21 year olds in Wales

If you are 16 to 21 you can receive 1/3 discount off your bus travel with the mytravelpass. The card is free.

Apply for a concessionary bus pass

Use our online form to apply for your bus pass.

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