Freedom Pass

The Freedom Pass gives free travel on most public transport in London 24 hours a day (after 9.30am on most National Rail services within the London area), including all day at weekends and on public holidays. This pass may also be used to travel on local bus services in the rest of England.

There are two types of Freedom Pass available, both are only available to people who are resident in London:

  • Older Person’s Freedom Pass: For people over women’s pension age.
  • Disabled Person’s Freedom Pass: For people with qualifying disabilities.

The Freedom Pass is paid for by your local council and the scheme is managed by London Councils on behalf of the London boroughs.

Older Persons Freedom Pass

Eligibility

You can apply for the Older Persons Freedom Pass if your sole or principal residence is in London and you meet the age requirements. The age limit is rising with women’s pension age. Check your eligibility.

How to apply

The application process is managed by London Councils. Apply for a Older Persons Freedom Pass.

Disabled Persons Freedom Pass

Eligibility

You can apply for the Disabled Persons Freedom Pass if your sole or principal residence is in London and you have any of the statutory disabilities listed in the Transport Act 2000. Check your eligibility.

How to apply

Eligibility for the Disabled Persons Freedom Pass is assessed by your London Borough. If you are resident in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea you need to apply using one of the following guides:

For a physical disability download this guide and complete the form:

Disabled person’s Freedom Pass: physical disability

For a mental health disability download this guide and complete the form:

Disabled person’s Freedom Pass: mental health disability

For a learning disability download this guide and complete the form:

Disabled person’s Freedom Pass: learning disability

Please return your completed form to:

Accessible Transport Services
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Kensington Town Hall
Hornton Street, London W8 7NX
 

You can contact the Accessible Transport Team if you require assistance
Email: accessible.transport@rbkc.gov.uk
Phone: 020 7361 2390

Lost, stolen, damaged or faulty passesYou can request a replacement Freedom Pass by: