Cookies - we do not use cookies to store personal information about you, we only use them to improve our website for you. For more information see our Cookie & Privacy Policy page.

Search form

 Over 60s

Travel Concessions for the Over 60s

Over 60s travel concessions.

Merseytravel are currently working to upgrade our systems. As a result on Tuesday 23rd October 2018 we are unfortunately unable to help customers with any concessionary travel enquiries or the issuing of new or replacement Concessionary Travel Passes here at the Travel Centre. We can of course take your enquiry and process this the next working day.

We anticipate that normal service will resume Wednesday 24th October 2018. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. 

You can travel free on buses, trains and Mersey Ferries* if you are over 60 and live in Merseyside.  

When you reach the State Pension age, you will be given a new national pass, which you will also be able to use on local bus services anywhere in England. The pass is valid during off-peak hours (after 9.30am on Mondays to Fridays and at anytime on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays).

 

*For cross river journeys only. To enjoy the full, continuous River Explorer Cruise you must buy a full River Explorer Cruise ticket from the terminal when collecting your boarding pass.

All ticket machines on local bus services, rail stations and Mersey Ferries in Merseyside will show whether your Concessionary Pass is valid for travel. If you are told that your pass in not valid, you will need to contact us to arrange for a new pass. More information is available here.

To check when you will become eligible for your national pass please click here.

To apply you can fill out the form below and take it with supporting documents to any Merseytravel Centre:

Over 60s travel pass application
For more information on how to apply for passes for Older People and where you can use them, please see the leaflet below:
 

Travel Passes for older people and people who have a disability Fair Processing Notice
 
If you would like to share your thoughts and comments about our services, please email us at comments@merseytravel.gov.uk or submit your comments via our Customer Comments Portal.
 
Please note - Merseytravel are currently working to upgrade our systems. As a result on Tuesday 31st July 2018 we are unfortunately unable to help customers with any concessionary travel enquiries or the issuing of new or replacement Concessionary Travel Passes here at the Travel Centre. We can of course take your enquiry and process this the next working day.
We anticipate that normal service will resume Wednesday 1st August 2018. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
 
Tell Us Once Service
Tell Us Once is a service now offered by St Helens Council and Sefton Council, on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). The service allows the bereaved person to inform central and local government services of the death at one time, rather than having to write, telephone or even attend each service individually. For further information about the Tell Us Once Service, please click here.

National Express Coach Travel
Merseytravel has partnered with National Express to bring you 20% off National Express coach travel for you and your friend with your Merseytravel Concessionary Pass. Click here for details.

About Us

Visit the about us section.

More info

Tickets

Visit the tickets section.

More info

Transport Accessibility

Visit the transport accessibility section.

More info