Disabled person's bus pass guide

When you can apply for and where you can use a disabled person's bus pass. How to apply for a disabled person's companion pass and a All Day 24/7 NoWcard if you need to travel before 9.30am or after 11pm.


The English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS) provides free off peak travel on scheduled bus services for people with disabilities.

When you can apply

You can apply for a disabled person's bus pass if you have a disability. You will need to give us details and evidence of your disability.

Where you can use your bus pass

You can use your disabled person's NoWcard for free off peak travel (between 9.30am and 11.00pm Monday to Friday, all day Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays) on local bus services throughout England.

If you have an All Day 24/7 NoWcard you can also travel for free before 9:30am and after 11pm Monday to Friday on local bus journeys that start, end or are wholly within Westmorland and Furness.

Find out more about the All Day 24/7 NoWcard

Renewing your bus pass

You will receive notification from us when your bus pass needs to be renewed.