Manchester City Council

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Schools & education Apply for a school travel pass

Apply here if you live in Manchester. If you live outside Manchester apply to your local council. For a child with a statement of special educational needs, please call 0161 219 6400.

Some children get a free travel pass to get to and from school on a bus, train or tram in Greater Manchester.

Secondary pupils can choose a cycle voucher instead of a pass.

We'll let you know when your pass is ready to collect from the school

Don't qualify?

If we've said you don't qualify, you can appeal against our decision. We'll write to tell you how. 

There's a range of other travel passes and reduced fares for under-16s. See who qualifies and how to apply at the Transport for Greater Manchester website 

Replacement passes

If you would like to order a replacement pass. You should contact Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), who will advise you on how to apply.

Address: TfGM, 2 Piccadilly Place, Manchester, M1 3BG
Tel: 0161 244 1050

or if you prefer send an email to passes&


Please call 0161 245 7166.

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