Travel Passes for Disabled and Blind People
If you are a West Yorkshire resident and have a disability, you may be able to get a Blind or Disabled Person’s Travel Pass.
The pass gives free or lower cost travel for:
- free travel on buses at off-peak times (West Yorkshire and England);
- half fare travel on trains at off-peak times (West Yorkshire only).
- free travel on buses at any time (West Yorkshire only);
- free travel on buses at off-peak times (rest of England);
- free travel on trains at any time (West Yorkshire only).
For more information and to check if you are eligible, please visit:Blind and disabled passes|
If you qualify for a Blind or Disabled Person’s Pass and you are unable to travel alone, you may be entitled to a Companion Pass.
A Companion Pass entitles you and a companion to free off-peak travel on local bus services when you travel within West Yorkshire, and for journeys which start in West Yorkshire.
For more information about the Companion Pass, please visit:Are you eligible for a Companion Pass?|
How to apply for or renew a Blind or Disabled Person's Travel Pass.
You can apply online for a Travel Pass.|
You will need a digital photo (taken in the last 12 months) to upload from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
You may be asked to provide evidence of your disability|, and you can upload this when you fill in the online form.
If you are unable to apply for a pass online, you can download and print an application form [PDF file 212KB]|and take the completed form and proof of your disability to one of the Customer First offices in Calderdale. You do not need to bring a photo when you apply. Staff can take a photo of you while you are there.
Renewing your pass
If you already have a pass, you can apply to renew it up to 90 days before it is due to expire. You can renew your pass online or you can download and print an application form and take the completed form and proof of your disability to one of the Customer First Offices in Calderdale.