The Disabled person's Freedom Pass gives users free travel on most public transport in London 24 hours a day (after 9.30 on National Rail services within London), including all day at weekends and on public holidays. The pass can be used on:
- London buses
- London Underground and Overground
- Docklands Light Railway
Discounts are also available on fares for riverboat and cable car services.
The pass can also be used on other local bus services in London and most bus services across England.
Who can apply
You may be eligible for a Freedom Pass if you are:
- blind or partially sighted
- profoundly or severely deaf
- without speech
- in receipt of Higher Rate Mobility Component of the Disability Living Allowance or the Mobility Component of PIP (Personal Independence Payment)
- in receipt of War Pensioners Mobility Supplement
- a disability or injury which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on your ability to walk;
- no arms or long- term loss of the use of both arms
- a learning disability;
- disability or health problem that would prevent an application for a driving licence being approved under part III of the Road Traffic Act 1988.
There are a number of categories of severe mental disorder or conditions under which a person may qualify and eligibility will depend on the circumstances of each applicant and the severity of the condition.