Older Person's Freedom Pass

The Older Person's Freedom Pass is a scheme that gives older people free travel on most of London’s transport services 24 hours a day.

The Older People's Freedom Pass entitles pass holders to:

  • Free travel on London’s underground, buses, docklands light railway and trams at all times.
  • Free travel on the following London Overground networks 24 hours a day:
    • Stratford to Richmond
    • Willesden Junction to Clapham Junction
    • Euston to Watford Junction, and
    • Gospel Oak to Barking.

The Freedom Pass allows restricted travel on the following services:

  • Free travel on local bus services in England outside London from 9.30am to 11pm Monday to Friday and all day at weekends and on public holidays.
  • Free travel on National Rail in standard accommodation on most local rail services from 9.30 am to 4.30am the following morning, Mondays to Fridays, plus all day at weekends and on public holidays.

Who is eligible?

You can apply for the Older Persons Freedom Pass if you meet the age criteria and your sole or principal residence is in London. 


How to apply

The easiest pay to apply for the Older Person's Freedom Pass is online. If can't apply online, you can pick up a paper application form from the following locations and return it in the post:

  • Your nearest local library
  • Civic Centre, 44 York Street, Twickenham, TW1 3BZ
  • Accessible Transport Unit, 4 Waldegrave Road, Teddington, TW11 8HT.

If you need help with applying online please visit the Accessible Transport Unit.


60+ London Oyster Photocard

The 60+ London Oyster Photocard is available to London residents aged 60 or over, who do not yet qualify for an Older Persons Freedom Pass. A £10 application fee applies. 

More about 60 London Oyster Photocard


Useful contacts:

Accessible Transport Unit
Address: 4 Waldegrave Road, Teddington, TW11 8HT
Phone: 020 8831 6191 / 6097
Email: accessibletransport@richmond.gov.uk