Can I use my free bus pass anywhere in England?
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Your bus pass is valid for use on all registered Bus services within England, so if you are visiting other places you should be able to use your pass. It is not valid in Wales* or Scotland.
At what age do you get a free bus pass in the UK?
In England you can get a bus pass for free travel when you reach the State Pension age. If you live in London, you can travel free on buses, tubes and other transport when you’re 60, but only within London. In Wales you can get a bus pass when you reach 60.
Can I pay on card for bus in Milton Keynes?
Mark Lancaster MP joined Milton Keynes Council and Arriva Midlands as the bus operator celebrates the introduction of contactless payment technology on all its local buses.
What is a Encts bus pass?
The English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS) currently consists of guaranteed free travel for people over state pension age and people with an eligible disability on all eligible local bus services anywhere in England from 0930 until 2300 on weekdays and all day at weekends and on Bank Holidays.
Do MK Buses take card?
The new system will allow users to use a dedicated multi-operator smart card – similar to London’s Oyster Card. Customers will still be able to pay by cash and some operators will accept other debit/credit cards.
Can you use Google pay on buses?
You can purchase, store and use digital copies of tickets for participating public transport systems. For some public transport systems, you can use Google Pay to pay for transportation at the fare terminal with a supported credit or debit card saved to your phone.
Can I use my over 60 bus pass on trains in Scotland?
Holders of National Entitlement Cards for persons aged 60 or over cannot take advantage of the scheme on rail services between 06:00 and 09:00 or between 16:30 and 18:00hrs on weekdays (see exemptions below).
What is the UK State Pension age?
66 years old
State Pension age is currently 66 years old for both men and women but will start gradually increasing again from 6 May 2026. Will I get my State Pension automatically? No – you have to claim it. See page 8 for more information on how to do that.