Scotland Wide Free Travel Scheme for Older (over 60), Disabled and Young Persons
- Holders of the Older or Disabled Persons travel entitlement receive Free travel on buses throughout Scotland and in addition, residents of Highland enjoy half fare travel on train journeys within Highland.
- Free travel is also available to Highland residents on ferry journeys wholly within Highland and at half fare on the Craignure to Oban service. Concessions are for passenger fares only.
- Holders of the Scotlandwide Blind Scheme card can travel free on train journeys throughout Scotland. Companions can travel for 50p for single or £1.00 for return fares, on journeys within Highland or on cross boundary journeys which terminate in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, and Glasgow. This does not allow the use of intermediate stops except where a change of train is necessary at Perth.
- Young Persons will receive 1/3rd off the single adult bus fare, a railcard valid throughout Scotland allowing a discount of up to 1/3rd on train travel, and 2 return ferry vouchers to the mainland for island residents.
- for the Older Persons or Disabled Persons scheme application forms are available from Service Points and
- for the Young Persons scheme application forms are available at Service Points and schools.
Full details of the eligibility criteria for the different types of card are available on the Transport Scotland website.
The National Entitlement Card frequently asked questions.
Renewal of cards
- If you are over 60 a new card will be set to you shortly before the expiry date of your current card.
- If you received your card on the grounds of disability then you should take proof of your continuing entitlement to a service point no more than 4 weeks before your current cards expires and it can be renewed.