Freedom Pass (Older Persons Pass for Residents of London)Freedom Pass (Older Persons Pass for Residents of London)
What is a Freedom Pass?
A Freedom Pass allows those who meet the age criteria and eligible disabled people who are resident in a London borough to concessionary travel on London's public transport network. The pass is paid for by your local London Borough council - for details of how to apply visit the Freedom Pass website
Unlimited free travel is permitted on Tube, DLR, Buses, TfL Rail, London Overground and London Trams; and are detailed below.
Where can a Freedom Pass be used on National Rail services?
This map shows where a Freedom Pass can be used. More information relating to the use of Freedom pass on National Rail services can be found on the Freedom Pass website.
On the following Train Company services, Freedom Passes are valid any time at weekends and on public holidays. On Monday to Friday, free travel is only permitted at the following times:
c2c: At any time on all services between London Fenchurch Street and Upminster and from 09:30 on services between Rainham and Barking.
Chiltern Railways: From 09:30 plus valid any time on all services between Amersham and Marylebone and between West Ruislip and South Ruislip.
Great Northern: From 09:30 plus valid any time on all services between Finsbury Park and Kings Cross/Moorgate.
Great Western Railway: From 09:30 on all services.
Greater Anglia: From 09:30 plus valid any time on all services between Stratford and London Liverpool Street.
Heathrow Connect: From 09:30 on services between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington only.
London Midland: At any time on all services between Harrow & Wealdstone and London Euston only.
London Overground: At any time on all services.
Southeastern: From 09:30 plus valid any time on all services between Elephant & Castle and City Thameslink.
Southern: From 09:30 plus valid on services between Clapham Junction and Harrow & Wealdstone at any time for Disabled Persons Freedom Pass holders and from 09:00 for Older Persons Freedom Pass holders.
South West Trains: From 09:30 on all services.
Thameslink From 09:30 plus valid any time on all services between West Hampstead Thameslink and Elephant & Castle/London Bridge.
Where Freedom Passes cannot be used
Free travel is not available:
on any services outside of the area shown on the Freedom Pass map
on Southeastern high speed services
on Gatwick Express services between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport
on any train services operated by East Midlands Trains, Hull Trains, Grand Central, Heathrow Express, Virgin Trains East Coast, or Virgin Trains.
They are not valid for travel in First Class accommodation.
For travel beyond the Freedom Pass area you must buy a separate extension ticket before you travel. Please show your pass at the ticket office when buying tickets.
Freedom Pass Travelling with Children?
If you are travelling on London Overground, London Underground or DLR services after 09:30 Mondays-Fridays (or at anytime at weekend or on public holidays) you can take up to four under-11s with you for free.
How do I use my Freedom Pass?
You must touch your pass flat on the yellow card reader at the gates at the beginning and end of your journey.
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