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If you are a permanent resident in Warrington of state pension age you can apply for an Older Person’s Bus Pass or a Senior Railcard.
If you would like both, you can apply for an Older Person's Bus Pass from us and purchase a Senior Railcard from National Rail, please see their website for more information
Bus passes are issued free of charge and are valid for five years. When we've received your completed application and supporting information, if you qualify, your pass will be posted to your home address within 14 days.
Bus pass holders can travel for free on journeys in Warrington, Halton and Cheshire West & Chester during the following times (you can travel into Wales providing your journey starts in the Cheshire West and Chester area):
Travel outside of Warrington, Halton and Cheshire West and Chester is free during the following times:
Full fare applies at all other times.
Bus Passes issued by Warrington Borough Council aren't valid for use on trains, trams, underground services, tours/excursions, sightseeing buses or National Express coaches.
Along with your application form, you also need to provide:
You’ll need to have a photo of each of these, or have them scanned onto your computer, phone or tablet, so that you attach them to your email.
You'll receive a letter approximately six weeks before the expiry date of your pass. This will have a unique renewal code which you will need with your existing bus pass number. If your details are the same, you can renew your bus pass online
If you find your lost pass before you receive your new one, we can’t give you a refund. Please return the found pass to us for secure disposal.
Please bring it to Contact Warrington so we can take a look. If there's no clear or obvious damage to the card, we'll arrange for a replacement free of charge. If the pass is damaged, a replacement pass costs £10.
Email email@example.com to arrange a replacement and attach your Police crime reference number and letter to the email. We’ll arrange a replacement free of charge. If you can’t email, visit our contact us page.
If you move to Warrington and have a bus pass from another Council, please return it to them, you can then apply to us for a new pass. If you're moving out of Warrington please return your pass to Contact Warrington and apply to your new Council.
Contact Warrington, 26-30 Horsemarket Street, WA1 1XL
Telephone: 01925 443322