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School Pass

What is a School Pass?

A School Pass is issued for school pupils who qualify for free travel and is valid on both direct regular service buses, school bus services and train services.

How to apply

If you believe you are entitled to free travel, please see our free school travel page for full information and application forms.

Using your card

Simply scan your School Pass on the ticket machine.

School Pass and Priority PhotoCard combinations

Some school buses may require a Priority PhotoCard along with your School Pass to guarantee you a place on the bus, even if you’re entitled to free travel. Go to your school page in the A-Z to see if you need to apply for a Priority PhotoCard to use with your free travel School Pass.

Online Journey Planner

If you’re using a public service bus to get to school then plan your journey to school using Metro’s online journey planner