Young Persons' Free Bus Travel Scheme
5-21 year olds living in Scotland can now apply to access free bus travel.
Even if you already have a National Entitlement Card (NEC) or Young Scot NEC, you must apply for a new or replacement card to travel by bus for free. Parents, guardians or carers must provide approval for children aged between 5-15 to access the scheme by applying on their behalf. Young people aged 16-21 should apply themselves.
However, if you’re aged between 16 and 21 and already have an active NEC or Young Scot NEC, you can download free bus travel onto your existing card using the Transport Scotland Pass Collect App. This means you may not need to apply for a new card to access your free bus travel.
The Transport Scotland website provides information on the scheme and how to apply.
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