Holders of Nexus “All Day” disabled concessionary travel passes can travel free on all buses within Tyne and Wear before 0930.
Holders of Nexus concessionary travel passes who can show a valid hospital appointment card or letter can travel free with a concessionary pass before 0930 on the day of the appointment. This includes appointments outside of Tyne and Wear, as long as your journey starts within Tyne and Wear.
If you live in Tyne and Wear and are eligible disabled, you may have been issued with a disabled concessionary pass marked ‘with companion’. This entitles both you and a travelling companion to travel together free of charge. Your companion cannot use your pass on their own.
To Get Your Pass
Depending on where you live, there is a different application process. Select an area from the list below to find out what passes are available and how to get your hands on one. For those over 60, eligibility is based on a sliding scale depending on your normal retirement age.