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Ticket eligibility and concessions

You may be eligible for free or discounted travel on our transport services.

Senior/Pensioner fares

If you are eligible, you may travel for no more than $2.50 per day on public transport in NSW. The following groups may be eligible (please check for eligibility and conditions of travel):

  • NSW Asylum seekers
  • Seniors
  • Pensioners
  • NSW War Widows and Widowers
  • NSW Veterans with a DVA Gold Health Card

Concession fares

The following groups may be eligible to travel on a concession fare, and may also receive other travel benefits (please check for eligibility and conditions of travel):

  • Children (4-15 years)
  • NSW/ACT secondary students (aged 16 and over)
  • NSW Apprentices and trainees
  • Tertiary and TAFE students
  • Centrelink customers

Free travel

The following people are entitled to free travel (please check for eligibility and conditions of travel):

  • Children aged 3 and under
  • NSW Ex-members of Defence Force with a disability (and an attendant)
  • NSW blinded soldiers (and an attendant)
  • WWI Veteran’s Widows
  • People with a Vision Impairment Pass (free travel applies to the cardholder, guide dog, and attendant)
  • Current and former employees

Free travel is also provided on presentation of the following:

  • Companion Card (free travel applies to the companion or carer while the cardholder must have a valid ticket for travel)

Other travel passes

Assistance Animal Permit

Assistance animals with a permit can travel free on public transport in Sydney and surrounds. Find more information.