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Concessional Fares are offered to some categories of passengers and the holders of certain concession cards.

Free Travel

Name of Pass/
Category of Passenger
IssuerComments
Infants aged 0-3 accompanying their parent or guardian   Free Travel would not be available to say a kindergarten group accompanied by a teacher.
SSTS Student Bus Pass Buslines Group For journeys to and from school or TAFE.
Buslines Group Gold Pass Buslines Group Free Travel for holder of pass.
World War 1 Veteran/Widow  Transport for NSW Concessions Office Free Travel if you are a permanent resident in NSW and either a widow of a WW1 veteran, a recipient of the Victoria Cross or George Cross, or the spouse, widow or widower of one of these (including attendant where endorsed on pass)
NSW Blinded Soldier’s Pass Transport for NSW Concessions Office Free Travel for Australian and New Zealand War Veterans classified by Department of Veterans Affairs (including attendant where endorsed on pass).
Ex-Member of Defence Forces Transport for NSW Concessions Office Free Travel (including attendant where endorsed on Transport Concession Entitlement Card).
Vision Impaired Persons Pass (NSW and Interstate) Transport for NSW Concessions Office and equivalent transport agency in other States and Territories Free Travel including guide dog. Attendant Travels Free when endorsed on pass.
Companion Card Department of Family and Community Services and equivalent agencies in other States and Territories Free Travel for Attendant.
Assistance Animal Permit Transport for NSW Concessions Office Assistance Animal Travels for Free. NSW Permit essential for everyone except those using an accredited Guide Dog or Hearing Dog.
State Travelcard Holders Transport for NSW Concessions Office Free Travel for persons recognised for service to the State.

Half Fare Concession & Regional Excursion Daily (RED)

Name of PassIssuerComments
Pensioner Concession Card (NSW and Interstate)
(*Digital Wallet not accepted as Proof*)
Centrelink and Department of Veterans Affairs Half Fare for Single Tickets and $2.50 for RED
Seniors Card (NSW & Interstate) NSW Government Other States – appropriate government authority Half Fare for Single Tickets and $2.50 for RED
NSW War Widow/er Transport Concession Card Department of Veterans Affairs Half Fare for Single Tickets and $2.50 for RED

Half Fare Concession (Ages 16 and over)

Name of PassIssuerComments
Transport Concession Entitlement Card for Job Seekers  Transport for NSW Concessions Office Half Fare for Single Tickets. Card Valid for 3 months.
Student Bus Pass Any accredited bus operator For journeys other than to and from school, half fare is payable.
NSW Tertiary Student Transport for NSW Concessions Office and/or Tertiary Institution Expires 31 March of each year. A valid NSW Tertiary Student Concession card with a concession foil sticker; or A valid student ID card, issued by their tertiary institution with a NSW concession printed image or foil.
NSW Senior Secondary Card Transport for NSW Concessions Office Card must have a NSW Concession printed image or foil. A school student identification card issued by a school, or a Home School certificate issued by the Board of Studies, cannot be used in lieu of a transport concession card.
NSW Mature Age Secondary Card Transport for NSW Concessions Office NSW Tertiary Student Concession Card is issued for Mature Aged Students. Card must have a NSW Concession printed image or foil. A school student identification card issued by a school, cannot be used in lieu of a transport concession card.
Indentured Apprentice/Trainee NSW Transport Concession Card Transport for NSW Concessions Office The card is valid for the life of the traineeship and to a maximum of 3 years for apprentices. Half Fare Concession for Single Tickets

Half Fare (Ages 4 - 15 inclusive)

** No proof of entitlement required however following passes may be used to verify age**
NSW Proof of Age Card - Transport  Transport for NSW Concessions Office Card will show the expiry date of entitlement. This card cannot be used for non-transport purposes.
Student Bus Pass Any accredited bus operator For journeys other than to and from school, half fare is payable.

 

Further information regarding how to apply for NSW Concession Cards is available from the Transport for NSW website www.transport.nsw.gov.au/concessions