Age of eligibility

Age of eligibility

Date of birthDate eligible for a national bus pass
On or before 5 December 1953Already eligible
6 December 1953 to 5 January 19546 March 2019
6 January 1954 to 5 February 19546 May 2019
6 February 1954 to 5 March 19546 July 2019
6 March 1954 to 5 April 19546 September 2019
6 April 1954 to 5 May 19546 November 2019
6 May 1954 to 5 June 19546 January 2020
6 June 1954 to 5 July 19546 March 2020
6 July 1954 to 5 August 19546 May 2020
6 August 1954 to 5 September 19546 July 2020
6 September 1954 to 5 October 19546 September 2020
6 October 1954 to 5 April 196066th birthday
6 April 1960 to 5 May 196066 years and 1 month
6 May 1960 to 5 June 196066 years and 2 months
6 June 1960 to 5 July 196066 years and 3 months
6 July 1960 to 5 August 196066 years and 4 months
6 August 1960 to 5 September 196066 years and 5 months
6 September 1960 to 5 October 196066 years and 6 months
6 October 1960 to 5 November 196066 years and 7 months
6 November 1960 to 5 December 196066 years and 8 months
6 December 1960 to 5 January 196166 years and 9 months
6 January 1961 to 5 February 196166 years and 10 months
6 February 1961 to 5 March 196166 years and 11 months
6 March 1961 to 5 April 197767th birthday

The age of eligibility for the National Bus Pass is linked to the age of eligibility for the State Pension. For details of how this affects those born after 6th April 1977 please refer to the State Pension age timetables on the gov.uk website.