Age of eligibility

Age of eligibility

Date of birthDate eligible for a national bus pass
On or before 5 August 1953Already eligible
6 August 1953 to 5 September 19536 November 2017
6 September 1953 to 5 October 19536 March 2018
6 October 1953 to 5 November 19536 July 2018
6 November 1953 to 5 December 19536 November 2018
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

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 1960 please refer to the State Pension age timetables on the gov.uk website.