Travel assistance for older people

Freedom Pass

For all Freedom Pass and Taxicard enquiries please call the London councils Freedom Pass call centre on 0300 330 1433.
Please email Mobility@lbbd.gov.uk or call 0208 227 2334.

The Freedom Pass gives older residents free travel on almost all public transport in London including National Rail, within the Freedom Pass boundary. All older pass holders can also travel for free on local bus services anywhere in England between 9:30am and 11pm.

You can apply for the Older Persons' Freedom Pass if you meet the age criteria and your sole or principal residence is in Barking and Dagenham. The Freedom Pass scheme is administered by London Councils, although the pass is paid for by Barking and Dagenham council.

Apply for an older persons' Freedom Pass

Information on renewing your Older Person's Freedom Pass on the London Councils website.

TfL 60+ Scheme

If you’re a London resident, and aged 60 or over, and not yet eligible for a Freedom Pass, you may be eligible for TfL’s 60+ London Oyster Photocard, which allows you to travel free on public transport in London from the age of 60 until you qualify for a Freedom Pass.

Apply for a 60+ London Oyster photocard