Free Bus Travel for Young People (Our Pass & Igo Card)

( Published: 19/07/2023)

Our Pass and the igo card offer young people free bus travel on local bus services across Greater Manchester, making it easier to access education, work, training, culture and leisure opportunities in the city/region.

Our Pass – FREE Bus Travel for 16-18 Year Olds

This service is available for 2 years starting 1st September, and you can typically apply from the beginning of May. Our Pass also provides direct access to a range of opportunities for 16-18 year olds in Greater Manchester via ‘Our Pass Exclusives’, a range of discounts, special offers, free tickets, merchandise, taster sessions and more.

There is a one-off application fee of £10 to cover administration costs.

Visit to learn more and apply.

If you are having any problems with your application, please visit their contact us page or call 0300 323 0777.

Have questions? Take a look at their FAQs page!

Want free bus travel? Access to top music and sports events? Gift vouchers for your fave shops and restaurants or more? Our Pass is for you.
Our Pass

Students aged 19 will be unable to apply for Our Pass. These students where eligible for the bursary are able to claim back college related bus travel. Receipts must be kept and submitted to the sixth form through the bursary system.

igo Card (11–16 Year Olds)

Additionally, 11–16 year olds can travel on buses and trams in Greater Manchester using the igo card. An igo card costs £10 and lasts until 31 August after your 16th birthday. Learn more:

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