Discounts and free travel may be available on public transport for yourself and the person you care for. Travel on local buses in England may be free between 9:30am-11pm Monday to Friday for older people and people with a disability, in some areas this is also available to a companion.


A Disabled Persons Rail Card may allow the person you care for to get one third off of the cost of rail travel. Anyone travelling with this person will also be eligible for this discount.


The NHS Direct website provides information about the benefits available on buses, trains and the London Underground.