Social care and health

Travel cards and accessible transport

Free and subsidised transport around London if you’re aged over 66, or have a disability or sensory impairement. Also, rent mobility scooters and find accessible activities near you.

Freedom Pass travel card

Freedom Pass for older people

The older person’s Freedom Pass gives you free travel on London's public transport if you’re aged over 66 years.

To be eligible you need to:

  • aged over 66 year 
  • live most of your time in London

Apply for a Freedom Pass for older people

See more information about eligibility and applying on the London councils website

Freedom Pass if you have disabilities

The disabled person’s Freedom Pass gives you free travel on London's public transport if you’re an adult with disabilities.

How to get a disabled person’s freedom pass

You can apply online for a freedom pass.

To be eligible you need to:

Apply for disabled Freedom Pass

Find out more about eligibility and apply on the disabled person’s freedom pass website

Or you can

Accessibility on TfL buses and underground in London

On the TfL.gov.uk website, you can find great information about

  • getting around in a wheelchair
  • which buses/ tube lines are accessible for people with disabilities
  • tube maps available in large print and audio guides
  • ‘offer me a seat’ badges

Go to TfL accessibility

Free mobility scooter hire

A mobility scooter can be essential in keeping you active in the community.

You can use it to go shopping or see friends.

To be eligible to hire one, you must be:

  • aged over 16
  • have a mobility impairment

Scooters are loaned for between 1 to 7 days.

There is currently a waiting list. 

How to apply

To find out more about free mobility scooter hire, get in contact today.

Email scootability@camden.gov.uk 
Telephone 020 7974 2420 
Textlink 020 7974 686

Subsidised and free taxis for disabled people

If you have severe disabilities that make it difficult for you to use public transport, you may be eligible for a Taxicard.

It gives you subsidised travel in London taxis.

How to apply for a Taxicard

Go to the Taxicard website

Find accessible places to go

You can easily find disabled accessible restaurants, cinemas hotels and activities near you using the accessable.co.uk website.

You just need to enter what you want to do, and a postcode to find something suitable for you.

Go to Accessable.co.uk

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