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What is the KCC Travel Saver?

The KCC Travel Saver is available to children in secondary school education. It allows you to share the fare with KCC and save up to 50% off the cost of bus travel.

When can the pass be used?

The pass offers unlimited bus travel between 6am and 7pm, Monday to Friday. It is valid from the start of the school year in 2023 to 31 July 2024 but some operators also allow it to be used at other times.  

What does it cost?

  • £450 for a full year **
  • £120 for a full year for children who get free school meals.
  • The pass is free for young carers, young people in care and care leavers.
  • If you are applying for more than two full cost passes, you can get the third and fourth pass free. **

**These passes can be purchased in a lump sum or in instalments. Please note a £10 administration fee applies to those applications paying by instalment

How do I apply?

Applications can be made from now and students who hold current passes and may want to renew will be contacted to remind them of the need to reapply.