Concessionary Travel

Concessionary Travel Schemes for Vale of Glamorgan Residents


New Style Concessionary Travel Cards

Concessionary Travel Cards have a fresh new look but still offer the same great benefits of free travel on all eligible local bus services throughout Wales. Old-style cards are still valid until 31st December 2019 for travel and offer the same benefits. Existing card holders and new applicants are being asked to apply for new-style cards from 9th September 2019 via the new Transport for Wales online portal:

Privacy Notice 


Transport for Wales - Service Disruption Notice


The Concessionary Travel Card Portal will be undergoing some essential maintenance and will be unavailable from the 6 September to the 13 September.


We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. You’ll be able to apply for a Welsh Concessionary Travel Card and access your account once the maintenance has finished on Monday 13 September 2021.


If you’ve applied before 6 September 2021, the maintenance won’t affect your application, but you’ll be unable to check its progress while the site is offline.


If you need to contact us urgently, please email or phone 0300 303 4240. Please be aware that they’re receiving more calls than usual at the moment.


You can also find out more about the Welsh Concessionary scheme here.



Rail Travel

Cardiff and Valleys Line Concessionary Pass Travel

This scheme is available to all holders of a Concessionary Travel Pass issued by any Welsh Local Authority. Pass holders will be eligible for 34% off local fares on the Cardiff and Valleys network, on or after 09.30 Monday to Friday and any time Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays.


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Welsh Young Persons Discounted Travel Scheme Card

Young persons aged 16 to 21 years are now able to register their interest for the new 'Welsh Young Persons Discount Travel Scheme Card'  which will enable them to receive discounted fares on all local bus and TrawsCymru services throughout Wales.


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