Seniors concessions for metropolitan public transport services


Find out what you're entitled to with our comprehensive list of senior public transport concessions, according to state and territory.

​Australian Capital Territory


Pensioner Concession Card - Yes*#

Commonwealth Seniors Health card - No

Local Seniors Card or equivalent - Yes*#

Interstate traveller - Yes *#


* Concession in peak

# free in off-peak; free anytime if aged 70 and over

New South Wales


Pensioner Concession Card - Yes*

Commonwealth Seniors Health card - No

Local Seniors Card or equivalent - Yes*

Interstate traveller - Yes#


* Max daily cost is $2.50

# Have to apply and receive card before travelling in NSW to get concession; valid for only 2 months (except ACT residents)

Northern Territory


Pensioner Concession Card - Yes*

Commonwealth Seniors Health card - Yes*

Local Seniors Card or equivalent - Yes#

Interstate traveller - Yes#


* Concession varies depending on fare option

# Free travel

Queensland


Pensioner Concession Card - Yes*

Commonwealth Seniors Health card - No

Local Seniors Card or equivalent - Yes*

Interstate traveller - Yes*


* 50% concessions at all times

South Australia


Pensioner Concession Card - Yes*x

Commonwealth Seniors Health card - No

Local Seniors Card or equivalent - Yes*#

Interstate traveller - Yes*#


* 50% concession in peak times

X 50% concession in off peak times

# Free off-peak

Tasmania


Pensioner Concession Card - Yes*x

Commonwealth Seniors Health card - No

Local Seniors Card or equivalent - Yes*#

Interstate traveller - Yes*


* 32 - 85% concession at all times

# Concession applies to anyone aged 70 or over

Victoria


Pensioner Concession Card - Yes*#

Commonwealth Seniors Health card - No

Local Seniors Card or equivalent - Yes*#

Interstate traveller - Yes


* Max daily cost is $4.40; Free travel on Saturdays and Sundays in zone 1 and 2

Western Australia


Pensioner Concession Card - Yes*#

Commonwealth Seniors Health card - No

Local Seniors Card or equivalent - Yes*#

Interstate traveller - Yes#


*Concession fare or free in off peak

# Concession fare only

Information is valid as at 30 May 2019.


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