Transport and travelling

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You can stay on the move in Solihull with blue badge parking and discount bus and train travel.

For bus or train timetables and tickets visit our public transport page.

Blue Badge (Disabled parking permit)

A Blue Badge can help you park closer where you need to get to.

You will need to provide evidence of your disability when you apply and pay the £10 fee.

Get an older person's bus pass

You can get a pass for free bus travel when you reach the female State Pension age. It does not matter if you’re a man or a woman.

Check your state pension age at GOV.UK

The pass lets you travel for free during off-peak times:

  • between 9.30am and 11.00pm, Monday to Friday
  • all day at weekends and on public holidays

Apply for an older persons bus pass with Transport for West Midlands

Get a disabled persons pass

If you have a disability you could be eligible for a disabled persons pass.

With your pass you can travel for free on:

  • buses in the West Midlands after 9.30am
  • buses at weekends and bank holidays
  • trains in the Blue Zone after 9.30am

Apply for disabled persons bus pass with Travel for West Midlands

National Railcards

You can 1/3 off the cost of train travel with a National Railcard. There are 9 available, include the:

Ring and ride

If you have a disability that makes it hard to use public transport, Ring and Ride provide a door-to-door bus service.

Book a trip with Ring and Ride