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Post-16 travel

If you are aged 16-18 and meet the below criteria, you may qualify for a student reduced fare card. This card enables you to travel on First buses or First Great Western trains at under 16 prices.

Qualifying criteria

  • Attending full time further education and able to make the journey by bus or train.
  • Resident in Slough.
  • Parents receive one of:
    • Income Support.
    • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance.
    • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance.
    • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999.
    • The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit.
    • Universal Credit (provided you have an annual net earned income of no more than £7,400, as assessed by earnings from up to three of your most recent assessment periods).
    • Child Tax Credit, provided they are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual income of £16,190 or less.
    • Working Tax Credit ‘run-on’ - the payment someone may receive for a further four weeks after they stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit.