Helping you get there on your own


A to B Travel training provides an independent trainer to support a child or young person learning to travel a particular route.

This training is available to you if you have An EHC (Education, Health and Care) Plan.

Do you qualify to receive Travel Assistance? Click here (pdf, 667kb) to view Southwark's Travel Assistance Policy.

For further information please contact the Home to School Transport Team
Tel: 0207 525 5209

Come along to improve your road and personal safety skills and build your confidence.  Benefits include: 

  • Increased opportunities both for learning, social and job prospects.

  • Increases independence and use of own initiative

  • Provides greater freedom to eventually become less reliant on friends and family

  • Raises self confidence

  • Develops social skills

Monthly training bus

The training bus is a 90 minute interactive journey. Scenarios cover personal and road safety whilst traveling alone enabling participants to make full use of London's bus network.

The programme was developed with our partners, The Metropolitan Police Safer Transport Team, Arriva, TfL Travel Mentoring Service and Parent Partnership.


For further information or to book a place on the Travel Training Bus, please call 07983 443 545 or email


Southwark Independent Travel Training (SITT) is a flexible programme. It is adapted to help each young person throughout their education. Staff in schools or colleges are trained and supported by Road Safety Officers to deliver training to the young people they work with.

For further information:
Tel: 0207 525 5544

Cyclist Training is available free of charge to young people with disabilities or Special Educational Needs. Sessions are tailored for groups or individuals.

To discuss your needs:
Tel: 0207 525 5566

Transport for London (TfL) offer a free travel mentoring service to help people to start using public transport.

The mentoring service can offer advice on planning a journey using an accessible route. They can provide a mentor to go out with you to practice a journey a few times to help you gain confidence and provide the knowledge to become an independent traveller across the TfL network.

Find out more by visiting the TfL website

Phone: 020 3054 4361

A Freedom Pass is a concessionary travel scheme to provide free travel to residents of Greater London, England, who are aged 66 and over or who have a disability. 

To be eligible for a disabled persons Freedom Pass, your must live in London and have any of the statutory disabilities listed in the Transport Act 2000. View the eligibility criteria here.

London boroughs may, at their discretion under exceptional circumstances, issue Freedom Passes to disabled people that do not meet one of the statutory eligibility criteria. For more information go to the discretionary Freedom Pass page

For more information and to apply, click here