Transport & Travel
Have a look at our resources and links to information about transport and travel.
1. Transport Information
Directgov Disabled People and Transport web pages
These web pages contain information on using public transport, vehicle tax exemptions, car adaptations, the Motability Scheme and the Blue Badge Scheme.
Disabled Persons Railcard
If you have a disability that makes travelling by train difficult you might qualify for the Disabled Persons Railcard. The Disabled Persons Railcard allows you to get 1/3 off most rail fares throughout Great Britain. If you're travelling with an adult companion they also can get 1/3 off their rail fare.
Disabled and reduced mobility Airport Guide
This guide provides information and advice on the services available when travelling at airports.
The Inclusive London website enables people to search for businesses in London that meet their access requirements.
London Taxicard provides subsidised transport in taxis and private-hire vehicles for people who have serious mobility or visual impairment.
Transport for All
Transport for All offers advice about travelling in London to disabled people. Its services include a transport helpline, a guide to accessible transport in London and complaints information.
Transport for London - Transport accessibility
Information on transport accessibility in London by Transport for London.
2. Transport guides
Accessible Travel – Information for Disabled and Less Mobile People
This guide contains useful information on all modes of public transport, how to make a complaint and where to go for more information.
This website provides detailed access information to venues, shops, restaurants, pubs, hotels, universities and more.
Lonely Planet's Accessible Travel Online Resources
Lonely Planet produced an Accessible Travel Online Resources Guide. It lists resources broken down into different sections: country-by-country resources, personal travel blogs, general resources, specialist travel agents and specialist adventure-sport organisations.
Out and About in London: My Guide
A guide about traveling in London for people with learning disabilities and their supporters.
3. Travel Training
Pure InnovationsTravel Training e-leaflet
This resource is for organisations, schools, colleges and parents who are keen for young people (some from as young as 11) with learning disabilities to be able to travel independently.
Holidays for all
Holidays for All offer leisure activities and accommodation throughout the UK and abroad for people with sensory and physical impairments, their friends and families.