Ticket Concessions

Tickets & Fare Concessions

South West Coach Lines is pleased to offer a range of concession fares and for express coach travel tickets and require that customers wishing to claim concession fares:

  • a valid concession card in their possession at the time of booking
  • a valid concession card in their possession at the time of travel
  • to be the named cardholder of the concession card
  • to be able to provide secondary identification on request

Child Concession

Who is Eligible Proof Required Entitlement
  Infant two years old and younger None required Free travel
  Child fourteen years old and younger None required Concession fare

 

Student Concession

South West Coach Lines are unable to accept student identification from your educational institution as proof that you are a full-time secondary or tertiary student. To be able to claim a concession fare, you must present your Student or Tertiary SmartRider when purchasing a ticket and when you travel.

For details on how to obtain the Transperth Student SmartRider or Tertiary Smartrider, please contact Transperth

Who is Eligible Proof Required Entitlement
WA Primary student Transperth Student SmartRider Concession fare
WA Secondary Student Transperth Student SmartRider Concession fare
Secondary Student attending Tertiary Institutions Transperth Student SmartRider Concession fare
WA University or TAFE Student aged 26 years and younger Transperth Student SmartRider Concession fare
Interstate or International Student N/A Full fare

 

Bookings for Student concession fares can be made by:

  • Contacting South West Coach Lines directly on (08) 9753 7700 between 7:00am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday. For initial travel or to update an expired student card, please email a photo of the card (inclusive of current expiry date to bookings@swcl.com.au. Once this has been received and actioned by our team, you will then receive a reply email confirming approval and be provided with further instruction on how to make the booking utilising the student discount.
  • Visiting a South West Coach Lines Booking Centre or Booking Agent

* Bookings for this fare type are not available online. Customers who present concession after booking online will not be refunded or credited.

 

Senior Concession

Your Senior SmartRider card is combined with your West Australian Seniors card. This double-sided card is conveniently a Senior SmartRider on one side and a WA Seniors card on the other.

Who is Eligible Proof Required Entitlement
  WA Senior WA Seniors Card Concession fare
  Interstate Senior Full fare

Bookings for Senior concession fares can be made with your Western Australian Senior’s Card by:

  • Booking online,
  • When booking your fare you will require your 6 digit Western Australian Senior Card Number (not the SR number) found on your SmartRider card. Bookings for Senior concession fare can be made by:
  • Contacting South West Coach Lines directly on (08) 9753 7700 between 7:00am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday
  • Visiting a South West Coach Lines Booking Centre or Booking Agent

*Customers who present concession after booking, will not be refunded or credited.

 

Pension Concession

Who is Eligible Proof Required Entitlement
  WA Pensioner Pension Concession Card Concession fare
  Interstate Pensioner Full fare

Bookings for Pension concession fares can be made by:

* Bookings for this fare type are not available online. Customers who present concession after booking online will not be refunded or credited.

 

Vision Impaired Concession

People with a vision impairment in possession of a Travel Pass for Persons with a Vision Impairment are entitled to unlimited free journeys for them and an accompanying guide.

Who is Eligible Proof Required Entitlement
  Person with a vision impairment and accompanying guide Vision Impaired Free Pass
Western Australian or interstate
Free travel
  An instructor conducting training for persons with a vision impairment and guide dogs Orientation and Mobility
Assistance Pass
Free travel

 

Cardholders from other Australian States are also entitled to free travel on presentation of their card.

  • Contacting South West Coach Lines directly on (08) 9753 7700 between 7:00am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday

* Bookings for this fare type are not available online. Customers who present concession after booking online will not be refunded or credited.

Companion Card Concession

South West Coach Lines is a proud affiliate of the National Companion Card Program which provides for a person with a significant disability who qualifies for a Companion card to have a carer accompany them for free.

The Companion card is issued by National Disability Services WA to people with a significant permanent disability who require attendant care support from a companion. South West Coach Lines honours the Companion card system by allowing a companion or support person (of a Companion Card holder) to travel at no charge.

Visit Companion Card WA for more information on the WA Companion Card programme

Who is Eligible Proof Required Entitlement
  Companion travelling with the holder of a Companion Card Companion Card Free Travel

 

Please note that both customers are required to have booked in advance and be in possession of a valid ticket.

  • Contacting South West Coach Lines directly on (08) 9753 7700 between 7:00am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday

* Bookings for this fare type are not available online. Customers who present concession after booking online will not be refunded or credited.