Getting young people from A to B has never been easier with the Chalkwell Youth Card.

No restrictions on times of day

or days of the week on our buses

within Kent and Medway

Find out more

Who can get one?

This card is available to anyone between the ages of 11 and 19. You don’t have to be in full time education to have a Youth card but you must be able to provide proof of ID to prove that you are 19 years old or under at time of purchase.

What can it be used for?

Holders can use the Youth pass to travel on our local bus services within Kent and Medway during the dates on the pass. There are no time restrictions and we accept passes at weekends, and there are no limits to how many times a day a holder can use their pass.

How much does it cost?

Pay on the bus

Daily travelling within Swale
Daily travelling within Swale and Medway
7 Day Travelling with Swale
7 Day Travelling within Medway and Swale

KCC Young Persons Travel Pass/16+
Free 6am to 7pm Monday to Friday between 1st September and 31st July.
£1 all other times.

Pay in advance

1 Term*
2 Terms*
Academic Year**

* Note – there are six terms in the school year
** Academic year finishes on 31st July

How do I get a Youth Ticket?

There are a few different options:

  • Visit our online store – coming soon
  • Give us a call on 01795 423982
  • Visit our offices in Sittingbourne

Please purchase at least five days in advance of the date you wish to start travelling if you want us to send out the pass in the post. Alternatively you can collect in person from our office at 195 Chalkwell Road, Sittingbourne ME10 1BJ.

Opening hours are 08.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday and 08.00am to 12.00 on alternate Saturdays.

Which schools and colleges do you serve?

Chalkwell operate bus services into every secondary school in Swale.

Additionally, we serve the following schools and colleges in Medway with our 326/327 service from Sittingbourne, Newington, Lower Halstow and Upchurch:

  • The Howard School
  • Rainham School for Girls
  • Rainham Mark Grammar School
  • Chatham Grammar School for Girls
  • University of Kent School of Sport and Exercise Sciences
  • Mid Kent College

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