Ring & RideDoor-to-door service if it is difficult to use public transport
What does it do?
- difficulties getting to and from main public transport routes and services;
- difficulties getting on and off buses, trains and trams;
- a fear or phobia of using ordinary public transport; or
- a short term illness or broken limb.
Who it is for?
Our fully accessible minibuses and professionally trained drivers will assist you and your companions to get out and about with ease.
Where it is available?
What it costs:
People who have a Transport For Greater Manchester (formerly GMPTE) National Concessionary Travel Pass (Concession Plus) and children under 5 travel free. All other fares including concessionary fares are set at a subsidised rate, please contact Ring and Ride Enquiries 0845 688 4933 for up to date fares information.
How to access or apply for it:
Booking your journey
Before you use Ring & Ride for the first time you must register, this can be done by calling the enquiry line 0845 688 4933, or by post to the address above, or by email through http://www.ringandride.info
If you are registered as a member of your local Ring & Ride service, you can book a journey by phoning the call centre 7 days in advance or up to one hour before the journey you require.
Our staff will do their best to accommodate your journey request.
There may be times when we cannot accommodate your request, but we will offer you a different time whenever possible. The more flexible you can be with your journey, the more likely your journey can be arranged.
Please remember to book your return journey at the same time if you want one.