I'm having difficulty travelling to work, what help is available for me?

Access to Work

Access to Work is a grant scheme run by Jobcentre Plus. Access to Work helps towards any extra employment costs that result from a disability, including equipment and travelling to work.

For more information about Access to Work please see our:

Assistance using public transport

You can organise travel assistance on National Rail's network through their Travel Assistance Team who can be contacted on 0800 022 3720. The line is open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. You can also use the Sightline Directory, searching for "travel assistance".

For discounts you might be entited to see please see our Can I get any travel discounts or cheaper fares? entry.

You can also receive mobility training from your local social services department. Visit gov.uk/find-local-council

More information

For more information on getting about please see our Travel leaflet:

Our Employment Line can give advice and information on lots of different aspects of employment, including travelling to work:

Did this answer your question?

Your feedback will help us to keep improving this website.

Make a donation

Right now we can only reach one in three of the people who need our help most.

Please make a donation and help us support more blind and partially sighted people.

Regular donation Single donation