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School bus services are a safe and reliable way for students to travel. Hillsbus operates a range of regular route and dedicated school bus services to serve students every school day. Details of the Hillsbus services operating to each school are listed online.

School Students Tap into Opal

From 2016 School bus passes will be replaced with a School Opal card. Current eligible students will receive their new school OPAL card from their school at the start of the 2016 school year. 

 

 


How do I apply for an Opal Bus pass?

New applicants need to apply online at www.transportnsw.info/school-students

A student needs to complete a new school OPAL pass application if they:

·         Are applying for the first time

·         have changed residential address

·         have changed schools

·         move from Year 2 to Year 3

·         move from Year 6 to Year 7

 

For further information and customer service please contact TfNSW: 1800 227 774

 

How do I know if a student is eligible for a School OPAL pass?

To be eligible for subsidised travel under the School Student Transport Scheme (SSTS) students should:

·         Be 4 years 6 months of age or older.

·         Be an infant student i.e. attending kindergarten, year 1 and 2 classes, irrespective of the distance from home to school.

·         Be a primary student (year 3-6), and reside more than 1.6 kilometres (radial distance) from the school attended measured

on a radius from the centre of the school site, or 2.3 kilometres or more by the most direct practicable walking route to the

nearest point of physical entry to the school.

·         Be a secondary student (year 7-12), and reside more than 2.0 kilometres (radial distance) from the school attended,

measured on a radius from the centre of the school site, or 2.9 kilometres or more by the most direct practicable walking route

to the nearest point of physical entry to the school.

·         Be enrolled at a registered school.

 

For further information and customer service please contact TfNSW: 1800 227 774

 

What if my school OPAL Pass is lost or stolen?

For further information and customer service please contact TfNSW: 1800 227 774

 

Can I purchase a school OPAL Pass if not eligible for a free pass?

For further information and customer service please contact TfNSW: 1800 227 774

 

Need some assistance?

For further information and customer service please contact TfNSW: 1800 227 774