The College provides full-time, part-time or casual bus use options on extensive routes in the morning and afternoon across the greater northern, eastern and western areas of Brisbane.

NOTE: Bus services commence Monday, 7 February 2022.

Northside Christian College Bus Department

Northside’s Bus Services Department is exclusively owned and operated by Northside Christian College. Each of our professional bus drivers is qualified and registered under the Queensland Transport Department’s “Driver’s Authorisation Policy”.

How to use the Nortside Bus Service

Decide between our three bus usage options (Part-time, full-time or casual). 

  1.  Fill out the Bus Application form
  2.  Download the Transportme app
  3. Start using our bus services
Fees

Fees are charged annually at the beginning of the year with the school year fees. Casual bus usage is charged each term (depending on the usage). 

Routes

For the list of stops, please download the guide or contact the Bus Department.

Contact us
  • Bus Department 07 3353 7341 
  • Emergency number between 8 am - 4 pm 07 3353 1266
  • Emergency number between  4 pm - 8 am 0412 597 987
Full time option

This is the most cost-effective way to travel using our Monday - Friday morning and afternoon services. 

How to sign up

Please fill out the Bus Application Form and indicate the days you would like to use the bus. The Coordinator will be in touch to discuss location and times. 

Costs and billing

Part-time bus fees are added to the School Fees account. The statement is then sent for payment.

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Part time option

Parents can pre-book bus trips for morning or afternoon routes on certain days during the week.

How to sign up

Please fill out the Bus Application Form and indicate the days you would like to use the bus. The Coordinator will be in touch to discuss location and times. 

Costs and billing

Part-time bus fees are added to the School Fees account. The statement is then sent for payment.

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Casual option

Parents can book a one-off trip to an existing bus route/stop by contacting us ahead of time.  

How to sign up

Please email or call 3353 1266 to book a trip. Fill out the Bus Application Form.

Costs and billing

Casual bus fees are billed at the end of each Term and added to School Fees. The statement is then sent for payment.

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2022 Bus Applications

Please fill out the Bus Application by 27 November 2021 if you intend to use our Bus Services on full-time, part-time or casual basis. The Northside Bus Department services many surrounding suburbs for before and after school pick up and drop off. Please see the link below for bus stop locations in 2022.

Transportme App

Parents are able to track the buses on a map in real-time (within 10 secs) through the Transportme Passenger app.

The app users are also able to set a stop as their favourite and receive push notifications letting them know if it is on time or has been delayed.

Parents are able to see their child enter and exit the bus when using their student ID Cards.

Information for parents
Morning Pickup
  • Please ensure the student is at the designated bus pickup spot 5 minutes prior to the designated time.
  • Junior School students must have an adult or an older sibling present while waiting for the bus.
  • Once on campus, Prep students will have a meeting point where they will be picked up by a Teacher’s Aide who will take them to their classroom.
  • All other students will walk to their classrooms after they are dropped off on campus.
  • Please speak to the Bus Coordinator if the student is new to the College so we can arrange them to be met on campus and walked to their classroom.
Afternoon drop off
  • Prep students are walked up to the buses by a Teacher’s Aide after school.
  • Junior School students are walked up to the bus by the teacher on duty.
  • All other students make their way to Carpark 4 where the buses depart at 3:25pm.
  • Please speak to the Bus Coordinator If the student is new to the College, the Bus Coordinator will arrange a meeting point and take the new students to Carpark 4.   
  • Prep and Junior School students have to be collected from the bus by a designated adult or an older sibling at the bus stop. Otherwise, students will remain on the bus and be transported back to the College.
Train connection

College buses will stop at the Eagle Junction and Ferny Grove Station. For more details please contact us.

School Transport Assistance Scheme (STAS)

STAS maybe a benefit to families living outside the Brisbane City Council area to help with travel costs. Full details can be found at 

www.translink.com.au/schooltra...