School bus alerts and route changes

Changes and updates to school bus routes and timetables in the Northern Territory (NT) are published below.

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From 6:15pm on Friday 10 September 2021, Virginia Road will be closed for roadworks.

This will cause temporary interruptions to school bus routes from Saturday 11 September 2021 to Saturday 9 October 2021.

Interruptions will occur to the following school bus routes:

If you usually take route 441 in the morning, use route 217 map PDF (651.6 KB) and in the afternoon, use the route 437 map PDF (335.4 KB).

For interruptions to urban buses, read public bus alerts and route changes.

You must follow changed traffic conditions and traffic management.

View the map of the road works below.

Road works area on Virginia Road

From Monday 23 August 2021, route 439 will no longer service Hillier and Littlejohn roads and will extend to Gallacher Road.

This means students will need to do the following:

  • Morning - catch route 107. The bus will arrive at Howards Springs Primary School and Good Shepherd Lutheran School at around 7:50am.
  • Afternoon - catch route 217 from the schools to Hillier Road.

Students should expect the bus to arrive about:

  • 25 minutes earlier at McMinns Drive, Power, Mango and Anglesey roads
  • 35 minutes later at Rogers, Hicks, Compigne roads and Cornelius Circuit.

For more information, read the public notice and maps PDF (2.3 MB).


If you have questions about these changes or want to provide feedback, contact Public Transport by:

You can also submit your feedback on the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics website.

Last updated: 08 September 2021

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