Getting to and from school

This page has information about school bus services for students, including those with special needs and financial assistance with getting to and from school.

School bus services by region

To find out more about what school bus services are available within your region, contact a school bus service provider in your region.

Parents and carers should also read road safety and buses and rules for catching a school bus.

Ferry services

Read about the passenger ferry services operating from Darwin.

Students with special needs

Parents and carers can apply for special needs transport.

Special needs transport is for students who have:

  • a disability or medical condition that prevents independent travel
  • parents or carers who are unable to arrange or provide transport to and from school.

Read more about transport for students with special needs.

Financial help getting to and from school

Students in remote areas may be eligible for assistance with the costs of getting to and from school.

Read about financial help for isolated students.


Last updated: 30 November 2021

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