Getting to and from school: remote students

This page has information on school transport for remote and isolated students and financial help that may be available.

School bus services

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 to Mandorah and Tiwi Islands.

Financial help to get to and from school

Students living in remote communities are eligible for financial help to assist them to get to and from school.

Your child may be eligible for help with any of the following:

  • travel to and from school daily
  • travel to and from boarding school in the Northern Territory or interstate
  • travel to attend distance education activities and residential courses.

Read more about the grants and subsidies available to assist remote students get to and from school.


Last updated: 27 July 2015

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