Everything you need to know about safety, tickets, and travel for school students in Queensland.

School terms for 2023 are:

  • Term 1 - Monday 23 January - Friday 31 March
  • Term 2 - Monday 17 April - Friday 23 June
  • Term 3 - Monday 10 July - Friday 15 September
  • Term 4 - Tuesday 3 October - Friday 8 December

School bus service changes

We'll be making some changes to school bus services in the new year to accommodate new enrolments and improve services.

You can use our school service finder to find school routes near your child's school or use journey planner for a more customised search.

Make sure to select a travel date that falls on a school day.

For information about dedicated school services in Gladstone, North Stradbroke Island, Rockhampton, Toowoomba, the Whitsundays or Yeppoon, please contact your local Passenger and School Transport Office.

For all other regions, please contact your local operator.


Top tips for school travel

  1. Stand where the driver can see you, and hail your bus early so the driver has time to stop safely
  2. Have your go card or travel pass ready
  3. Plan your journey and arrive at your stop or station 5 minutes early

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