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

School terms for 2024 are:

  • Term 1 - Monday 22 January to Thursday 28 March
  • Term 2 - Monday 15 April to Friday 21 June
  • Term 3 - Monday 8 July to Friday 13 September
  • Term 4 - Monday 30 September to Friday 13 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 more information about dedicated school services, please contact your local delivery partner.

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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