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Applications for next year are now open for lodgement with Transport for NSW at the following website:

https://apps.transport.nsw.gov.au/ssts/applyNow

Please note:  Students who are currently eligible under the SSTS and transitioning from Year 2 to Year 3 or Year 6 to Year 7 at the same school campus will no longer need to re-apply, however, eligibility will be re-assessed by Transport for NSW to determine if the student is still eligible based on their residential distance from the school.
Students who are changing campuses or schools will still need to reapply for the SSTS as normal.
If you have any further questions about the SSTS or the eligibility requirements please contact the Qcity Transit School Services Coordinator on (02) 6299 3722 (option 1).

As of Monday 23rd October 2017, the following school services will now meet at Antill Street in Dickson in both the morning and afternoon - 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 61 and 96.

As the timing of services meeting at these interchange points will be the same, this will have a limited effect on students except for those students attending Ngunnawal Primary, Amaroo Primary, St Edmund’s College, St Clare’s College and the Canberra Boys Grammar School Campuses, see table below for details.

Bus No. Schools previously scheduled New schedule
(Text in red denotes changes)
29 (AM) Campbell High School (8:20)
Telopea Park School (8:30)
Canberra Boys Grammar Jnr (8:39)
Canberra Boys Grammar Snr (8:41)
Narrabundah College (8:50)
St Benedict’s Primary (8:55)
Campbell High School (8:20)
Telopea Park School (8:30)
St Edmund’s College (8:38)
St Clare’s College (8:38)

Narrabundah College (8:45)
St Benedict’s Primary (8:50)
30 (AM) Canberra Girls Grammar Jnr (8:30)
Canberra Girls Grammar Snr (8:35)
St Edmund’s College (8:52)
St Clare’s College (8:52)
Canberra Girls Grammar Jnr (8:30)
Canberra Girls Grammar Snr (8:35)
Canberra Boys Grammar Jnr (8:39)
Canberra Boys Grammar Snr (8:41)
61 (AM) Gungahlin College (8:10)
Burgmann Anglican Valley Campus (8:14)
John Paul College (8:23)
Gold Creek High School (8:25)
Gold Creek Primary School (8:27)
Ngunnawal Primary School (8:32)
Gungahlin College (8:20)
Burgmann Anglican Valley Campus (8:24)
John Paul College (8:33)
Gold Creek High School (8:35)
Gold Creek Junior School (8:37)
Ngunnawal Primary School (8:42)
Amaroo Primary School (8:52)
61 (PM) Gold Creek Primary School (3:00)
Gold Creek Senior School (3:05)
Ngunnawal Primary (3:10)
Gungahlin College (3:17)
Burgmann Anglican Valley Campus (3:22)
Radford College (3:50)
Gold Creek Primary School (3:00)
Gold Creek Senior School (3:05)
Gungahlin College (3:15)
Burgmann Anglican Valley Campus (3:20)
Radford College (3:50)
96 (AM) Burgmann Anglican Forde Campus (8:20)
Amaroo Primary School (8:30)
Mother Teresa Primary (8:40)
Harrison School (8:43)
Burgmann Anglican Forde Campus (8:25)
Mother Teresa Primary (8:40)
Harrison School (8:43)
96 (PM) Amaroo Primary School (3:10)
Burgmann Anglican Forde Campus (3:20)
Mother Teresa Primary (3:27)
Harrison School (3:28)
Ngunnawal Primary (3:05)
Amaroo Primary School (3:10)
Burgmann Anglican Forde Campus (3:20)
Mother Teresa Primary (3:27)
Harrison School (3:28)


If you have any questions about these changes to our service please call contact our school services on (02) 6299 3722 (Option 1)

 

There will be a disruption to our 830 route services on the 29th of September from 3:00pm until 4:20pm due to road closures on Kings Avenue.
Kings Avenue will be closed between Macquarie St and Parkes Way during this time and services between Queanbeyan to Civic will be affected.

The following services will need to diverted away from Kings Avenue and Constitution Avenue:

Service number Departing from Going to Departure time
830 Civic Interchange Queanbeyan Interchange 3:15pm
830 Queanbeyan Interchange Civic Interchange 3:15pm
830 Civic Interchange Queanbeyan Interchange 4:03pm
830 Queanbeyan Interchange Civic Interchange 4:15pm

 
We apologise for any inconvenience that this disruption may cause and appreciate your patience with these delays.

Qcity Transit would like to advise passengers that revised timetables start Sunday 1 October.

  • No changes to routes
  • Minor timing changes to some services
  • Additional wheelchair accessible services on most routes

Copies of timetables are now available from drivers.

As of 9 October 2017 school bus #22 will commence services 5 minutes earlier, departing Fernleigh Park at 7:20am.  This service will arrive at the Beltana St bus stop in Googong at approximately 7:35am before going to the Queanbeyan Interchange as per the schedule below.

Morning Pick up / drop off Location Time
Fernleigh Dr Turnaround 7:20 am
Swan Dr Turnaround 7:25 am
Cavanagh Rd Turnaround 7:29 am
Beltana Avenue 7:35 am
Tempe Cres Turnaround 7:41 am
Wickerslack Ln Turnaround 7:46 am
Queanbeyan Interchange (Arrive) 8:02 am


These changes, as identified in the schedule above, will ensure the arrival time at the Queanbeyan Interchange is met in a more timely manner to allow students to connect with other school services due to depart the interchange from 8:05am.

If you require further information please do not hesitate to contact our STSS team on 6299 3722.

Parents/care givers and students please be advised that as of the 24th August 2017 there will be a temporary relocation of our Thoroughbred Park Interchange. This is as a result of the Canberra Metro construction works for the light rail.

Please note that the following Qcity School Buses will now interchange in the mornings within EPIC until further notice:

27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 61, 96

There is no change to the interchange in the afternoon at Watson.

If you require further information please do not hesitate to contact our SSTS team on 6299 3722.

Parents/care givers and students please be advised that as of Friday, 1 September 2017 the school service #25 will be amended to pick-up students at the Beltana St bus stop in Googong before going to Queanbeyan High School as per the schedule below.

Morning Pick up / drop off Location Time
Beltana Avenue 8:16 am
Googong Anglican School 8:18 am
Karabar High School 8:30 am
Queanbeyan South PS 8:31 am
Queanbeyan High School 8:36 am
St Gregory’s Infant School 8:40 am
Queanbeyan PS 8:42 am
St Gregory’s PS (Molonglo St) 8:50 am

 

Afternoon Pick up / drop off Location Time
St Gregory’s PS (Molonglo St) 3:05 pm
Queanbeyan PS 3:14 pm
St Gregory’s Infant School 3:16 pm
Karabar High School 3:20 pm
Queanbeyan South PS 3:21 pm
Queanbeyan High School 3:28 pm
Beltana Avenue 3:40 pm
Googong Anglican School 3:42 pm 


If you require further information please do not hesitate to contact our SSTS team on 6299 3722.

Parents/care givers and students please be advised that Qcity Transit has included Turner Primary School into the existing school service 27 schedule coming from Thoroughbred Park in the morning and the existing school service 34 schedule going to Watson Interchange in the afternoon. 

Commencing from Tuesday, August 01 this service will be operating through Turner Primary School at the times depicted below.
 

School Bus 27 AM services

Turner Primary School         8:32am

 

PM school service number 34

Turner Primary School         3:05pm


If you require further information please do not hesitate to contact our SSTS team on 6299 3722.

Parents/care givers and students please be advised of the following change to school services that operate to Jerrabomberra Public School. 

Commencing from Monday, July 31, School service 38 will no longer service the Bus stop on Limestone Ave, From the beginning of this school year no students have used this service from this stop, This change will improve the running times of this service.

If you require further information please do not hesitate to contact our SSTS team on 6299 3722.

Parents/care givers and students please be advised of the following change to the school bus service from Yass and Murrumbateman to several Canberra schools commencing Thursday 1st June 2017.

Students who currently catch school bus 80 Emu from Yass, Barton Hwy and Murrumbateman in the morning and afternoon and transfer to 87 Possum from Hall will now be able to catch school bus 97 Kookaburra.

School bus 97 will operate both morning and afternoon and travel direct to the schools listed below. Bus 97 will not service Hall Interchange in the mornings or afternoons.

This proposal will operate as a trial service and is subject to scheduling variations as needs require.

 

*All existing services will continue to operate as normal, including the Possum and Emu school services.

*Bus 97 will not service Hall Interchange in the mornings or afternoons.

*Bus 97 will not service Marist College in the mornings.

 

School Bus 97 AM services

Origin Pickup AM Destination
Yass Depot (Rossi St) 6:55 AM Canberra Grammar campuses and St Edmunds College
Yass Interchange 6:58 AM Canberra Grammar campuses and St Edmunds College
Murrumbateman Village 7:15 AM Canberra Grammar campuses and St Edmunds College
Merryville Dr & Suffolk Pl 7:29 AM Canberra Grammar campuses and St Edmunds College
Barton Hwy / Braidwood Ln 7:45 AM Canberra Grammar campuses and St Edmunds College

 

School Bus 97 AM services

Origin Pickup AM Destination
Marist College 3:15 PM Barton Hwy, Murrumbateman & Yass
Grammar Girls Jnr 3:34 PM Barton Hwy, Murrumbateman & Yass
Grammar Girls Snr 3:35 PM Barton Hwy, Murrumbateman & Yass
Grammar Boys Jnr 3:38 PM Barton Hwy, Murrumbateman & Yass
Grammar Boys Snr 3:40 PM Barton Hwy, Murrumbateman & Yass
St Edmunds College 3:47 PM Barton Hwy, Murrumbateman & Yass


If you require further information please do not hesitate to contact our SSTS team on 6299 3722.

Parents/care givers and students please be advised of the following change to the #97 (Kookaburra) bus service commencing Monday, 17 July 2017.

The #97 (Kookaburra) bus service is still operating as a trial service and will remain as such until the end of the school year, however, there has been a timing change on the departure times for this service from the Yass Interchange.

Please note that there have not been any changes to the route for this service at this stage.

Origin Pickup AM Destination
Yass Depot (Rossi St) 7:05 AM Canberra Grammar School campuses, St Edmund’s and St Clare’s Colleges
Yass Interchange 7:08 AM Canberra Grammar School campuses, St Edmund’s and St Clare’s Colleges
Murrumbateman Village 7:20 AM Canberra Grammar School campuses, St Edmund’s and St Clare’s Colleges
Murrumbateman Winery 7:30 AM Canberra Grammar School campuses, St Edmund’s and St Clare’s Colleges
Barton Hwy before Briarwood Lane 7:40 AM Canberra Grammar School campuses, St Edmund’s and St Clare’s Colleges

 

Please also note: There are no proposed changes to the afternoon service. 

If you require further information please do not hesitate to contact our SSTS team on 6299 3722.

Parents/care givers and students please be advised of the following changes to school bus services from Adastra bus stop commencing Monday 1st May 2017.

Due to changes involving the servicing of Valencia Estate there will be changes in bus pickup times. The School bus runs 83, 89 and 77 are affected by this change. Please see changes below.

 

AM Dingo School Bus 89

7:13am      Depart Adastra truck stop

7:19am      Depart Barton Highway and Valencia Dr

7:24am      Depart Jiparu turnaround

Continue normal route in Murrumbateman

 

PM Crocodile School Bus 77

3:55pm     Depart Hall Interchange

4:30pm     Arrive Barton Highway and Valencia Dr

4:35pm     Arrive Jiparu turnaround

5:10pm     Arrive Barton Highway and Valencia Dr

5:15pm     Arrive Jiparu turnaround 

 

PM Koala School Bus 83

4:35pm      Depart Hall Interchange

4:55pm      Arrive McIntosh Circuit (interchange to Crocodile for Valencia Estate)

If you require further information please do not hesitate to contact our SSTS team on 6299 3722.

Parents, care givers and students please be advised of the following changes to school bus services from Daramalan College, Emmaus Christian College, St Edmunds College and Merici College commencing Monday 15 May 2017.

School/s Name Existing Run Change to run
Daramalan College /
Emmaus Christian College
AM 23 Queanbeyan Interchange to Daramalan College and Emmaus Christian College morning school
bus 23 will become school bus 13, and there will be no change to the current timetable.
St Edmunds College AM 12 Jerrabomberra area to St Edmunds College morning school bus 12 will become school bus 23,
and there will be no change to the current timetable.
Merici College AM 13 Queanbeyan Interchange to Merici College morning school bus 13 will become school bus 12,
and there will be no change to the current timetable.


If you require further information please do not hesitate to contact our SSTS team on 6299 3722.

Parents/care givers and students please be advised of the following change to school bus services from Lyneham High School run 79 commencing Monday 1st May 2017.

School run 79 will be replaced by new school run 77 and will depart from Lyneham High School at 3.18pm instead of the current time for run 79 of 3.38pm.

If you require further information please do not hesitate to contact our SSTS team on 6299 3722.

Students traveling on our Qcity Transit and Transborder Express buses to and from school should now have their bus passes. As of Monday 27th March, our bus drivers will be asking to see a 2017 pass or proof of School Student Transport Scheme (SSTS) entitlement on boarding the bus. If you require a pass please don't hesitate to call us on 6299 3722!