School Free Travel

New South Wales Travel Passes

All applications for new School Student Bus Passes need to apply online through Transport NSW.

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Applications will no longer be accepted by Bus Operators or Drivers. If you require assistance with the application or change of address process please call Priors Bus Service on 44724040 or Transport Infoline on 131500.

Application for Travel by Eligible Students

Parents/Guardians must apply for a new travel pass in any of the following circumstances:

  • When the student has changed schools
  • When the student has changed residential address
  • When the student is moving from Year 6 to Year 7 at the same school or new school
  • When the student repeats a school year

Use of Pass Issued to Eligible Students

Free school travel is only available between home and school for school attendance and is available on school days only. Priors offers half fare travel to students with SSTS pass when traveling outside of school hours and school holidays.

Passes are not transferrable and must be shown on demand. Therefore all students are advised to carry their Travel Pass with them on all school days. Students must present their Pass to the driver upon boarding or to a driver or inspector when requested.

Term Passes are Available for Students not Eligible for NSW Passes

For those students not eligible for Transport for NSW Travel Passes (for example Primary School students who live less than 1.6km (radial distance) from the school or High School students who live less than 2km (radial distance) from the school), an application for a Term Pass maybe made by downloading here. Completed forms can be given to a bus driver or returned to Priors Bus Services at 2 Hughes St, Batemans Bay 2526.

Withdrawal of Travel Passes

Transport for NSW reserves the right to withdraw a Travel Pass if investigation shows the student to be ineligible. Following notification to the parent/guardian, any issued pass must be surrendered to the school Principal or Priors and subsidised travel will cease immediately.

Replacement Passes

Should a bus pass be LOST, STOLEN OR DAMAGED a replacement pass is available from the office of Priors, 2 Hughes St, Batemans Bay NSW 2536.