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School bus services are a safe and reliable way for students to travel. CDC NSW operates a range of regular route and dedicated school bus services to serve students every school day.

School Students Tap into Opal

From 2016 School bus passes will be replaced with a School Opal card. Current eligible students will receive their new school OPAL card from their school at the start of the 2016 school year. 

How do I apply for an Opal Bus pass?

New applicants need to apply online at www.transportnsw.info/school-students

A student needs to complete a new school OPAL pass application if they:

  • Are applying for the first time
  • have changed residential address
  • have changed schools
  • move from Year 2 to Year 3
  • move from Year 6 to Year 7

For further information and customer service please contact TfNSW: 1800 227 774

How do I know if a student is eligible for a School OPAL pass?

To be eligible for subsidised travel under the School Student Transport Scheme (SSTS) students should:

  • Be 4 years 6 months of age or older.
  • Be an infant student i.e. attending kindergarten, year 1 and 2 classes, irrespective of the distance from home to school.
  • Be a primary student (year 3-6), and reside more than 1.6 kilometers (radial distance) from the school attended measured on a radius from the center of the school site, or 2.3 kilometers or more by the most direct practicable walking route to the nearest point of physical entry to the school.
  • Be a secondary student (year 7-12), and reside more than 2.0 kilometers (radial distance) from the school attended, measured on a radius from the center of the school site, or 2.9 kilometers or more by the most direct practicable walking route to the nearest point of physical entry to the school.
  • Be enrolled at a registered school.

For further information and customer service please contact TfNSW: 1800 227 774

What if my school OPAL Pass is lost or stolen?

For further information and customer service please contact TfNSW: 1800 227 774

Can I purchase a school OPAL Pass if not eligible for a free pass?

For further information and customer service please contact TfNSW: 1800 227 774

Need some assistance?

For further information and customer service please contact TfNSW: 1800 227 774