2024 Bus Information

Important information for bus users.

To get the latest information on fares and timetable go to the Otago Regional Council website.

Fares are cheaper with a Bee Card, when you load your child concession.

You can pay on the bus, but with CASH only.

Do you plan on catching the bus to school next term?

It's a good idea to look at the bus timetables in advance and plan your route. For up to the minute alerts on bus disruptions on specific routes on your mobile, download the Transit app or go to the ORC public transport web page "Notification and Alerts"

If you haven't caught a bus before, check out this information on the Otago Regional Council website.



Written parental consent is needed for the use of a car, motorbike or scooter.

  Sandymount, Waverley, Andersons Bay
  Go Bus:  474 6650
  Tickets available from the school office. $20.00 for 10 trips $2.00 single trip.
To Queen's  
7:45 Arrives Ridge Rd
7:50 Departs Ridge Rd to Pukehiki Hall opposite Camp Rd
8:00 Departs Pukehiki Hall to Karetai Rd
8:05 Departs Karetai Rd to Barton Hill (house rapid 602)
8:10 Departs Barton Hill via Highcliff Rd,  pulling over on left side opposite 
  Harbour View, via McKerrow St, Larnach Rd
8:15 Arrives Grants Braes School via Larnach Rd, Marne St, Bayfield Rd, Tainui Rd 
  Marlow St
8:20 Arrives Tahuna Intermediate School via, Victoria Rd, Forbury Rd, Bay View Rd
8:30 Arrives Queen's High School on Bayview Rd outside PAC
From Queen's  
3:15 Departs Queen's High School from Bayview Rd outside PAC via Moreau St, 
  Victoria Rd
Times vary for these  Arrives Tahuna Intermediate School via Tainui Rd, Musselburgh Rise
arrivals and drop offs Arrives Bayfield High School via Somerville St, Marne St, Larnach Rd
  Arrives Grants Bray School via Larnach Rd, Highcliff Rd
  1st drop off just past Harbour View Estate
  2nd drop off opposite Barton Hill, (house rapid 602)
  3rd drop off opposite Karetai Rd
  4th drop off Camp Rd
  Hill Suburbs
  King's High School chartered bus through Ritchies
  Tickets avaliable from King's High School office.  $35.00 for 10 trips. 
To Queen's   
7:45 Departs Cnr Wakari Rd & Helensburgh Rd via Balmacewen Rd, Highgate, Stuart St, 
  Taieri Rd, Three Mile Hill Rd
Approx 8:00 Dalziel Rd via Brockville Rd, Kaikorai Valley Rd, 
Approx 8:15 Barr St via Elgin Rd, Mailer St, McNee St, Haig St
Approx 8:20 Glen Rd via South Rd, David St, Forbury Rd, Bayview Rd
8:30 Arrives Queen's High School on Bayview Rd outside King's High School
From Queen's  
3:10 Departs outside the Technology Suite at King's High School, Bayview Road.
  Bradshaw St, Burns St, South Rd, Glen Rd, Glenpark Ave, Mailer St, Elgin Rd, Barr St 
  Kaikorai Valley Rd, Brockville Rd, Dalziel Rd, Three Mile Hill Rd, Taieri Rd, Stuart St
  Highgate, Balmacewen Rd, Helensburgh Rd 
Finishes Wakari Rd
The Otago Regional Council have provided High Schools in Dunedin with the following details to assist students travelling to and from school each day.
Catching the public network bus to school is different from catching a dedicated school service, so parents/caregivers and students need to be aware of the changes to help account for longer journey times. Gaining an understanding of the new routes and transfers will be vital to ensuring a smooth journey for all students.  
To assist families to navigate their journey go to: www.orc.govt.nz/OrbusDN or call 24/7 0800 ORBUSDN (0800 672 8736).
The cost per trip is $1.20 for 5 to 18 year olds (this includes getting on and off buses for the same journey).
Recently announced were route extensions in its Dunedin public transport network to support school students travelling via Green Island to Kaikorai Valley College, King’s and Queen’s High Schools. There is also an extra morning bus service for students in Waitati and Warrington. Departing from outside Warrington School on Ferguson Street at 7.35am and runs via Evansdale and Waitati, arriving at the bus hub at 8.10am.
Route 40C – servicing King’s, Queen’s and Bathgate Park schools – will offer a Green Island connection. The morning service will depart Green Island at 8:00am, and the afternoon will depart from Bathgate Park School at 3:15 pm. Green Island will be a key transfer point for students travelling on these services.
Some key details to be aware of:
Students require a Bee Card or CASH to pay for fares on buses.
Students need to be aware that if they register a Bee Card ensure it is a youth (5 to 18 year old) concession making the fare cheaper. Students do not get a discount by displaying their ID.
A Bee Card can be purchased and topped up at a number of locations including ORC, DCC centres and libraries.
To learn more about the Bee Card system and FAQs, please go to the following link: www.orc.govt.nz/public-transport/bee-card-the-smart-bus-card/faqs

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