School Transport Provision 2017/2018

Business Eireann School Transport Provision 2017/2018

1. Who is eligible?

Children who reside at least 4.8 kilometres from and attending their nearest school are eligible for post primary school transport.

2. How do I apply?

Online to Bus Éireann at www.buseireann.ie.

3. When do I apply?

Applications should be submitted before the last Friday in April. Late applicants are not guaranteed a seat.

4. What is the charge?

The current annual charge is €350 per child with a family maximum of €650.

5. Can I spread the payment over the school year?

Payments may be made in two instalments in July and December.

6. Are some children exempt from paying?

Yes. Only eligible children i.e. children residing at least 4.8 kilometres from and attending their nearest school, who hold valid Medical Cards (GMS Scheme), do not pay. All other children must pay.

7. Where can I get more details on the scheme?

Full terms of the Post Primary School Transport Scheme are available at www.education.ie and www.buseireann.ie.

8. Where can I get further information?

From your local Bus Éireann School Transport Office.

To contact your local Bus Éireann School Transport Office by email please go to www.buseireann.ie.