Free School Travel

To select Alpine Charters please choose OKF Holdings under Bus Operator.

Please note that references to Opal Card do not apply to Rural and Regional areas. 

Currently Alpine Charters do not issue School Bus Passes.

School Student Transport Scheme (SSTS) is a scheme administered by Transport for NSW in conjunction with schools and transport companies to enable eligible students to travel to and from school at no cost to the parents or guardians.

How do I know if my child is eligible?

Please see click HERE for TfNSW information. 

Briefly if the student is a resident of NSW, or an overseas student eligible for free government education and their the distance from a students home to school is:

Kindergarten to Year 2 - No minimum walking distance criteria applies to these students.

Primary school students from Years 3 to 6 - The straight line distance from their home address to school is more than 1.6 km (1 mile) or the walking distance from home to school is 2.3 km or further.

Secondary school students from Years 7 to 12 - The straight line distance from their home address to school is more than 2 km (1.24 miles), or the walking distance from home to school is 2.9 km or further.

 

 

 

 

 

 

What if my application is unsuccessful?

Please see click HERE for TfNSW information. 

Briefly students who are not eligible for a free school travel pass can:

How to request a review

Once you have completed your initial SSTS application you will receive confirmation of whether your application has been successful. If your application was unsuccessful and you feel that one of the special circumstances apply to you, you can request a review by clicking on the ‘Request a review’ link in your application status screen. Alternatively, you can request a review via the SSTS website,using your application ID.

Transport for NSW assesses each application on its individual merits. It will take into account:

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Alpine Charters is an independent, owner operated company and not affiliated with any other transport company or business.