School Transport Applications for the School Year 2022/23 now open
Applications for the new school year are now being accepted. The closing date is Friday, 29 April. Please visit here for more information.
All School Transport is now operating at full capacity. It is advised that students should wear face masks on board. The use of on board hand sanitiser and assigned seating remain in force.
COVID-19 Notice for School Transport Users and Operators
To ensure a timely response to your query, we are asking all customers and operators to contact your local School Transport office by email, until further notice.
The contact details are:
|County of School||School Transport Office||Email address|
|Laois, Longford, Offaly,
|Bus Éireann Athlone School Transport Officefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mayo||Bus Éireann Ballina School Transport Officeemail@example.com|
|Cork||Bus Éireann Cork School Transport Officefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dublin, Kildare, Meath, Wicklow||Bus Éireann Dublin School Transport Officeemail@example.com|
|Cavan, Louth, Monaghan||Bus Éireann Dundalk School Transport Officefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Galway||Bus Éireann Galway School Transport Officeemail@example.com|
|Clare, Limerick, Tipperary (North)||Bus Éireann Limerick School Transport Officefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Leitrim, Sligo||Bus Éireann Sligo School Transport Officeemail@example.com|
|Donegal||Bus Éireann Stranorlar School Transportfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Kerry||Bus Éireann Tralee School Transport Officeemail@example.com|
|Carlow, Kilkenny, Tipperary (South),
|Bus Éireann Waterford School Transport Officefirstname.lastname@example.org|
The School Transport Scheme supports transport to and from school for children who reside remote from their nearest school. The scheme is operated by Bus Éireann on behalf of the Department of Education.
Applications for the School Year 2020/21 must be made by the last Friday in April.
Only new pupils need apply, for example pupils starting Primary school or moving to Post Primary School, or those who are changing home address or school.
Applications for pupils with special educational needs arising from a diagnosed disability should be made through The National Council for Special Education.
Details of all existing pupils who currently hold tickets are already recorded and the email address provided in the registration process previously is used to communicate with families in July when it is time to pay the school transport charges for the new school year.
Payment for school transport tickets may be made online between late June and the last Friday in July. Details of the closing date will be published soon.