St John’s College now offers 4 chartered bus routes for students who live in the North, West, North-West and Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne.

This service offers you the flexibility and convenience of having your child/children transported to and from school from central locations, with the safety and security of a well established bus service provider:

  • West: St Albans, Keilor East, Niddrie, Essendon
  • North-West:  Airport West, Pascoe Vale, Coburg, Preston
  • North:  Epping Station, Thomastown and Reservoir Station
  • East:  Templestowe, Bulleen, Heidelberg Station

Bus Fees are invoiced yearly by our College Accountant and payment is required in full.

To book your child/children’s seat on a bus, please email at

Should you require further information regarding a bus service, please contact the College Reception on Tel: (03) 9480 5300.


St John’s College uses the application RollCall which brings together state-of-the-art travel smartcard technology (similar to Opal and Miki cards) with advanced GPS/telematics bus-tracking technology to give parents and schools full visibility of kids travelling on school buses.

  • Kids tap-on, tap-off the bus or a hand-held device
  • You know when and where your child is getting on/off
  • You know which bus your child is travelling on
  • You know where your child is getting off the bus
  • You receive email alerts if travels aren’t going to plan
  • The school knows what’s happening with your child
  • The bus company knows your child’s planned route

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