Using Adelaide Metro services to get to and from school helps kids build their independence and gives parents and carers flexibility, too.
Lots of schools have partnered with Adelaide Metro to set up dedicated school bus services. Only students, teachers and parents or carers accompanying a student to the school are allowed to travel on these buses. Either speak with your school for details, or search by school name on our timetables page to find out what services may be available. Please note that any school buses run by private companies won’t show up on our website.
If there are no dedicated buses for your school, the journey planner on our home page can help you work out the best way to get to where you need to go.
Plan ahead to make your public transport experience safe and simple. We suggest parents and care givers work together with kids to:
Doing few practice runs together is a great way to build everyone’s confidence and to make sure the systems you’ve put in place work for you.
You can also learn more about:
Supervise younger children on the way to the stop, station or interchange, and hold hands when crossing the road. Remind children to:
At the end of the journey, make sure the child knows where to walk or wait, and who will be meeting them. Wait on the same side of the road or platform that they will leave the service, then cross the road or track safely together.
It can also be a good idea to: