Buses

Suncoast Christian College operates a fleet of air-conditioned buses dedicated for Suncoast students. With routes linking a wide range of Sunshine Coast suburbs – all students are dropped off and picked up within the College grounds.

Arrival & Departure Times

Buses arrive at 8:20 am and depart at 3:05 pm.

Not sure the bus is worth the cost?

There is no doubt that transporting your children to school can be challenging – with escalating motoring costs, increased traffic congestion and time-pressures affecting many parents. So to assist parents, Suncoast Christian College has completed a comparative cost analysis of car and College bus transport, and we trust this may help to demonstrate the true costs of these two alternate travel methods.

Download the Car vs College Bus – Fact Sheet

Bus Buddies

Suncoast Prep children are escorted “bus-class-bus” each day by their “Bus Buddy” – who is either an older sibling or Suncoast student assigned by our Head of Junior Primary to care for them while in transit.

College Transport Department

For all enquiries please contact:

Andy James
Transport Manager
T:  5451 3600
M: 0412 037 915
E: transportmanager@suncoastcc.qld.edu.au

View our Routes & Stops

These handy Bus Route Google Maps can assist in planning your trip. Please note, these are updated yearly. Please contact the Transport department for the most recent update.

Bus Zones

Our bus zones extend from Caloundra and Mooloolah Valley (south) to Cooroy (north) and east to Maroochydore and Coolum, and west to Mapleton.

ZONE 1ZONE 2ZONE 3
ChevallumAuraCooroy
DiddillibahBli BliEumundi
EudloBrightwaterFlaxton
Forest GlenBuderimMapleton
HighworthCaloundraMontville
Ilkley (East)Chancellor ParkPelican Waters
Kunda ParkCoolum BeachPeregian Springs
NambourCurrimundi
PalmwoodsGlenview
WoombyeKawana
Kureelpa
Maroochydore
Mooloolaba
Mooloolah
Mudjimba
Pelican Waters
Tanawha
Yandina

Bus Fares

Bus Fares are charged per term and are added to the College fee account, excluding casual use. Fares vary according to the Zone and the number of children travelling.

Full time and part-time fees represent a considerable saving, versus the single journey cost.  Fees are calculated across a 9-week term with a bonus extra free week in 10-week terms.

 Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3 
StudentPart timeFull timePart timeFull timePart timeFull time
1 Student$168$265$265$418$306$490
2 Students$293$436$420$606$494$733
3 Students (or more)$404$584$537$754$632$882
Casual Use*(one way trip per student)$6.00$8.00$9.00

Bus Travel Management System – RollCall

The College uses RollCall, a tracking system providing parents with visibility of child movements on buses to and from school. RollCall as an APP available to download on your smart device. All bus users are registered on RollCall and by using the College bus service you are agreeing to the compulsory requirement that RollCall will be used to manage your student’s bus travel.

If you experience issues with RollCall please contact our Transport Manager for assistance on 5451 3600 or via email.

Conditions

The College operates a bus service for currently enrolled students.  Whilst the suburb may be indicated above, these are for zone purposes only and may not be serviceable by the College buses.  Absences or missed trips from morning (AM), afternoon (PM) or alternate week travel cannot be transferred to different times.

* Full-time and part-time students have seating priority over casual users.  Casual travel may require confirmation with the Transport Manager.  Any travel outside of the booking will be charged at the casual rate for the zone travelled.

To ensure availability of seats, please contact the College Transport Manager to verify availability (transportmanager@suncoastcc.qld.edu.au) or 5451 3600.

Bus Travel To and From College Conditions of Use

Casual Bus Usage

Casual Tickets* must be pre-purchased via FlexiSchools and the student added to the Bus Roll using RollCall.

Due to administration costs, casual bus travel must be pre-purchased via FlexiSchools and cannot be charged to College Fees.

Students are permitted to use bus travel on a casual basis providing there are seats available on the bus. 

FEES SUBJECT TO CHANGE /. E & OE *Casual use – Due to administration costs, casual bus travel must be pre-purchased via FlexiSchools and cannot be charged to College Fees. Prices quoted are per term. Prices are GST inclusive.


Transport Info Sheets

College Bus Fares 2022

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Bus Transport Application Form 2022

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RollCall App Instructions

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College Bus Service - Conditions of Use

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Car vs Bus Information

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  • "I love that my child is partnered with an older student as a Bus Buddy, giving both my child and I a feeling of security."

    Suncoast Parent