School Services

2019 School Service changes for Ballina & Lennox Head schools

Commencing 29/01/2019

To accommodate the opening of the new Ballina Coast High School and the new residential development at EPIQ Estate Lennox Head, school routes and times may have changed for your children’s travel to and from Ballina and Lennox Head Schools for 2019. The affected schools are: Ballina Coast High School, Ballina Public School, Emmanuel Anglican College, Holy Family Catholic Primary School, Lennox Head Public School, Richmond Christian College, Southern Cross Primary School (K-6), St Francis Xavier Primary School, and Xavier Catholic College.

In particular please note that through-routed services will not travel into Rainforest Way (pick up/set down will be Montwood Drive) or Beryl Place (pick up/set down will be Hutley Drive).

To find or check your school bus routes, please use our School Service Finder.

These changes have been made in conjunction with Transport for NSW.  Please contact Blanch’s Bus Company on 66862144 for any enquiries.

Starting School?

  1. Go to Transport for NSW and apply for a school pass for your student. You will need to select “B&E Blanch Pty Ltd” as the bus “Operator” on the second page of the form.
  2. Call Blanch’s on our timetable line of 6686-2144 or use our schools enquiry form to find out which bus is best suited for your child’s needs.
  3. Your bus pass will be delivered at the start of the school year to your school for collection by your child. During the school year new passes will be delivered by your bus driver so please ask your driver.
Apply For A Bus Pass

Please note: 

Most students residing in New South Wales are eligible to apply for free bus transport to and from school.

Such transport is provided only after presentation of an appropriate travel pass to the driver upon boarding the bus.

Use of Pass Issued to Eligible Students

School travel is only available between home and school for school attendance and is available on school days only.

Passes are not transferrable and must be shown on demand. Therefore all students are advised to carry their Travel Pass with them on all school days. Students must present their Pass to the driver upon boarding or to a driver or inspector when requested.

Tickets Available for Students not Eligible for NSW Passes

For those students not eligible for a Transport for a NSW Travel Pass (for example Primary School students who live less than 1.6km (radial distance) from the school or High School students who live less than 2km (radial distance) from the school ordinary sectional concession fares apply.

Changed Your Details?

If your student has changed their home address, the school they attend, or their name, then you will need to update your student’s details at the Transport for NSW website.

Update Your Details Now

Lost Your Pass?

Should a bus pass be LOST, STOLEN or DAMAGED a replacement pass is available from our office with payment of $12.00 (including GST).

Questions?

Our team knows how important it is to provide safe and reliable school transport for the children of our community. As such, we welcome your questions and feedback about any aspect of our school services.

Please feel free to contact our team with any questions you may have.

Schools Serviced By Blanch's Bus Company

Blanch’s provide a range of school bus services to the following government and non-government schools either directly or with connections to other operators. Click on any school name to make an enquiry of our schools team.

  • Alstonville High
  • Ballina Coast High
  • Ballina High
  • Ballina Public
  • Bangalow Public
  • Blue Hills Adventist School
  • Byron Bay High
  • Byron Bay Primary
  • Byron Community Primary
  • Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner
  • Emmanuel Anglican College
  • Fernleigh Primary
  • Holy Family Catholic Primary
  • Kadina High School
  • Lennox Head Primary
  • Mullumbimby Christian
  • Mullumbimby High
  • Mullumbimby Public
  • Newrybar Primary
  • Richmond Christian College
  • Richmond River High School
  • Seventh Day Adventist Primary
  • Shearwater Steiner
  • Southern Cross Distance Education Centre
  • Southern Cross K-12
  • St Carthage's Primary
  • St Finbarr's Convent
  • St Finbarr's School
  • St Francis Xavier Convent
  • St John’s College Woodlawn
  • St John's Convent Mullumbimby
  • Summerland Christian School
  • TAFE Ballina
  • TAFE Byron Campus
  • TAFE Lismore
  • TAFE Wollongbar
  • Teven Tintenbar Primary
  • Trinity Catholic College
  • Wollongbar Public
  • Xavier Catholic College
  • Alstonville High
  • Ballina High
  • Ballina Public
  • Bangalow Public
  • Byron Bay High
  • Byron Bay Primary
  • Byron Community Primary
  • Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner
  • Emmanuel Anglican College
  • Fernleigh Primary
  • Holy Family Catholic Primary
  • Lennox Head Primary
  • Mullumbimby Christian
  • Mullumbimby High
  • Mullumbimby Public
  • Newrybar Primary
  • Richmond Christian
  • Seventh Day Adventist Primary
  • Shearwater Steiner
  • Southern Cross K-12
  • St Carthages Primary
  • St Finbarrs Convent
  • St Francis Xavier Convent
  • St John’s College Woodlawn
  • Summerland Christian
  • Teven Tintenbar Primary
  • Trinity Catholic College
  • Xavier Catholic College

If the school of your choice is not listed above, Blanch’s may be able to provide the connection. Please click your school of choice above or fill out the form below to contact our schools team with your enquiry.

School Services Enquiries

Please use the following form to get in touch with the Blanch's schools team. Please provide your address, school of interest, and times of day so the Blanch's team will assist you find the best option(s) for your child. We would love to hear from you! (* required)

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