School Bus Passes for term 25th October to 22nd December 2021

School Bus passes for the 25th October to 22nd December 2021 term will be on sale from Monday 25th October until Friday 5th November 2021 (excluding weekends) between 9.30am and 2.30pm. Please note the 2 week selling window.

Bus passes can be purchased by telephoning 01397 700 700 (Extension 4). We can take payment via Debit or Credit card. Please have your payment card, pupil’s name and home and school information ready. We expect a high volume of calls so please have understanding of this and patience.

All bus passes purchased will be sent to the relevant school the next working day to be picked up by the pupil as advised during the call.

This term we will offer two week’s grace. From week 3 of the term please ensure that your child has the relevant fare to pay the driver if they do not hold a valid bus pass (pre-paid or entitled).

If you are unable to pay by Debit or Credit card please email info@shielbuses.co.uk to make an alternative arrangement.

Caol - LHS = £38.00

Town/Inverlochy/Claggan/Corpach - LHS = £45.00

Upper Achintore/Plantation/Seafield Gardens - LHS = £54.00

Fort William - Kinlochleven HS = £100.00

Fort William - Ardnamurchan HS = £152.00

Onich/North Ballachulish - LHS = £85.00

Plantation – Lundavra PS = £38.00

Corpach - Banavie PS = £38.00

Corpach - Caol PS/St Columba’s = £38.00

Caol - Banavie PS = £38.00

Corpach – Inverlochy = £45.00

Caol – Lundavra Primary = £54.00

First replacement Bus Pass costs £5.00 thereafter, full price.

Please remember that all passengers and school pupils are expected to wear a face covering on public transport and school buses unless exempt. This is mandatory in Scotland until further notice.

Pupils from outlying areas who are entitled to free transport will not receive a physical bus pass from the Highland Council this year. This excludes entitled pupils from Upper Achintore who were given their yearly passes in August 2021.

For further information, please use the Contact Us form on our website or email info@shielbuses.co.uk

Information on Free Travel for Under 22s (from 31st January 2022) which you will soon need to apply for - Young Persons' Free Bus Travel Scheme (transport.gov.scot)

Many thanks.