Invercargill Pasenger Transport provides dedicated School Buses to and from School.
Fares are very reasonable and can be accessed at a concession through the “Go Card” available from the Invercargill City Council.
Click HERE to access maps of routes.
Country Buses are funded through the Ministry of Education and are available at no cost to students living in country areas where their closest High School is in Invercargill. Maps of the routes for the different rural areas are listed below.
The Ministry of Education “Fact Sheets” list rules regarding eligibilty for bus transport and conveyance allowances may be accessed HERE
It should be noted that these may sometimes be slightly varied to cater for the needs of students in the local area. These variances are negotiated between the Service Contractor, the Schools and the Ministry of Education and are not necessarily indicated on the Core Route maps.
Most of our country buses serve all Invercargill Secondary Schools. Eastern routes meet at Onslow Street near Verdon College and students change to their appropriate school Feeder Bus whilst Northern and Western routes converge to a changeover point in Queens Drive adjacent to James Hargest Junior Campus
Bluff: This is a dedicated Southland Girls’ High bus
Otatara: This is a dedicated Southland Girls’ High bus
Winton: Students pay on this bus to travel from Winton to the Queens Drive changeover point
Fairfax: Students pay on this bus to travel from Fairfax to the Queens Drive changeover point
Parents of students or prospective students are invited to call Southland Girls’ High School at 032116030 if they have questions regarding bus transport.
The Contractor for all Country Buses is McDermott’s Coachlines who also may be contacted for details of specific bus runs.
|Gorge Rd||Ryal Bush East|
|Isla Bank||Ryal Bush West|
|Mabel Bush||Spar Bush / Wallacetown|
|Morton Mains (Wyndham)||Tisbury|
|New River Ferry||West Plains|