Department of State GrowthTransport

Student Travel

2018 information

Student Bus Fares

Students who travel on a bus service may be eligible for student concession fares. Further information relating to child and student fares, discounted student fare ticketing, special circumstance bus passes and more, is available on the Student Bus Fares page.

In certain circumstances students may be eligible to travel for free to and from school. For more information on free travel, or to apply, see below.

Free Travel

Free travel is available to students who meet the eligibility criteria. If you would like to see if you are eligible please refer to the guidelines or you can find more information on the Free travel bus pass page.

New or renewal student bus pass for free travel

You can apply for, or renew an expired Student bus pass for free travel by completing an online application or download a copy of the New or renewal student bus pass for free travel application form and guidelines (PDF, 105.22 KB).

Green Card

Apply for a new or renew
a Student bus pass for free travel online

Replacement student buss pass for free travel

If a Student bus pass for free travel has been lost, damaged or stolen, you can apply for a replacement card by completing an online application or download a copy of the Replacement student bus pass for free travel application form %asset_summary_111448

Green Card

Apply for a Replacement student bus pass
for free travel online

Please note: A fee of $11.00 applies for a replacement Student bus pass for free travel.

If submitting an application online, the fee can be paid by Visa or Mastercard.

Students who travel on Metro and/or Tassielink only, must apply directly to Metro Tasmania for a replacement student Greencard.

Find out more about replacing a lost/stolen or damaged card on the Free travel bus pass page.

Special Circumstance

A Special circumstance adult student bus pass allows adult senior secondary students who study full time to travel at the child student fare if they meet the eligibility criteria. In some cases adult students may be eligible for free travel.

More information can be found on the Special circumstance bus pass page.

To apply for a Special Circumstance student bus pass you, or your education provider, will need to download and complete the Special circumstance adult student bus pass application form and guidelines (PDF, 117.4 KB)

Conveyance Allowance

Conveyance Allowance is a payment made to eligible families to help with part of the cost to transport their child from home, to the school or bus stop, by private car. Conveyance Allowance may also be claimed to help with the cost of air travel from the Bass Strait Islands to a school or college on mainland Tasmania or Australia.

For more information on Conveyance Allowance for car travel please refer to Conveyance Allowance car travel information or to apply, please download and complete the Conveyance Allowance car travel information and application form for school year 2017.

For more information on Conveyance Allowance for air travel please refer to Conveyance Allowance air travel information or to apply, please download and complete the Conveyance allowance air travel information and application form for school year 2017.

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