Bus Service

Downlands College operates a free bus service for students within Toowoomba city, Blue Mountain Heights and Highfields. 

 

Bus Route overview maps have been developed to help families identify the bus route closest to your residence. Scroll down to find detailed Bus Route maps and timetable information. 

Click to view all Downlands Bus Routes

 

Questions or feedback about College bus services should be emailed to buses@downlands.qld.edu.au

 

At the beginning of every year, bus routes are re-examined and adjusted to reflect student needs. Some changes to these routes may occur during the year. Please note: Students are expected to be at the bus stop 5 minutes before pick-up time.

CLICK to view the College CODE OF CONDUCT and the Queensland Government Code of Conduct for School Students Travelling on Buses - both documents apply to student usage of school buses. Click here for a more detailed Queensland Government Code of Conduct handbook

Robertsons Coaches

Downlands has contracted Robertsons Coaches to operate the College bus service within Toowoomba city limits. Current bus routes will be unchanged. Each bus route map contains detailed AM and PM maps and timetables. 

Downlands Bus 1 (Mt Lofty/Rangeville/Harristown)

Downlands Bus 2 (East Toowoomba/Middle Ridge)

Downlands Bus 3 (South Toowoomba/Harristown/Mort Estate)

Downlands Bus 4 (Wilsonton/Newtown/North Twba) 

Toowoomba route maps:

Downlands Bus

The Downlands College bus caters for the many Downlands families who live in Blue Mountain Heights, Highfields and Cabarlah.

Highfields Route 

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

A list of FAQ will be developed from questions received.

HOW DOES MY CHILD CATCH THE BUS?

  • Use the maps to locate the nearest bus stop
  • Wear your College uniform
  • Get there five minutes early
  • Stand where the driver can see you
  • Raise your arm to indicate to the driver you want to board the bus (hail)
  • Greet the driver

STUDENT TRAVEL REBATES

Parents/carers with students who use other bus services may be able to access student travel rebates. Student travel rebate applications are only open in May for Semester 1 and October for Semester 2. Please visit the School Transport website first to check if you are eligible: www.SchoolTransport.com.au