Bus Services

Students have the option of catching either a Charter bus, Ventura school bus or a Cranbourne Transit bus. The College is well serviced with buses that travel to Frankston Station, providing a link to surrounding areas. Buses conveniently drop off and pick up students from inside the College grounds, at their designated bays. This transport system gives parents peace of mind and offers children a safe and easy way to jump on their correct bus home. 

Ventura and Cranbourne Transit Buses 

Cranbourne, Langwarrin, Karingal, Carrum Downs, Frankston, Frankston Station, Pearcedale and Baxter. 

Buses from Ventura and Cranbourne Transit are available for students to Frankston and surrounding areas. To view current timetables and routes contact the bus lines direct via the below details:  

Cranbourne Transport 

P 5996 7333 W cranbournetransit.com.au/john-paul-college


P 9786 7088 W venturabus.com.au

Buses that run through Ventura and Cranbourne Transit are provided by Public Transport Victoria and operate on a user pay system. Ticketing information and frequent travel package options are available for purchase at the Frankston Train Station. 

Please contact the relevant bus line for the most up to date information.

Charter Buses 

 Applications for our chartered school buses for 2020 are closed. If you are interested in applying for a place please contact Main Reception on 9784 0200. 

Carrum Downs, Skye, Chelsea, Seaford, Patterson Lakes and Sandhurst.

John Paul College provides subsidised private buses for students living in these areas. These buses are not part of the Public Transport Victoria system and will only be carrying John Paul College students. In order to be considered for these buses, parents must apply online in order to secure places on these buses for the following year.

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Bus Fees

Carrum Downs - Cost per annum per student $750

Chelsea / Patterson Lakes - Cost per annum per student $750

Places on the buses are subject to transport regulations. Should demand exceed bus capacity a waiting list will be created. As places are limited, casual use of the bus service is not available.

Further Information

Please check with the relevant bus line for the most up to date information.

Bus Conditions of Use