Carrum Downs campus is serviced by buses that travel along Ballarto Road, and by a charter bus service. Students who live in Carrum Downs can walk to school. A supervised crossing is available on Ballarto Road near the college entrance.

Charter Bus Service

Students at Carrum Downs campus can take advantage of bus services that run from Patterson Lakes, Cranbourne and Sandhurst. Please contact reception for details of the bus routes.

2020 Bus Fees

  • Annual (per full time student): $1,225.00
  • Annual One Way: $612.50
  • Casual One Way: $6.50
  • Casual Return Trip (am/pm): $13.00
2020 Bus Expression of Interest Form
Casual Bus Passes

We presently run three bus routes to and from our Carrum Downs Campus.  They travel to Patterson Lakes / Sandhurst, Cranbourne / Botanic Ridge and Frankston South / Langwarrin.  The maps and schedule for each bus run can found further down this page. 

We are currently full most afternoons on the Patterson Lakes / Sandhurst Bus run but there are seats available most mornings and several days on the other bus runs. 

To book a casual bus pass please follow the directions below:

  1. Call or visit the business office to check on availability of a seat. 9785 0000
    Office hours: 8am - 4pm Monday to Friday
    Staff: Suzanne McCleary or Rosslyn Allen
  2. Payment for the Casual pass can be made on the phone or in person.  You can also use the Community Portal
  3. Log in to the Community Portal at https://community.flinders.vic.edu.au
  4. Select the finance tab and click on (Parent Name)/Casual Bus
  5. Click on Make a Payment
    If you pay via Community Portal then on collection of the casual bus pass the student will not have to make a payment. 
    Please note: You can check the balance for Casual Bus Passes at any time by logging in to the Community Portal and selecting the Finance tab, Casual Bus section. 
Bus Conditions of Travel

In 2020 the bus routes are as follows:

Bus route and timetable – Cranbourne / Botanic Ridge AM/PM 

Bus route and timetable – Patterson Lakes / Sandhurst AM/PM

Bus route and timetable – Frankston South / Langwarrin AM/PM

Public Bus Service

Students living in the Frankston, Frankston North, and Carrum Downs areas can reach the college via the Route 832 Service that runs between Frankston Station and Carrum Downs Shopping Centre. When travelling towards Carrum Downs, this bus stops directly opposite the college. On its return to Frankston, it stops at the end of Greenwood Drive and on Ballarto Road approximately 200m west of the college entrance.

Students can also use the Route 833 Service from Frankston to reach the college, but will need to disembark at the first stop in Lyrebird Drive and walk a short distance to the college.

New PTV bus: Route 760 runs between Cranbourne and Seaford Stations via Carrum Downs.