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St Francis Xavier School currently operates four dedicated bus services. Passes are issued for either zone A, zone B or Zone C and are not transferrable to other routes.

*The daily rate for a pass for the 2024/25 academic year is:

  • Zone A - £4.45 per day
  • Zone B - £5.95 per day
  • Zone C - £6.20 per day

* SFX reserves the right to update pricing should a provider withdraw their service 



Applications for Academic Year 2024/25

Following a recent tendering process we have appointed Garnetts Coaches as operator of the SFX 1, SFX 2 and SFX 3 services.  R Handley & Sons will continue to operate the SFX 4 service.
Places are limited on these services and seats will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. The deadline for receipt of applications is 9.00am on Monday 1st July 2024.


SFX Bus Conditions 2024-2025

SFX Timetables 2024-2025 



Do I need to apply every year?

Yes, a new application must be submitted each academic year.

When is the deadline?

The deadline for applications for the 2023/24 academic year is 9.00 am on Monday 1st July 2024.

What happens if I miss the deadline?

You should submit the requested documentation as soon as possible.  Any late applications will be processed on a first come, first served basis.

What happens if my child is not allocated a seat on their chosen route?

You will be offered the closest alternative to your requested pickup point.  If this is not suitable your child's name will be added to a waiting list for their chosen route.

When will my child receive their bus pass?

Providing all of the requested documentation has been submitted on time, you can expect to receive your child's pass towards the end of the Summer Term.

I would like to pay for my child(ren)'s pass in one full payment. Can I do this?

Yes, you may pay in one single payment. Once your child's place on their chosen route has been confirmed, the remaining balance will be assigned to their ParentPay account.


If you have any further questions regarding home to school transport please contact the school office on 01748 823414.