Our College

Bus Service

Hillcrest offers an extensive bus service for students travelling to and from our College each day. We have our own fleet of modern, air-conditioned buses which are all equipped with three-point seat belts and installed with event cameras for safety along with RollCall App service. Included in our fleet is the very first electric school bus in Australia.

Our Bus Services uses RollCall School bus management system. RollCall keeps parents and the College informed and alerted about children’s intended and actual bus trips with real-time tracking. The system uses ‘smart tags/cards’ with advanced device-bus tracking technology to give parents and the College full visibility of students travelling on our buses.

Bus Booking Procedures


We have three types of Bus Passes available for students. 

  • Casual Bus Travel PAYG - $9.50 per trip
  • Student 5 Trip Pass – $220 Per Term. This enables students to use the bus up to 5 trips a week, either in the Morning’s / Afternoon’s or a combination of both. (*Family Pass $440). 
  • Student Unlimited Pass - $330 Per Term. This enables students to utilise the bus as often as required. (Family Pass $660).

Bus Routes

We have eight bus routes which are shown in the maps below and indicate major stops, as well as the approximate times for these stops. Each route has an AM and a PM map as they can be slightly different. Our routes are subject to some infrequent changes which will be communicated to parents.

  1. Bus Route 1 - (Burleigh, Palm Beach, Currumbin, Tugun, Tweed Heads)
  2. Bus Route 2 - (Currumbin Waters, Elanora, Tallebudgera)
  3. Bus Route 3 - (Reedy Creek, The Observatory, Bonogin, Tallai, Worongary, Gilston)
  4. Bus Route 4 - (Robina, Mermaid Waters, Burleigh Waters, Miami & Varsity Lakes)
  5. Bus Route 5 - (Carrara, Southport, Benowa, Biggera Waters, Runaway Bay, Robina Town Centre)
  6. Bus Route 6 - (Mudgeeraba, Nerang, Worongary, Highland Park)
  7. Bus Route 7 - (Kingscliff (express), Casuarina Beach, South Tweed Heads, Banora Point)
  8. Bus Route 8 - (Runaway Bay, Hope Island, Helensvale, Pacific Pines and Arundel)