Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Education Transport Team (Bournemouth and Christchurch) - BCP Council

Education Transport Team (Bournemouth and Christchurch) - BCP Council logo

We are the first point of contact for information about home to school transport for families living in Bournemouth and Christchurch.

Transport assistance is provided for pupils living within the Bournemouth and Christchurch area who meet eligibility criteria. Click here for further information.

You can apply online or complete our travel assistance form if you meet the criteria.


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Venue/Contact Details
Area coverage
Christchurch and Bournemouth
See Journey Planner on the right-hand side of this page, where you can view bus, car and train routes from your location.
Times and Costs
Opening times:
Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm, Friday 9am to 4.30pm
Further opening details:
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Daily
  • All Year Round
Majority of services are provided free where there is an entitlement under policy. Some transport services attract a charge, although a parent?s income is taken into account when considering whether or not to apply the charge.
Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
From 5 years to 16 years
Referral process:
  • Contact by telephone, e-mail or application form.