Paid home to school transport (concessionary) | Oxfordshire County Council

Paid home to school transport (concessionary)

For pupils who don’t qualify for free school transport.

Due to the volume of late concessionary application forms being received we cannot guarantee the forms will be processed in time for the start of the 2017 Autumn Term.

Parents will need to make arrangements to transport their child to/from school until it has been confirmed that a place will be available.

What is paid home to school transport (concessionary)?

For pupils who don’t qualify for free school transport we offer a paid transport place called concessionary transport. Concessionary travel can only be awarded where there are spare seats on school buses currently operating for students who qualify for statutory transport. The cost of this place varies depending on the distance travelled. Concessionary bus passes are issued three times per year, along with route and timetable details. Charges are below:

Charges 2017/18 – reception to year 13

  • Travelling under 3 miles - £112.06 per term (£336.18 per year)
  • Travelling over 3 miles - £208.84 per term (£626.52 per year)

Concessionary fares for those living less than 3 miles from the school/college attended will increase to:

  • 2017/18 - £336.18
  • 2018/19 - £352.99
  • 2019/20 - £370.64

Concessionary fares for those living over 3 miles from the school/college attended would increase to:

  • 2017/18 - £626.52
  • 2018/19 - £657.83
  • 2019/20 - £690.72

How do I apply for a concessionary seat?

Applications for transport commencing September 2017 can be completed using this application form (doc format, 138Kb).

Pay an invoice

Invoices are issued three times per year in August, December and March.

You will need to enter your Student ID (this is shown on the invoice as student reference).

Transport for those aged 16-19

There is no free entitlement to Post 16 transport for students attending a 6th form school. Full details are set out in the Transport Policy Statement (pdf format, 193KB) for those aged 16–18 and students continuing in education who are aged 19.

Concessionary places on some routes into schools may be available using this application form (doc format, 66Kb).

Applications for transport commencing September 2017 can be completed using this application form (doc format, 66Kb).

We don't provide assistance to travel for students choosing to attend a college, it will be necessary for you contact the college direct.

I have received an invoice for concessionary transport/replacement bus pass, how do I pay?

You can pay online using the link above entering your Student ID (this is shown on the invoice as student reference), surname, school term and email address.

What do I do if the bus is late?

If the bus is more than 15 minutes late, telephone 01865 323500 and we will contact the transport provider to investigate. Make sure you know the school, the stop and route number.

Last reviewed
31 August 2017
PrintPrint Short linkShort link to this pageGive us feedback on this pageFeedback form, opens in new window.
Access key details Skip to main content Home News Sitemap Search Website help Complaints Terms and conditions Website feedback