Buses

Heathfield High School and the Department for Education manage five school bus routes - Bridgewater, Anderson Road (Aldgate), Mylor, Scott Creek/Ironbank, Upper Sturt/Crafers West.

Eligible students can catch these routes for free. All students must re-apply annually.

Click here to apply for a bus pass for 2023.

Please download maps and timetable of our routes below

School bus eligibility

Please review the following criteria with regard to school bus eligibility

  1. The student is enrolled at Heathfield High School.
  2. The student resides more than 5 km from Heathfield High school or bus route operated by the department.
  3. The Heathfield High School student resides in the area bounded by Gores Road (and its extension west to Summit Road), over Piccadilly Road to Swamp Road and its extension east to Bowling Green Road, Rangeview Drive, Gum Flat Road, Bridgewater‐Carey Gully Road, the South Eastern Freeway, the Onkaparinga River to Mount Bold Reservoir, the western Adelaide Hills Council boundary, Ackland Hill Road and the eastern boundary of the Hills Face Zone.
  4. Students seeking to by‐pass their nearest government school to another school are not eligible unless approval has been granted by the Education Director.


Heathfield High School zone map

Please use the following link to search for the Heathfield High School Zone Map (located on the Department of Education website)

Zone Map

School bus applications

Click here to apply for a bus pass for 2023.

Non eligible Heathfield High School students (‘provisional’)

Where space allows, students who are ineligible may be issued with a temporary provisional pass. These passes are only usable where space allows and the number of eligible students on each bus must be above 10 before provisional passes can be issued. 

Heathfield and Scott Creek Primary students who bypass their nearest school, or who live within 5km of school - and who are currently travelling as provisional travellers - will need to re-apply each year - and will only be issued with a bus pass providing there is room on the bus.

Parents of students who bypass their nearest school will also need to complete an Application for Students for Travel on School Bus When By-passing Local School.

Exceptional day bus pass (temporary one day only)

In the exceptional event that it is necessary for a student to travel on one of the school buses, a parental request for permission to travel can be submitted to the school via email – dl.0926.info@schools.sa.edu.au or phone 08 8139 9300. A temporary bus pass for the one day will be made for the student to collect from reception to give to the bus driver.

Primary School Students

  1. The student is enrolled at their local Primary School.
  2. The student resides more than 5 km from their local school or bus route operated by the department.
  3. Students seeking to by‐pass their nearest government school to another school are not eligible unless approval has been granted by the Education Director.
  4. Heathfield and Scott Creek Primary students who bypass their nearest school, or who live within 5km of school - and who are currently travelling as provisional travellers - will need to re-apply each year - and will only be issued with a bus pass providing there is room on the bus.
  5. Parents of students who bypass their nearest school will also need to complete an Application for Students for Travel on School Bus When By-passing Local School and be approved by the Education Director.

Travel allowance

Only students who live 5km or more from Heathfield High School - in Piccadilly, Crafers, parts of Summertown and Uraidla – who are zoned to the school, may be entitled to a travel allowance from the Education Department. For all enquiries : Parents, please contact us via dl.0926.info@schools.sa.edu.au

Parents who currently receive a travel allowance for their child, please contact the school via email for the necessary annual form.

Public Transport

SouthLink operates morning and afternoon bus services to and from Heathfield High School for several nearby suburbs.

Please use the following link and select Heathfield High School from the drop down menu to view available options.

SouthLink School Services