Bus transport is governed by the Ministry of Transport regulations. School Travel Pass applications are available online.
For bus times for buses that travel to/from Chrysalis School, please refer below. For connecting buses, please contact your bus provider for information regarding times and routes.
For bus times for buses that travel to/from Chrysalis School
Natureland Buses for Bellingen travel
Any student who travels on Natureland services who is not registered for subsidised travel will be required to pay a fee for travel being $1 per day, this will include pre-school students and students travelling into town. Parents whose children are not registered due to non-eligibility and who are using Natureland services regularly will be required to contact Natureland Buses and lodge the students details along with parent/carer contact numbers.
Bellingen bus departure times from the Chrysalis Bus Shelter on Park Street:
- Senior Express: Classes 6, 7 & 8 @ 8:15am
- Kindy Bus: Classes K, 1 & 2 @ 8:40am
- Junior Express: Classes 3, 4, 5 + K, 1 & 2 students arriving in on connecting buses @ 8:45am
Bellingen bus arrival times at the Chrysalis Bus Shelter on Park Street:
- Senior Express: Classes 6, 7 & 8 @ 3:15pm
- Junior Express: Classes 3, 4, 5 + K, 1 & 2 students travelling on connecting buses @ 3:20pm
- Kindy Bus: Classes K, 1 & 2 @ 3:25pm
Dorrigo Bus information
Dorrigo Bus Service will be the dedicated bus service and has a contract with the NSW Ministry of Transport. This bus will bring all students home at the end of the school day and continue its regular run in the mornings.
Chrysalis will offer dedicated transport, with its own mini bus, for students in classes 6 – 8 only. This will depart the Dorrigo bank bus stop at 8:15am and Mountain Top at 8:20am.
Please be advised that when one of the senior classes (6-8) is on camp, Chrysalis school will not offer the early Dorrigo bus service as our minibus is required for Camp. This means that on the following dates there will not be an early bus run. On these dates children should catch the regular Dorrigo bus run: May 14-18, May 27 – June 7, August 1-10, September 3-11.
Dorrigo bus departure times (for K – 5) from Dorrigo NAB bus stop cnr Hickory St & Waterfall Way @ approximately 8:40am and bus stop opposite Thora Community Centre @ approximately 8:55am
Dorrigo bus arrival times (for K – 8) at bus stop opposite Thora Community Centre @ approximately 2:45pm and Dorrigo bus stop cnr Kariban & Waterfall Way next to Catholic School @ 3:05pm
Thora Bus information
Thora Valley bus departs from Justin’s bridge Darkwood Rd @ 8:45am, Orama School 9am, arriving at school by 9:15am
Thora Valley bus departs from school @ 2:50pm, Orama School 3pm, arriving at the end of Darkwood Rd by 3:20pm