School Services

Mackay Transit Coaches has been operating School Services over many years and transports students to and from school safely each day. With trained professional drivers and a fleet of modern school buses you can be assured of our dedication to your children’s welfare and safety.

School travel requirements

In order to assess School travel eligibility and determine the fare amount for travel, we require the following to be completed and submitted prior to travel commencement.  Once both forms are completed and processed, our office will be in touch with you to discuss travel fares and school bus run information.

Smartcard Online Application Form

All students travelling on Mackay Transit Coaches services must purchase a Smartcard to gain asses to the School Bus System. These electronic contactless cards have an imbedded electronic chip that verifies student eligibility each time they travel.

Eligibility assessment requires the STAS online application form to be completed.  After the submission of the Smartcard Online Application form, follow the link to the online STAS Form and complete.

Smartcard Application Form

STAS Online Application Form

STAS forms are to determine the eligibility for School Transport Assistance Scheme.  The purpose is to assess the criteria used by Queensland Transport as a guideline for discounted or free school travel for students.

Students who are not eligible, are still entitled to discounted travel by Mackay Transit Coaches, and every student who uses Mackay Transit Coaches bus services is required to have a Smartcard.

STAS Online Application Form
School Services

School Services

Mackay Transit Coaches has been operating School Services over many years and transports students to and from school safely each day. With trained professional drivers and a fleet of modern school buses you can be assured of our dedication to your children’s welfare and safety.
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Public Transport

Public Transport

Mackay Transit Coaches provides weeklong quality public transport to the majority of Mackay and its surrounding regions. From city to country, our services can take you there in air-conditioned comfort.
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Mining & Resource

Mining & Resource

Mackay Transit Coaches makes commuting between work and home simpler with our unique mining transport services. Our Hail Creek Mine service is exclusive to mine staff and stops over in areas from Bucasia to Ooralea.
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Fares & Transport

Fares & Transport

Want to know about how to get there and what it costs? View our latest fare and timetable information. You can also plan your journey hassle-free with our Translink Journey Planner.
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Why choose Mackay Transit Coaches

25+ Years Established

Mackay Transit Coaches has been operating within the Mackay Region for over 25 years. We pride ourselves on being the premier transport company in the region.

70 + Vehicles

With a fleet of over 70 vehicles ranging from 11 to 61 seats, we are able to provide a vehicle suited to your custom requirements. Our coaches are optimised for comfort and safety.

Safety First of Mind

Our friendly and professional team of drivers are passionate about ensuring that you get to your destination as efficiently and safely as possible. We’ll look after you.

365 Days, 24/7

Service is our speciality! We provide our customers with safe, efficient, quality transport solutions all day long and all year round. No matter when you need us, we’re there for you.

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