Transport for Canberra


Students

Primary school, High School and College students

Combined Student Identification/MyWay cards

The Student Transport Program

Tertiary Students

Renewing your student concession

Hall and Oaks Estate Students

Children aged 5 & under who are not attending school travel free on all ACTION bus services. For more information about concessions, view the concessions information page.

Primary school, High School and College students

School student MyWay cards can be purchased online, over the phone on 13 17 10, or by attending MyWay Recharge Agents.
Cards ordered online will be mailed to you and attract a postage fee. You will be required to enter the students personal and enrolment details to ensure that the card is registered.

When purchasing a student card from a MyWay Recharge Agent, you will be required to provide the student’s date of birth. Registering the card online is recommended to protect the travel credit in the event that the card becomes damaged, lost, or stolen. You can register any MyWay card by using this online form.

Combined Student Identification/MyWay cards

Students of Marist College, Canberra High School, Gungahlin College and Covenant College use a combined student ID/MyWay card. Students attending these schools should contact the school to arrange orders on their behalf, which will be delivered to the school directly from the manufacturer. Student cards will need to have value added before they can be used for travel. For information about your payment options, visit the MyWay home page.

Student Transport Program (STP)

The Student Transport Program provides eligible primary school, high school and college students with free bus travel Monday to Friday during school term.
Applications must be submitted to the Student Transport Program 4-6 weeks prior to the commencement of term to ensure processing can be completed in time for the student's travel requirement.
For more information including eligibility requirements and access to application forms visit Student transport program on Access Canberra website.

Tertiary Students

To be eligible for a Tertiary MyWay card, students must provide valid Tertiary Identification. The ID card must include:

  • Student name
  • Photo of card holder
  • Full Time status
  • Issued by a school within Australia Tertiary MyWay cards can be purchased from any MyWay Recharge Agent

Renew your Student or Tertiary concession

Students are required to maintain their concession status for the duration of their enrolment to ensure their MyWay card continues to calculate the correct minimum fare.

Primary, High School, or College Students – attend a MyWay Recharge Agent at the beginning of each school year to have your card updated for the next 12 month period.

Tertiary students – attend a MyWay Recharge Agent with your new or updated Tertiary ID card. Your MyWay card will be updated to reflect the expiry date on your identification.

Refunds will not be provided where the customer has purchased the wrong card type; has failed to provide proof of concession when purchasing their MyWay card; and/or the concession entitlement expires.

Hall and Oaks Estate students

You must be a resident of Hall or Oaks Estate to purchase a Qcity Transit school term ticket.
Applicants must complete the application form below and return to Qcity Transit to receive a school term ticket at the applicable MyWay rate.
Download an Application for Qcity Transit, Hall and Oaks Estate, School Term Tickets (PDF 78KB).
Please contact MyWay on 13 17 10 for assistance in completing your application.

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