What is spare seats transport?

If there are spare seats on a school busCloseThis is a vehicle wholly contracted for eligible students; this does not apply to public services, we make them available to families living on the route who do not qualify for Suffolk County Council funded school travel home to school or Post-16 travel.

How much does it cost?

From 1 September 2019 the cost for a spare seats transport will be £250 per seat per term. 
You must apply by 31 May each year, otherwise your application may not be assessed in time for the start of the new school year.
Find out about the 16-19 Bursary fund (link to here https://www.gov.uk/1619-bursary-fund) if you’re a family on low income.
Full details on the spare seats policy can be found here: spare seats policy 2019-2020.

Applicants should check whether a cheaper fare or season ticket is available from their local public transport provider.

To opt-in (apply) for a spare seat please go here