School Bus Service  

Rathregan NS is served by a school bus service provided by Bus Eíreann.

Children are eligible to apply if they reside more than 3.2 kms from the school. At least 10 children attending the school in the distinct locality need to take up the service for it to be maintained. Applications should be submitted by the last Friday in April each year..

The parents/guardians of a child wishing to avail of school transport services for the first time must either download and print a PDF Application form and apply to their local office (address below) or apply online via the Bus Éireann School Transport webpage. Parents with children already on the scheme will be given a family number and prompted to renew in advance of the new academic year.

The current annual charge is €100 per primary child up to a maximum of €220 for families with primary children only. €350 per post primary child. The overall family maximum is €650.  Payment must be made by the last Friday in July. You can pay on line at or by sending a cheque/postal order/money order directly to your local Bus Éireann School Transport Office.

Click here for full details of the Primary School Transport Scheme on the Bus Éireann website.

Bus Éireann School Transport Office
Regional School Transport Office,
Area Office, Broadstone
Dublin 7
Tel: 01 830 2222