Primary school pupils who due to certain circumstaces have difficulty transporting themeselves to school, are entitled to free school transport.
Although this right does not apply to students who choose to go to another school unit then where the municipality originally placed them.
Should a student chose a different school unit, transportation can be evaluated on a case by case basis. If the transportation can be arranged without any organizational or financial difficulties, the municipality will provide transportation in these cases as well.
Pupils shall be entitled to school transport if the distance from home to school is longer than the following (applies to rural areas):
- Kindergarten – year 3; 2km
- Years 4-5; 3 km
- Years 6-9; 4 km
If you wish to apply for free school transport, contact the education department.