Getting to Barker

Getting to Barker

Barker is well serviced by public transport with both Hornsby and Waitara train stations a short walk from the School. Barker also provides dedicated bus services that pick up and set down at the Secondary and Junior Schools each and every morning and afternoon of School term. This bus service is provided by Forest Coaches. The buses are air conditioned and equipped with seat belts, which all students are required to wear as a passenger on the bus. The bus is clearly branded as Barker. 

Routes & Timetables

(Click on the routes below to view the timetable) 


Commencing at Avalon


Starting at Cammeray via Lane Cove and West Pymble

Via Church Point and Mona Vale

Via Castle Cove, Roseville and Killara 


Via Powderworks Road to Ingleside

Via Warringah Mall, Beacon Hill and Belrose


Via Galston and Dural


The cost is $355 per term return, or $195 for a one-way trip per term. A casual pass, allowing for 10 trips only, may be purchased for $80. Casual passes can be used morning and afternoon on certain buses, with the exception of the Northern Beaches and Terrey Hills/St Ives services, where a casual pass will only be accepted on the afternoon services, due to demand on the AM service. Application may be made for a Term Pass (AM & PM, AM only or PM only) or a casual pass, by completing the Application Form here. Students use a Barker Bus Pass to 'tap on and off' the Barker buses. Bus passes are issued by the Student Services Team.  If you have an enquiry about purchasing a bus pass for your child, please contact the Student Services team.

Please contact Reception on 02 8438 7999 for any general enquiries about the Barker Buses.

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