Pay for school transport

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The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead delivers its school transport service through Achieving for Children, a community interest company set up in partnership with the Royal Borough of Kingston and the London Borough of Richmond.

The School Transport Team is now operating a call back service only. Priority will be given to calls where the information is not available on the website or in our published policies and question and answer sheet.

If a student is not entitled to free home to school transport, you may still be able to buy a pass on one of our home to school services if spare places are available.

Please Note - applications received after Saturday 1 August may not be processed before the start of the new academic year in September.

  • We offer annual or termly payment options; if you pay termly you will need to make a new application each term to receive a new pass,
  • The student does not have to live in the borough,
  • You are not able to purchase passes on registered public bus or rail services from the council, we can only offer passes on services we have organised,
  • Public transport may be an option for travel to school. See the Traveline South East website for further information,
  • To purchase a pass for a public bus service you will need to approach the operator directly. Thames Valley BusesFirst Buses and White Bus Services,
  • To purchase a pass for rail services you will need to approach the operator directly. Great Western Rail or South West Trains, depending upon where in the borough you live.