Padua College has an arrangement with TransLink for student bus transportation with the College, through both Thompson’s Bus Services and Brisbane City Council bus services. 

Thompson’s F1 Private Bus Service
Thompson’s Bus Services, in conjunction with Padua and Mount Alvernia Colleges, offers a Private F1 Service that covers bus transport to many Northern suburbs including Aspley, Zillmere, Virginia, Geebung, Wavell Heights, Nundah, Wooloowin, Clayfield, Hendra, Ascot, Albion, Windsor, Wilston, Lutwyche and Gordon Park. Please click on the F1 Run Sheet to view the full bus timetable.


F1 Bus Service Information

Click below to access F1 Cashless Payment Information

F1 Flexischools Card

TransLink Service Information - Stop A - Jardine St

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TransLink Service Information - Stop B - Turner Rd

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Thompson Bus Services Information

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*Note: From Monday 14 September 2020, Thompson Bus Service timetables will be changing. Please check your bus timetable to confirm correct destination times or download the attached document to access further information. Timetable Change PDF

Please note that links to TransLink services will only show route and timetables for services that run for the term dates associated with the relevant school. Therefore, when selecting a route forward date the Journey Planner to a date within the school term. Routes are only listed for a 30-day period, ahead of time. Therefore, for any additional information about services and routes, please contact Thompson Bus Services for routes listed or Transport for Brisbane.

If you require any information about route changes or times, please contact Translink directly as they will have the most up-to-date information regarding each service 13 12 30.

Additional Information

School Transport Assistance Scheme Information
Currently there are 2 types of Bus Passes:
– Distance
– Safety-Net Passes.


Briefly, this means that you are eligible for free travel if you live further than 3.2 kilometres from your nearest State Primary School and further than 4.8 kilometres from your nearest State High School. Students attending non-state schools must live more than the required distances from both the nearest state and non-state school. Should you live further than these listed kilometres, and don’t choose to go to your closest school, you will be required to pay a top-up fare.

Bus Travel Assistance Application – Link


Briefly, this means that you are eligible for free travel if you live within the required kilometres listed above and also hold a Health Care Card issued by Centrelink or a Pensioner Concession Card also issued by Centrelink or the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Pensioner Concession Card. Students who have cards issued in their own name as well as students under a Care and Protection Order issued by the Department of Communities (Child Safety), may also qualify for safety net assistance.

Bus Travel Assistance Safety-Net Application – Link

Click below to access Code of Conduct Information – Students travelling on buses