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Transport Options

Local School Bus Services

GisBus (a minibus service) is available for local Gisborne and New Gisborne students to catch to and from school for a small fee.  Contact the school or GisBus on 1300 447 287 for further information. 
Public School Bus and GisBus combination options are also possible from Sunbury and Riddells Creek.  Please contact the school for further information.

Train Services

Gisborne Montessori School is a 5 minute safe walk from Gisborne Train Station on the Bendigo line.  There is one unsupervised road crossing in the walk. GisBus can also transport the short distance from the train station to school.

Car Transport & Conveyance Allowance

Gisborne Montessori School has a dedicated, off street car park to allow safe access for children and easy student drop off and pick up for parents.
If you need to transport your child to school by private car, you may be eligible for conveyance allowance from the Department of Education. In order to be eligible, the following criterion must be met:
  1. primary school student
  2. live 4.8km or further from GMS, and
  3. are not closer to another independent school registered as non-denominational.

Gisborne Montessori School will apply for this allowance on your behalf.  The current allowances are:

Distance (kilometers)

Amount paid annually

4.8-10

$439.20

>10–15

$549.50

>15–20

$658.70

>25-25

$769.10

>25–30

$878.30

>30–35

$986.50

>35

$1,098.90

Additional student

$219.70