Sawtell / Sahdra BusLines
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Ticketing Information

Please Have Exact Fare Ready

Sawtell drivers cannot change large notes, so please be sure to have the fare ready in coin or small notes where possible.

This will help to reduce boarding delays and help you get to your destination quickly.

Fare Scale for 2016


children travel free Children under the age of 5 travel free when accompanied by an adult.
Proof of Age bus pass Children aged 15 years and over and attending High School or Secondary College are eligible for a concession fare for travel outside school hours upon presentation to the driver of an appropriate photo ID issued by the school or college.

If a valid ID is not available, children aged 15 years and over are required to pay the standard adult fare unless travelling to and from school in school hours.

Where age may be in doubt, proof of age is the responsibility of the child or an adult fare will be charged.

# Transport NSW information for Child or Student

Red Fares

# RED' Regional Excursion Daily

Sorry, we cannot accept Health Care Cards as a transport concession, nor can we accept cards issued for exclusive travel on State Transit buses and ferries in Sydney and Newcastle.

Concession Fares

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Concession fare authority cards must always be shown to the driver or a full fare may be charged. Sawtell accept a variety of transport concession authority cards issued by NSW State Government agencies and the Commonwealth Government through Centrelink.

# Transport NSW information for Concession and Eligibility

# Transport NSW information for Concession fares for people with disabilities

Tertiary students may travel at concession fares upon the presentation to the driver of an appropriate photo ID from the educational institution.


Tickets are issued for all fares paid. Please retain tickets until the end of your journey. An inspector may board a bus at any time to check tickets. When boarding the bus always advise the driver of your final destination.

# Ticketing options for everyone

School Travel Passes

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These are issued by Sawtell on behalf of the NSW Ministry of Transport.
Application is done online at the Transport NSW website.
Lost or damaged passes can be replaced upon application at the Company office for a fee of $10.00 (including GST).

Replacement Pass Application Form 

Most students living in NSW and travelling to and from school are eligible for free travel upon presentation of a NSW Travel Pass. Free travel is available only on school days between the hours indicated on the Travel Pass. Click here for more information on Free School Travel Passes.

How Much?

Cash fares charged on Sawtell's buses are based on the sectional fare guidelines issued by the New South Wales Ministry of Transport.

The Ministry specifies the maximum fare which may be charged for a given section. Sections must average 1.6km in length over the entire length of a bus route, but may vary between 1.3 and 1.9 kilometres.

Fare Scale for 2016
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