Minibus Routes

Downside School offers daily minibus trips from Frome and Bath early in the morning and at the end of the school day; additional stops can be arranged on these routes to suit parents, as long as they are safe and legal.

Frome to Downside School

The route from Frome to Downside School calls at Mells and Holcombe.

Bath to Downside School

The route from Bath to Downside School calls at stops along the A367.

Chew Valley to Downside School

The route from the Chew Valley will call at Hallatrow and Clutton. 

New routes…

If you are interested in minibus travel for your child, but don’t live close to one of our current routes, please do contact Reception to express your interest. We are currently considering additional routes across the region, and, in particular, from Glastonbury and Wells to the west and Yeovil to the south. 

Minibus Cost

Payable termly, the following fees apply: 
Journey of less than 5 miles: £275/term
Journey of greater than 5 miles: £325/term 

Generous sibling discounts apply: 25% for each of 2 concurrent pupils; and 50% off for each of 3 or more concurrent pupils. 

Booking Form & Further Information 

To notify the School that you would like to reserve a place for your child on the day pupil minibus service, please complete the booking form by clicking here.

For further details and questions please contact:

Laura Cray
01761 235199
lcray@downside.co.uk