We have 162 buses that transport 16,000 students daily.
Yearly our buses travel almost 2 million miles.

Bus routes

Elementary school

Are you registering your elementary student for the 2022-23 school year? Will your child be riding the bus, walking or being picked up from school? Please let us know your child’s ‘go home’ plan by submitting the form.

Note: required for all elementary students, for the 2022-23 school year.


General transportation questions: Email transportation.office@vansd.org

Transportation office hours:
5:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


During these hours, staff are available by phone to assist the public.

Office staff will continue to answer phone calls until all buses are empty.

Transportation services

Transportation for language programs

Parents of students who live outside of school boundaries and are selected for this program will be required to provide their own transportation to and from school for as long as the student participates in the program. In limited circumstances, students who live close to the school’s boundaries may be able to ride a bus if the bus is not full and the student is able to travel safely to a nearby stop for pickup/dropoff.

Transportation for magnet programs and programs of choice

Transportation is provided for students who live within Vancouver Public Schools’ boundaries.

All Flex, iTech and VSAA students

ACES, IB, SMT and Medical Arts

Careers in Education, Culinary Arts, Welding

Getting there

Bused from home bus stop to neighborhood middle school and then to magnet program. Bused from home bus stop to neighborhood high school and then to magnet program. Bused from home bus stop to neighborhood high school and then to Fort Vancouver High School for periods 1-3.

Getting home

Bused from magnet schools to home bus stops.

Check back August 22 for the latest school bus route information.

  • VSAA PM bus stops
  • iTech PM bus stops
  • Flex PM bus stops
Bused from program to neighborhood high school. Responsible to get home on own. Bused from Fort Vancouver to neighborhood high school for periods 4-6, and then can take bus to home bus stop.

Special services transportation