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Field Trips

Field Trips

If your name does not match the username assigned to the school site, please contact Transportation via email,

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Important Information Regarding Field Trips

  • All Field Trip requests must be filled out using TRANSTRAKS.
  • All yellow marked fields are to be filled out completely.
  • Note any special request, such as meal stops, shuttles, etc. (If storage is needed please note in “Trip Instructions”).
  • You may request a charter or coach versus a school bus. Please indicate if Charter or Coach Bus is your preference in “Customer Instructions”.    
  • Max Capacity on a big school bus is 56 passengers (Transit), 44 passengers (conventional), 16 passengers (mini school bus).
  • Any students who need a car seat / star seat/ wheelchair must be indicated on “Trip Instructions”.
  • Bus parking fees are the responsibility of the school site and must be paid upfront on trip day.
  • Please note, Durham buses do not travel on Toll Roads!
  • Requests must be submitted at least THREE weeks prior to the trip date.
  • Revisions cannot be taken over the phone. Please use our Change Memo form.
  • Late trip requests may be declined due to lack of availability. All requests are expedited on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Please be aware, peak months for trips are December, March, April & May.      
  • District contractor yellow buses - lowest rate.
  • Charter yellow buses - mid range rate.
  • Charter coach buses - highest  rate.