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Getting To School

Bus Routes

Newcastle Buses provide school buses to and from St Pius X High School, Adamstown each day. A full list of Buses and their routes can be obtained from the Newcastle Buses website below. Click on school students, then school timetable then choose St Pius X High School, Adamstown.

Newcastle Buses

There are also government buses that students are able to access for travel. To find out what bus would be suitable please contact Newcastle Buses on 131500.

Hunter Valley Bus Company also offer a service from Maryland to St Pius X High School. Please contact Hunter Valley Buses for more details on 4935 7200 or contact by email

Hunter Valley Buses

Students who wait for their buses at the school bus shelter must not leave the school premises before their bus arrives. They must wait at the bus shelter.


Any student who requires travel via train can access details by either contacting City Rail on 131500 or via their website. The school is within walking distance of Adamstown Station.

Own Transport

Students may be dropped at school and collected by car either at the front of the school in or near Fletcher St or at the rear of the school which can be accessed from Park Avenue. Note that the front staff/visitor car park off Fletcher St is not to be used as a drop off or pick up zone. Students are not to walk through that car park at any time. Students who choose to walk or ride a bicycle to and from school may access either the front or rear pedestrian gates. Bicycles are not to be ridden inside school grounds.

Opal Card

The school opal card gives eligible students free or discounted travel between home and school using the train, bus, ferry or light rail. Students will need to apply for an opal card by completing the application in the link below. The opal card will be sent to the address provided on the application.

Transport for NSW