Location & Buses

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Yarra Valley Grammar is located in Ringwood, in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia.


The School is a single-campus, co-educational Independent school set on 29 hectares of grounds overlooking the Yarra Valley and picturesque Dandenong Ranges.

View the School campus map here.

Our School is well served by a network of private charters and public bus services from surrounding areas. There are links to both Croydon and Ringwood Railway Stations and the School enjoys well-established relationships with the many bus companies that provide services from the areas listed below.


BUS SERVICES – PRIVATE CHARTERS

Yarra Valley Grammar offers nine charter bus routes that are run by Ventura Bus Lines.
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    AM routes      PM routes

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Eltham via Kangaroo Ground – Pink route
This service commences at 36 Kangaroo Ground/Warrandyte Road and operates via Graham Road Kangaroo Ground, Main Road Eltham, Research Warrandyte Road, Warranwood Road and Kalinda Road, arriving at Yarra Valley Grammar at approximately 8.10am. The after school bus leaves from 3.40pm (Junior School five minutes earlier). The PM route travels the same Roads but in an alternate sequence. 
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Glen Waverley – Yellow route
This service commences in High Street, just west of Gallaghers Road, Glen Waverley and operates via Glen Waverley Train Station, Springvale Road, Hawthorn Road, Terrara Road, Canterbury Road, Heatherdale Road, Deep Creek Road, Loughnan Road, Warrandyte Road and Wonga Road arriving at Yarra Valley Grammar at 8.06am. The after school bus leaves from 3.40pm (Junior School five minutes earlier). 
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Templestowe via Warrandyte – Blue route
This service commences in Andersons Creek Road at the corner of Landscape Drive and operates via Heidelberg-Warrandyte Road, Yarra Street and Ringwood-Warrandyte Road arriving at Yarra Valley Grammar at 8.15am. The after school bus leaves from 3.40 pm (Junior School five minutes earlier). 
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Doncaster – Green route
This service commences at Aquarena on Williamsons Road and operates via George Street, Doncaster Road, Tunstall Square, Mitcham Road to Harrison Street, Mitcham then direct to Yarra Valley Grammar. The after school bus leaves from 3.40 pm (Junior School five minutes earlier).
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Templestowe via Donvale - Red route
This service commences at King Street and Blackburn Road and operates via King Street, Lynwood Parade, High Street, James Street, James Street Shops, Foote Street, Reynolds Road, Park Road and Knees Road to Yarra Valley Grammar. The after school bus leaves from 3.40pm (Junior School five minutes earlier).
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Blackburn via Nunawading & Park Orchards – Black route
This service commences at the corner of Canterbury Road and Main Street Blackburn and operates via Bellbird Plaza, Middleborough Road, Whitehorse Road, Dorking Street, Springfield Road, Park Road, Knees Road and Milne Road to Yarra Valley Grammar. The after school bus leaves from 3.40pm (Junior School five minutes earlier). 
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Yarra Glen / Healesville – Orange route 
This service commences at the corner of Harker Street and Kinglake-Healesville Road Healesville and operates via Healesville-Kinglake Road, Healesville-Yarra Glen Road, Armstrong Grove, Bell Street, Melba Highway, Coldstream, Maroondah Highway, Lilydale Station and Chirnside Park Shopping Centre, express to Yarra Valley Grammar arriving at 8.20am. The after school bus leaves from 3.40pm (Junior School five minutes earlier).
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Nunawading via The Pines Shopping Centre, Doncaster East – Mauve route
This service commences at Whitehorse Road and Springvale Road and operates via Surrey Road, Blackburn Road to The Pines Shopping Centre then direct to Yarra Valley Grammar. The after school bus leaves from 3.40pm (Junior School five minutes earlier). 
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Balwyn North via Westfield Doncaster, Box Hill, Forest Hill, Nunawading & Mitcham – Brown route
This service commences opposite Park and Ride - Doncaster Road – just past High Street (shelter) and operates via Doncaster Road, Westfield Shopping Town, Tram Road, Station Street, Whitehorse Road, Blackburn Station, Blackburn Road, Mahoneys Road, Springvale Road and Maroondah Highway, Whitehorse Road to Yarra Valley Grammar. The after school bus leaves from 3.40pm (Junior School five minutes earlier).
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Ferntree Gully Station, Boronia Station, Knox City, Wantirna, Heathmont Station & Ringwood East - Grey route (Commencing 2018)
This service commences at Ferntree Gully Station then operates via Boronia Road, Scoresby Road, Burwood Highway, Burwood Highway to Knox City SC, Stud Road, Wantirna Road, Canterbury Road, Heathmont Station, Bedford Road, Dublin Road to Yarra Valley Grammar.
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SCHOOL CHARTER BUS APPLICATION FORM

Please download the Charter Bus application form for 2018.
Bus application form

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Ringwood Station
Invicta services operate direct to the School leaving Ringwood Station at approximately 8.15am. Return buses leave Yarra Valley Grammar at approximately 3.35pm and 3.50pm each day.

A National Bus Company service (380) leaves Ringwood Station and travels to Yarra Valley Grammar. The School stop for both inward and outward trips is the roundabout at the intersection of Plymouth and Kalinda Roads. Exact routes and timetables for this service are available from the National Bus Company. www.venturabus.com.au

Croydon Station
A National Bus Company service (380) leaves Croydon Station and travels to Yarra Valley Grammar. The School stop for both inward and outward trips is the roundabout at the intersection of Plymouth and Kalinda Roads. Exact routes and timetables for this service are available from the National Bus Company. www.venturabus.com.au

Other services to and from Yarra Valley Grammar
All bus services listed below travel to and from Yarra Valley Grammar. The afternoon routes are described in some detail. Some morning and afternoon routes vary slightly and it is essential to check exact details with the relevant company. Contact details for each bus company are provided.

Mount Dandenong
Mt Dandenong Bus via Luther College, Maroondah Highway, Croydon Road, Lincoln Road, Dorset Road, Mt Dandenong Road to Montrose roundabout. Buses connect to Ferny Creek via Mt Dandenong Tourist Road.

After school hours – Students should catch National Bus 380 to Croydon Station. Buses leave only from Croydon Station, Olinda Tourist Road or Boronia Station. (Ring the Mt Dandenong Bus Company for more information on 9723 3529). www.venturabus.com.au

Mountain Gate Shopping Centre
Invicta services run via Mountain Gate Shopping Centre at 7.25am. The after school bus leaves at 4.00pm (Junior School five minutes earlier). www.venturabus.com.au

Wonga Park
Invicta services run via Luther College, Yarra Road, Jumping Creek Road, Homestead Road, Brushy Park Road, Lyons Road, Exeter Road (terminates). The after school bus leaves at 3.55pm (Junior School five minutes earlier). www.venturabus.com.au

Studfield
Invicta services direct to Ringwood Station leave Yarra Valley Grammar at approximately 3.35pm and 3.50pm each day (Junior School five minutes earlier). Students then take the 665 bus to Dandenong Station. www.venturabus.com.au

Healesville
McKenzies services run via Plymouth Road , (Luther College), Maroondah Highway (Lilydale). The after school bus leaves at 3.45pm (Junior School five minutes earlier).
Route 1 – Maroondah Highway to Healesville
Route 2 – Coldstream, Yarra Glen (via Melba Highway) and then Healesville-Yarra Glen Road to Healesville.
After school hours – Students should catch the National Bus Company (380) to Croydon/Ringwood Stations and onto Lilydale Station. Buses run frequently from Lilydale Station to Healesville, Yarra Glen. For full details of departure and arrival times for route 685 visit McKenzies, www.mckenzies.com.au/scheduled-routes

Warburton
Martyrs morning service from Warburton is at 7.00am (students transfer at Chirnside Park and Lilydale) and Warburton Highway to Warburton. (Students travelling east of Woori Yallock are required to pay a country fare in addition to Zone 3 fare). The after school bus leaves at 3.42pm (Junior School five minutes earlier).
After school hours – Students who cannot catch this service at the normal time should use their valid Metlink ticket to travel via National Bus Company (380) to Croydon/Ringwood Stations and onto Lilydale Station to connect with later running Martyrs services (633). Students may obtain a six or twelve month student country fare ticket from Martyrs Bus Services, for the same cost as a Zone 3 six or twelve month concession ticket, ONLY on production of a valid Student Concession Card. For details visit Martyrs, www.martyrs.com.au/school_runs