Bussing and Transportation

Welcome students, teachers, friends, associates and families to School District 8 - Kootenay Lake, Operations & Transportation. 

The Board of Trustees expects that every person using the District bus services will ensure that each bus trip is a safe and pleasant experience for all passengers and the driver. 

School Bus Transportation during COVID-19

!!New Zonar Bus Pass!!

 Read the Bus Pass FAQs

Annual Bus Route Review

In preparation for the 2020/2021 school year, the transportation team will be starting our annual review of the school bus routes. If you have any bus route concerns that you would like us to consider, please send an email to janet.wall@sd8.bc.ca 

Deadline to provide input is April 16th, 2021

Online Bus Registration 2020/2021: 

Apply Now

For detailed bus route information:


To determine your school catchment: 

View Catchment Map

Pupil Transportation Manual

2020-2021 Pupil Transportation Procedures Manual

Contact Information

Contact the Operations office in your area to speak with a Transportation staff member.

SD8 Nelson Operations

90 Lakeside Drive
Nelson, BC V1L 6B9
Phone: 250 354-4871
Fax: 250-354-4255

SD8 Creston Operations

1427 Northwest Blvd
Creston, BC V0B 1G6
Phone: 250 428-5329
Fax: 250-428-9917

School Bus Route Information Line: 1-855-352-0008

Please note that the Busline is not monitored for messages, it is there to provide updated information regarding delays.