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

Online Bus Registration 2020/2021 is now open: 

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 1G0
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.