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This map is intended as a guide only. For exact route and stop information, please view the timetables.

Forest School bus routes are proudly managed and provided by Kura.

This page contains information for students, parents, and school staff including routes, timetables, and contact details for the Control Centre team. You can also download the Forest School Bus Service Guide here.

Route Destinations Timetable & Pricing


Epping, Loughton, Chingford, Buckhurst Hill, Woodford View as PDF


Hornchurch, Hainault, Chigwell, Woodford Bridge View as PDF


Dagenham, Elm Park, Goodmayes, Gants Hill, Redbridge View as PDF


Docklands, East Ham, Forest Gate, Aldersbrook View as PDF


Islington, Highbury Corner, Dalston, Hackney Downs View as PDF


Stoke Newington, Newington Green, Hackney View as PDF


Highbury, Canonbury, Stoke Newington View as PDF


Hornsey Rise, Crouch End, Hornsey, Turnpike Lane View as PDF


Hampstead, Dartmouth Park, Muswell Hill, Bounds Green, Palmers Green View as PDF


Forest operates three charge bands depending on the pick-up/drop off location. Charges are based on one, one-way journey. For 2023/24 the charges are:

Charge Band Price
Zone 1 £4.30
Zone 2 £5.40
Zone 3 £6.25


All bookings for the 2023/24 year should now be made via the app. All bookings are subject to the terms and conditions available here on page 7, please ensure you read these T’s and C’s before proceeding.

Bookings for the 2023/24 academic year will open on Monday 17 April 2023 at 12:00; bookings must be completed by 5:00 pm on Friday 26th May 2023

Anyone wishing to make a booking for the Trinity 2023 term, please contact Kura direct for current terms and charges on either the dedicated forest email address at [email protected] or by phone on 0175 390 7950



For assistance on how to use the Kura app please click here to view our video guides.


To allow us to respond to you efficiently please contact our teams via the email address below, this will raise a ticket in our resolution system so you can track the progress of your query. We will respond to all queries by the end of the next working day.

Parent App FAQs

[email protected]

0175 390 7950

To allow us to respond to urgent queries quickly, please call during live morning or afternoon service hours only if you need immediate assistance.


We are dedicated to providing the safest, most reliable home to school transport in the UK and our advanced technology helps us to ensure services run on-time, pupils are transported comfortably and safely and parents are kept informed of the vehicles’ and their child(ren)’s

Our Safeguarding Statement is available to view by clicking here

Data Security

Please follow this link to view our agreement with your school. This outlines how and why we use your data in accordance with GDPR.

Start your journey

For existing parents, students or staff. Shortly prior to service commencement, you will receive a Welcome Email with your secure, unique Link code allowing you to access the app.