Skip to main content

Forest School Bus Service

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.

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 2022/23 the charges are:

Charge Band Price
Zone 1 £3.90
Zone 2 £4.90
Zone 3 £5.65


All bookings for the 2022/23 year should now be made via the app. All bookings are subject to the terms and conditions available here, please ensure you read these Ts and Cs before proceeding.

The amended booking window for 2022/23 travel will now open on Monday 25th April 2022 and close on Friday 3rd June 2022.

Return and one-way afternoon bookings include the use of corresponding Late routes.


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.

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

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

Download our app

For existing parents and schools. During the first few weeks of term, you will receive a Welcome Email with your secure, unique Link code allowing you to access the app.