School Buses

School Buses

Essex County Council usually funds free school bus transport to Epping St John's pupils if this is their nearest school or due to extenuating circumstances.

Please note that NIBS Buses have recently been appointed by Essex County Council as the new bus operator for students attending Epping St. John's.  Please click on the links below for more information or contact Nibs Buses on 01268 767870 or at .

Introduction Letter from NIBS Buses - please click here.

Route 491 (Fyfield, Ongar, North Weald, ESJ) - please click here.

Route 492 (Magdalen Laver, Moreton, Toot Hill, Theydon Mount, ESJ) - please click here.

Route 493 (North Weald, ESJ) - please click here.

Route 494 (High Ongar, Ongar, Abridge, Theydon Bois, ESJ) - please click here.

Please be aware that the above routes are subject to change depending on the requirements of Essex County Council.

Some local, commercial bus routes have also changed recently.  Please click here for more information.

Route 13 (Waltham Cross, Upshire, Epping) - please click here.

Please note that there will be a change to the service on Route 13 - 2nd October - please click here

From Monday 9th October, EOS Buses will trial a new dedicated route to and from Waltham Abbey.  This service will stop directly in the school's ground.  Please click here for more details.

Route 381 (Coopersale, Epping, Epping Green, Harlow) - please click here.

Essex County Council Education Transport and Awards Section administers the regulations governing home to school transport.  Enquires should be address to

Education Transport and Awards:  Tel:  0845 603 2200


Parental enquiries should be directed to the ECC website -

Epping St John’s also has a designated member of staff with responsibility for overseeing issues with the school bus service.  Please contact the school for more information on 01992 573028.