Bus Schedules

Have a question about transportation services or a bus schedule?

Email : VBCPSbusstop@vbschools.com
Transportation Dispatch: 757.263.1545
After 5 p.m. dispatch for emergencies: 757.263.2949

Please note that at the beginning of the school year Transportation does experience a higher-than-normal volume of calls, but all calls will be answered.

Where is my bus stop?

Virtual Learning Families can locate the closest active bus stop to their home address by using the WebQuery application. Please follow the instructions to locate the bus stop for the chosen school.

Face-to-Face Learning Families that did not submit a form but still desire transportation services should download the form. When complete, please return it to your child's school. After information is inputted by the school, please allow a minimum of five working days for information to be processed. Transportation Services will notify the family when the bus stop is active.

Frequently asked questions

Can I request a courtesy stop?
For safety reasons, drivers are not allowed to drop off children anywhere other than their assigned stop.

Is it true that parents have to accompany their children to and from the bus stop?
To keep children safe, the division's Code of Conduct specifies that parents or their designee accompany children to and from a school bus stop.

Where is transportation provided?
Transportation is provided to elementary students who live 1 mile or farther from the school and to secondary students who live 1.5 miles from the school.

How far are bus stops?
For elementary students, stops are approximately three-tenths of a mile from the student residence. For secondary students, stops are approximately five-tenths of a mile from the student residence.

Are there certain areas where bus stops are not established?
Yes. Routes are not established on any road not maintained by the City or the State Highway Department. In addition, general education bus routes are not established within a cul-de-sac or on a dead-end roadway that will require a school bus to back up.