Boarding School, Scotland - Lomond School


School Bus Routes

Primary and Secondary

Killearn, Drymen, Gartocharn and Balloch: A school-organised bus travels between Killearn and Lomond School, leaving at 7.30 am and arriving at Lomond School at 8.25 am. The bus returns from Lomond School to Killearn at 3.35 pm, arriving in Killearn at approximately 4.20 pm. Single and weekly tickets can be purchased direct from the driver.


7.30 Killearn - Station Road, bus stop opposite doctors' car park
7.40 Drymen - Drymen Square, bus stop opposite pottery
7.50 Gartocharn - Opposite village shop
7.56 Balloch - First bus stop on Drymen Road
7.58 Balloch - Bus stance
8.00 Balloch - Last bus stop on Lomond Road before roundabout
8.12 Clarendon
8.15 Lomond School
8.25 Sports Hall 


3.35 Sports Hall
3.40 Lomond School
3.50 Balloch - Last bus stop on Lomond Road before roundabout
3.52 Balloch - Bus stance
3.54 Balloch - First bus stop on Drymen Road
4.05 Gartocharn - Opposite village shop
4.15 Drymen - Drymen Square
4.20 Killearn - Station Road

The prices for this service are as follows:

Location cost per single journey (with pass); pay on the bus (with cash)

Ten journey
 (with pass)

Killearn  £3.00 £30.00 £4.00
Drymen  £3.00 £30.00 £4.00
Gartocharn £2.50 £25.00 £3.50
Balloch £2.00 £20.00 £3.00

Private Buses

A privately hired bus is organised independently of the school. Although the school has no responsibility for this route, it is understood to run as follows:

Cardross Dumbarton: A bus operated by Thistle Minibuses leaves Strathleven Park in Bonhill at 7.20 am each morning, arriving at Lomond School by 8.06 am. Pick ups are available from various locations in Dumbarton and Cardross. The Thistle minibus leaves Lomond School for the return trips at 3.35 pm.

Further details and costs are available from Neil McDaid (01389 732364).