Nuup Bussii A/S and Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq have a service contract regarding all school children – public school pupils and independent school pupils alike. The school year begins on August 13th 2020 and ends 18th of June 2021.
The agreement involves:
- That pupils in 8th, 9th and 10th grade are given a school bus card that is to be used for free rides with the bus
- That pupils can ride the bus between 7:00 and 21:00 every school day for free. Pupils in 8th, 9th and 10th grade will use the issued school bus cards, and the younger grades can ride the bus for free within the hours mentioned above
- The school bus card cannot be used after 21, on weekends or on holidays. Normal fees apply here
- If Twelfth Night, 6th of January and The day of Home Rule Government, 1st of May are on weekdays school kids can ride the bus for free until 13:00
- That the pupils can ride the bus within the school year. This means that on the holidays children must pay for riding the bus
Before 7am, after 21pm, on the weekends and holidays children can ride the bus by paying normal fares. Read more about our fares right here.
The blue card
The blue card is used by schoolkids attending 8th, 9th and 10th grade.
The blue card must be personalized with a name, and the cards are only issued at our offices.
The issued card is valid a year at a time, and all cards are deactivated at the end of the school year. 8th and 9th grade pupils cards are activated again at the beginning of the new school year, and are upgraded to 9th and 10th grades.