Getting to School

New Parents

Mentone Grammar is well serviced by a wide variety of transport systems from all surrounding suburbs, including: train, school buses, public buses and bike paths. The Mentone Railway Station is only a five-minute walk from our School.

In addition to the Council bus and train services, Mentone Grammar provides six private Ventura bus routes for students: 

  • Brighton Service
  • Highett Service 
  • Southland Service
  • Dingley Service
  • Mt Eliza Service
  • Patterson Lakes Split Service 

View the Route Maps

Term Bus Tickets can be purchased online. Bookings can also be made by visiting or phoning Mentone Grammar Reception on +61 3 9584 4211.

To encourage families to trial our bus service in 2019, we are offering a special discounted rate: 

$200/Term Across All Services in 2019

Purchase a Bus Ticket Online      

Public Transport

Suburbs not covered by the private bus routes are connected by public transport.  

Mentone Railway Station is on the Frankston to Melbourne City train line. Mentone Grammar is a five-minute walk from Mentone Railway Station.  

Several public buses service Mentone. See www.ptv.vic.gov.au for routes and timetables.



Buses FAQs

The Ventura Tracker app is available for Android and iPhone via Google Play and the Appstore.

Use the email you have registered with the school. This will allow you to log in, select students from the menu and then select your child’s name. From here you can turn on boarding and exiting notifications.

To view the location of a bus first select a route. The location of all buses on that route are indicated with a drawing pin icon.

Parents will be able to view their child’s location if they have touched on to a bus using their student ID card.

This information is only accessible by the child’s parents and the school itself.

To view the locations of bus stops, select a route. Bus stops on the route are indicated with a small blue icon.

Tapping on a bus stop icon will display arrival time information for that stop.

Please contact Mentone Grammar Reception who will be able to help with your enquiry by tel: + 61 3 9584 4211 or email: enquiry@mentonegrammar.net

If a student forgets to tap on they won’t be displayed as having caught the bus. 

If they forget to tap off they will be signed out automatically at the end of the shift.

If a student forgets their ID card, they can sign in using the first few digits of their surname.

A student can tap on/off at any stop not only their regular pick up/drop off point.

If a student needs to catch a different bus than normal it is best to enquire with Mentone Grammar Reception to ensure there are seats available by tel: + 61 3 9584 4211 or email: enquiry@mentonegrammar.net

Please contact Mentone Grammar Reception who will be able to help with your enquiry by tel: + 61 3 9584 4211 or email: enquiry@mentonegrammar.net

Please contact Mentone Grammar Reception who will be able to help with your enquiry by tel: + 61 3 9584 4211 or email: enquiry@mentonegrammar.net

Please contact Mentone Grammar Reception who will be able to help with your enquiry by tel: + 61 3 9584 4211 or email: enquiry@mentonegrammar.net

Term Bus Tickets can be purchased online. Bookings can also be made by visiting or phoning Mentone Grammar Reception on +61 3 9584 4211.

To encourage families to trial our bus service in 2019, we are offering a special discounted rate: 

$200/Term Across All Services in 2019

Purchase a Bus Ticket Online      

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