Transit

Contact(s)

Transit Services offers an environmentally-conscious way to get around town with affordable rates and regularly scheduled routes.  We offer both a conventional and parat-transit (accessible transit) options. Please visit our para-transit page for details on our accessible service. Both our hours of operation and six existing routes have been modified. Please scroll down for information on our fares, ticket purchases, bus route map and notices of when our transit system is closed due to statutory holidays.

Hours of Service

Conventional transit runs on a 30-minute service loop. To maintain transit services schedules, buses will leave the terminal on time. The following hours are provided for both conventional and para-transit service:

  • Monday to Friday: 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: No service

Lost or Stolen Items

Woodstock Transit is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged bus passes.  The owner is responsible for replacing these items at their expense.

Notices

There will be NO transit or para-transit services on the following days:

  • Canada Day: Saturday, July 1, 2017,
  • Labour Day: Monday, September 4, 2017,
  • Thanksgiving Day: Monday, October 9. 2017,
  • Christmas Day: Monday, December 25, 2017 (Christmas Day),
  • Boxing Day: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 (Boxing Day), and 
  • New Year's Day: Monday, January 1, 2018.

Please note the following special days, Transit WILL BE OPERATING on regular services:

  • Civic Holiday: Monday, August 1, 2017, and
  • Remembrance Day: Friday, November 11, 2017.

Detours

#3 North Central

During construction on Briarhill Road, the bus will continue on Sovereign Road, turn right on Cartier Drive, right onto Sprucedale Road to regular route.

All bus stops on Briarhill Road are closed.  Please board at the bus stop on Sovereign Street at Briarhill Road OR Sprucedale Road at Briarhill Road.

#5 Southeast

When Alice Street is closed during construction on Elmwood Crescent, bus will turn right on Sunset Boulevard,  left on Short Avenue and left onto Alice Street to regular route.

The bus stop on Alice Street at Sunset Boulevard will be closed but the bus will stop at the corner of Sunset Boulevard to let on passengers

Maps and Schedules

For a general overview map and schedle of our transit routes and fare information view the Woodstock Transit Routes Map.

How to Read the Transit Map

Find out when the bus will be at your nearest stop in three easy steps!

  1. Review the Transit Map to determine the bus route (1-6) closest to you.
  2. Once your bus route is determined, find the route on the bus schedule and locate your nearest bus stop intersection.
  3. Move down the column to find the next time the bus will arrive at your stop.

Transit Fares

Exact change is required when paying for the single cash fare. Our drivers will not have the funds to make change.

Fare Type Single Ride Monthly Pass
Adults $2.50 (exact change required) $60.00
Students (Monthly passes sold during school year only) $2.50 (exact change required) $48.00
STride pass (July-August)
Student transit ride - unlimited rides/transferable
n/a $25.00
Seniors (+60) $2.50 (exact change required) $48.00
Child (under 5)  Free n/a
Veterans pass* see link below Photo ID Pass required Free n/a
Support person* see link below Photo ID Pass required  Free n/a
Group pass (2-5 riders) all day $7.50   n/a
Han-D-ride pass (12 rides) n/a $25.00

*Veterans and support people are eligible for free rides on our transit.

Authorized transit agents

Passes may be purchased at these locations.

Location Adult Pass Senior Pass Student Pass Han-D-Rides Group Pass STride Pass Veteran's Pass Support Person Pass

City Hall
500 Dundas Street

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes n/a Yes
City Engineer's Office / Public Works Building
944 James Street
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes n/a
Woodstock District Community Complex
381 Finkle Street
Yes  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes n/a n/a
Woodstock Public Library
445 Hunter Street
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes n/a n/a
Southside Aquatics Centre
315 Finkle Street
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes n/a n/a
Foodland
645 Dundas Street
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes n/a n/a
Shoppers Drug Mart
959 Dundas Street
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes n/a n/a n/a
Shoppers Drug Mart
333 Dundas Street
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes n/a n/a n/a
TD Canada Trust
539 Dundas Street
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes n/a n/a n/a

Southgate Centre
191 Old Wellington Street

Yes Yes Yes  Yes Yes Yes n/a n/a
Fanshawe College
369 Finkle Street
n/a  n/a Yes n/a n/a  Yes n/a n/a
St. Mary's High School
431 Juliana Drive
n/a n/a Yes n/a n/a Yes n/a n/a

Woodstock Transit Study

View our Reports, Plans, Budgets and Studies page for study reports, public open house meeting and more

Charters

For information regarding chartering a city bus, please contact our Transit Supervisor.

Accessibility

Our buses are equipped with the following accessibility features:

  • Kneel to street level and an extendable ramp
  • Highly visible destination sign
  • Loudspeaker at the front door
  • Lighted step wells with high contrast markings
  • Yellow grab bars
  • Priority seating
  • Low reflection, high friction flooring to prevent slips
  • Lowered stop cords and push buttons
  • 2 wheelchair compartments
  • Interior audible/visual 'call-outs' and stop requests

The bus stop plates indicate time of arrival, route number and a contact number for information and have contrasting colours for higher visibility.