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Kingston Transit provides bus service within the urban area of the City of Kingston and, under contract, to the neighbouring community of Amherstview. We recognize that public transit is an important link to work, social events and activities for our riders. Kingston Transit offers a variety of convenient and accessible travel options to get you where you want to go. Kingston Transit is a friendlier way to get around. It's practical and economical.

Use the Google Transit Trip Planner tool to plan your bus trip door to door. It's simple and available 24/7.


Kingston Transit offers a variety of payment options.

Bus schedules

Holiday schedules

Bus service operates on a Sunday schedule on Family Day, Victoria Day, Canada Day, the Civic Holiday (in August) and Labour Day and Thanksgiving Monday. Route 18 will run on a weekday schedule on these days. Kingston Transit does not operate on Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday.

Service alerts!

See Service Alerts! to keep track of news and information on bus detours and service notices that may affect your commute (the Trip Planner does not necessarily reflect all unexpected changes).

Park & Ride

Kingston Transit provides Park & Ride lots for customers who wish to park their vehicles and ride the bus the rest of the way to their destination. Free parking at these locations is available on a first come first serve basis at:


Display your advertising on Kingston Transit vehicles, shelters and benches.


Latest News

Kingston Transit offers free transit this Saturday

November 17, 2015 - Take a free ride on Kingston Transit and Downtown Kingston! this Saturday, Nov. 21. Ride any Kingston Transit bus on any route (local and express) free all day long – and...

City and Utilities Kingston schedules affected by Thanksgiving

October 5, 2015 – The Thanksgiving holiday on Monday, Oct. 12 will create some schedule changes to municipal services: Garbage, Green Bin and recycling : No collection Monday and...