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.
501 & 502 Express route changes
Beginning September 8, Express routes 501 and 502 service changes:
- 15 minute a.m. and p.m. peak service Monday to Friday
- NEW – 20 minute service mid-day Monday to Friday
- 30 min service evenings & weekends
Kingston Transit offers a variety of payment options.
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.
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:
- Montreal Street and Hwy 401
- INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Road
- Centre 70, Corner of Days Road & Front Road
- Kingston Gospel Temple, 2295 Princess Street
- Innovation Drive - east of Highway 15
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