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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, Thanksgiving Monday and Boxing Day. 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:


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Latest News

Kingston Transit offers free rides for Princess St. Promenade day

September 27, 2016 - Ride Kingston Transit for free city-wide all day on Saturday, Oct. 1 – Princess St. Promenade festival day. "The Princess St. Promenade celebrates active...

More than 30,000 trips on Kingston Transit on Tragically Hip Day

August 25, 2016 - Kingston Transit set a one-day ridership record on Tragically Hip Day. Kingston Transit counted 29,700 trips by riders taking advantage of its free bus service on...