Route Detours and Holiday Changes

Check this page regularly for news and service detours that may affect your commute.

Note: The Transit Trip Planner does not reflect unanticipated temporary transit changes or detour information. For the latest updates due to weather conditions and emergency detours, follow Kingston Transit on Twitter and Facebook.

Holiday schedules

Kingston Transit does not operate on Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday. Buses operate on a Sunday schedule on Family Day, Victoria Day, Canada Day, the Civic Holiday, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Monday and Boxing Day. Route 18 runs on a weekday schedule on these days.

Current Service Alerts

November 22 – Route 17 – West Campus Bus Stops Not in Service

The late night Route 17 will not enter West Campus until further notice due to a continued road closure at Jean Royce Hall. All bus stops location on West Campus are out of service. Passengers should wait for the Route 17 on Union St (south side) directly across from West Campus.

August 25 - Stop out of service - King Street at Gord Edgar Downie Pier

As of start of service Saturday, August 25, the Route 3 Downtown stop on King Street at Gord Edgar Downie Pier (west end of Breakwater Park, at Beverley) will be temporarily removed from service until further notice as part of the measures the City is taking to discourage pedestrians from crossing King Street at Beverley.  Please board Route 3 buses at the accessible stop on King at Albert (two blocks east).

January 10 - Stop out of service - John Counter Boulevard at VIA Rail

Effective at start of service on Wednesday, January 10, the INVISTA Centre-bound Route 7 stop on John Counter Boulevard (north side) outside the VIA Rail station will be temporarily removed from service until further notice for safety and accessibility reasons.  Please board Route 7 buses at a temporary stop on John Counter (north side) at Old Mill (one block west) during this time.

September 5 - Road closure - Craftsman Boulevard

Starting Tuesday, September 5, and continuing until further notice, the gates to CFB Kingston on Craftsman Boulevard (at Highway 2 and at Highway 15) will close each night at 8 p.m., and will reopen at 5 a.m. the following morning.  Starting Tuesday, Route 12 buses will not service stops on Craftsman in either direction after 8 p.m.; buses will detour in both directions via Highways 2 and 15.

May 19 - Centennial Drive at Atkinson

The Route 14 detour via Atkinson and Halifax has resumed, and will continue until further notice. From the intersection of Centennial and Atkinson, Route 14 buses will detour east on Atkinson, south on Halifax, and east on Crossfield to return to regular route.  The bus stop on Centennial and Atkinson will be out of service during this time; a non-accessible temporary stop will be provided on Halifax, south of Atkinson.