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New Saturday hours for the Downtown Transit Terminal

Posted on Monday, March 13, 2023 11:24 AM

Starting Saturday, March 18, the Downtown Transit Terminal will be open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by for transit information, load or purchase your PRESTO card, or ask about an item you may have left on the bus.

Our weekday hours are the same:

Monday to Friday8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Downtown Transit Terminal is closed on Sundays and Holidays.

MyRide will be offline on March 15, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Posted on Friday, March 10, 2023 10:30 AM

On Wednesday, March 15, Burlington Transit’s real-time bus arrival and route planning tool will be offline for routine maintenance. The MyRide phone system, website and text features will be unavailable from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

As an alternative to MyRide, you can download our printable schedules on our schedules and maps page.

People travelling via transit

Service changes coming Feb. 12, 2023

Posted on Friday, February 03, 2023 12:46 PM

We are making changes to a number of our service schedules, starting Sunday, Feb. 12. These changes will help our buses stay on schedule so they arrive when you expect them to. 

Starting Feb. 12, Routes 2 and 3 will provide service every 20 minutes on weekdays. All other schedule changes include adjustments to arrival times. This will improve connections to other bus routes and GO trains and buses.

These routes will have new schedules starting Feb. 12:

  • Route 1 Plains
  • Route 2 Brant
  • Route 3 Guelph
  • Route 10 New-Maple
  • Route 12 Upper Middle
  • Route 25 Walkers
  • Route 80 Harvester
  • Route 81 North Service

View the new schedules and plan your trip using myride.burlingtontransit.ca.

People travelling via transit

Route 4 Open House, Feb. 16

Posted on Friday, January 27, 2023 10:25 AM

Please join us on Thursday, Feb. 16 for an informal open house at Burlington Public Library, Central Branch. We will be discussing Route 4 Central, with a focus on the service between downtown Burlington and the Aldershot GO Station.

Date Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023  

Time 6 – 8 p.m. Formal presentation at 6:30 p.m.

In-person Burlington Public Library, Central Branch, Centennial Hall, 2331 New St., Burlington

Get there by bus! Route 4 Central can get you to 2331 New St., with a stop on New Street in front of the library. You can also catch a shuttle from the bus stop on Lasalle Park Road at North Shore Boulevard West or on Fairwood Place West at Aldershot School. To register for the shuttle, email contactbt@burlington.ca.

Free parking is available onsite.

Can’t attend in-person?

Join online by clicking the button below. The passcode for the Zoom meeting is 4hdBjs.

JOIN 

Join by phone by calling 1-689-278-1000. The passcode for the phone meeting is 324880.

Introducing PRESTO contactless

Posted on Monday, January 23, 2023 02:00 PM

No cash? No problem. You now have more ways to pay when you use transit in Burlington and across the GHTA!

PRESTO contactless is an easy way to pay and get on the bus. You can use your credit card to pay your Burlington Transit fare, including cards on your phone or watch. Simply tap your card, phone or watch on a PRESTO machine when you get on the Burlington Transit bus. You can also use PRESTO contactless on Brampton Transit, Durham Region Transit (DRT), GO Transit, Hamilton Street Railway (HSR), MiWay, Oakville Transit and York Region Transit (YRT).

When you use PRESTO contactless, the fare you pay is the same as our cash fare.

Most major credit cards, such as Visa, Mastercard and American Express, are accepted. When tapping a phone or watch, please select the payment card you’d like to pay with in your mobile wallet. For some phones and watches, you may need to unlock your device before tapping.

For more information, please visit our PRESTO contactless page.