Oktoberfest Free Ride

October 9, 10, 16 and 17, 2015

During the opening and closing weekends of Oktoberfest celebrations, Grand River Transit is offering free rides and extended service on select routes. The program is sponsored by Oktoberfest, Molson Canadian and the festhallen.

Frequent shuttle service will also operate from Bingeman's, the Concordia Club and Altes Muenchen Haus (Queensmount Arena) to the Charles Street Terminal and from Chicopee to Fairview Park Mall.

GRT will provide extended service on Routes 1, 3,  5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 20, 22 and 52.

Free rides start at 11 p.m. and go to end of service from participating festhallen to destinations throughout Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge. 

Free Ride Schedule Below:


Departure FromRoute Departure Times
Alpine ClubRt. 6 to Charles St. Terminal

12:02am, 1:52am 

 Rt. 6 to Conestoga Mall11:29pm (stops on street at regular transit stop), 1:24am, 2:34am
Altes Muenchen Haus (Queensmount Arena)Shuttle to Charles St. TerminalEvery 15 minutes between 11:30pm-1:45am

Rt. 12 to Waterloo

11:26pm, (11:56pm Saturday only), 12:26am, 1:25am, 2:14am


Rt. 12 to Fairview Park Mall

11:01pm, 11:31pm, 11:56pm, (12:30am Saturday only), 12:59am


Rt. 12 to Forest Glen Plaza only


Rt. 1 to Downtown and Fairview Park Mall

11:20pm, 12:20am, 1:50am
 Rt. 1 to The Boardwalk11:34pm, 12:34am, 2:16am
BingemansShuttle to Charles St. TerminalEvery 15 minutes between 11:30pm - 1:45am
Cambridge Bavaria Haus (Trips depart Cambridge Centre Terminal)Rt. 51 to Ainslie St. Terminal11:00pm, 11:30pm, 12:00am
 Rt. 51 to Hespeler11:00pm (51B), 11:30pm (51A), 12:00am (51B)
 Rt. 56 to Preston11:00pm, 12:00am
 Rt. 60 to Shades Mills11:30pm
Chicopee HausShuttle to Fairview Park MallEvery 30 minutes between 11:35pm - 1:35am (will not run October 9)
Concordia ClubShuttle to Charles St. TerminalEvery 15 minutes between 11:30pm - 1:45am
 Rt. 3 Charles St. Terminal11:00pm, 12:00am, 12:55am
 Rt. 3 Ottawa South to Forest Glen11:52pm, 12:57am, 1:41am Friday/1:55am Saturday, 2:35am
 Rt. 22 Downtown12:15am Friday/ 12:50am Saturday, 1:20am
 Rt. 22 to Laurentian West11:40pm, 12:40am, 1:40am, 2:40am
Schwaben ClubRt. 7 to Charles Terminal11:00pm, 11:10pm, 11:30pm, 11:40pm, 12:00am, 12:10am, 12:40am, 1:07am, 1:20am, 1:40am, 1:55am, 2:20am 
 Rt. 7A to Fairview Park Mall11:14pm, 11:44pm, 12:14am, 1:03am, 1:43am, 2:08am
 Rt. 7B to Fairview Park Mall11:02pm, 11:32pm, 12:02am, 12:30am, 1:19am, 1:53am, 2:37am
Transylvania Haus Rt. 3 to Charles St. Terminal11:05pm, 12:05am, 1:00am
 Rt. 3 Ottawa South to Forest Glen11:48pm, 12:53am, 1:38am, 2:33am
 Rt. 8 to Charles St. Terminal11:07pm, 11:52pm, 12:37am, 1:42am, 2:27am
 Rt. 8 Courtland to Fairview Park Mall11:19pm, 12:04am, 1:09am, 1:54am, 2:34am
 Rt. 22 to Charles St. Terminal12:20am Friday/ 12:55am Saturday, 1:25am 
 Rt. 22 to Laurentian West11:35pm, 12:35am, 1:35am, 2:35am
Koenigstrasse Garten (Bobby O' Brian's)Routes from Charles St. Terminal11:15pm, 12:00am, 1:05am, 1:50am, 2:30am
Oktoberfest Haus (King and Frederick)Routes from Charles St. Terminal11:15pm, 12:00am, 1:05am, 1:50am, 2:30am
Uber Haus (Maxwells - 35 University Avenue East)Rt. 8 Downtown via Weber11:38pm, 12:22am, 1:30am, 2:10am
 Rt. 8 University (Downtown via Westmount)11:25pm, 12:10am, 1:20am, 2:01am
 Rt. 12 Conestoga Mall11:45pm, 12:45am, 1:40am, 2:30am
 Rt. 12 Fairview Park Mall 11:33pm, 12:38am, 1:46am (last trip is to Forest Glen Plaza only)



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