Oktoberfest Free Ride

October 7, 8, 14 and 15, 2016

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, 4, 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 From Route  Departure Times
Alpine Club 6 Bridge to Charles Terminal


  6 Bridge to Conestoga Mall 11:29pm (stops on street at
regular transit stop),1:24am, 2:24 am
Altes Muenchen Haus (Queensmount Arena) Shuttle to Charles Terminal Every 15 minutes after 11:30pm-1:45am

12 Westmount to Waterloo

11:21pm, 12:21am, 1:26am, 1:56am


12 Westmount to Fairview Park Mall

11:01pm, 11:31pm, 11:56pm,
(12:31am Saturday only), 12:59am, 2:09am


1 Queen-River to Downtown and Fairview Park Mall

11:17pm, 12:17am
  1 Queen-River to The Boardwalk 11:07pm, 11:37pm, 12:37am, 1:37am, 2:22am
Bingemans Shuttle to Charles Terminal Every 15 minutes after 11:30pm - 1:45am
  34 Bingemans to
Charles Terminal 
11:17 pm (Oct. 7 & Oct. 14 only)
Cambridge Bavaria Haus (Trips depart Cambridge Centre Terminal) 51 Hespeler to Ainslie St. Terminal 11:00pm, 11:30pm, 12:00am
  51 Hespeler to Holiday Inn Dr. 11:00pm (51B), 11:30pm
(51A), 12:00am (51B)
  56 Dunbar 11:00pm, 12:00am
  60 Northview Acres 11:30pm
Chicopee Haus Shuttle to Fairview Park Mall Every 30 minutes after 11:35pm - 1:35am (will not run October 9)
Concordia Club Shuttle to Charles Terminal Every 15 minutes after 11:30pm - 1:45am
  3 Ottawa South Charles Terminal 11:00pm, 12:00am, 12:55am
  3 Ottawa South to Forest Glen 11:52pm, 12:52 am, 1:34am, (2:05 am Saturday only), 2:21am
  22 Laurentian West to Charles Terminal  12:32am, 1:32 am
Schwaben Club 7 to Charles Terminal 11:00pm, 11:09pm, 11:30pm, 11:39pm, 12:00am, 12:09am, 12:42am, 1:00am, 1:15am, 1:30am, 1:45am, 2:00am
  7A to Fairview Park Mall

11:14pm, 11:44pm, 12:14am, 1:10am, 1:40am, 2:10am

  7B to Fairview Park Mall 11:32pm, 12:02am, 12:30am, 12:55 am, 1:25 am, 1:55am, 2:25am

Transylvania Haus (248
Stirling Ave. S.)

3 Ottawa South to Charles St. Terminal 11:05pm, 12:05am, 1:00am
  3 Ottawa South to Forest Glen 11:48pm, 12:48am, 1:32am, 2:18am
  8 to Charles St. Terminal 11:07pm, 11:52pm, 12:37pm, 1:17am, 2:02am
  8 to Fairview Park Mall via Courtland 11:19pm, 12:04am, 12:49am, 1:34am, 2:19am
  22 Laurentian West to Highland Hills 12:30am, 1:35am
Koenigstrasse Garten (Bobby O'Brian's) Routes from Charles Terminal 11:15pm, 11:30 pm, 11:45pm, 12:00am, 12:15am, 12:30am, 12:45am, 1:30am,
Oktoberfest Haus (Kitchener Market) Routes from Charles Terminal 11:05pm, 11:23pm, 11:34pm, 11:53pm, 12:05am, 12:45am, 1:30am, 2:15am
Uber Haus (Maxwells - 35 University Avenue East) 8 Charles Terminal via Weber

11:38pm, 12:22am, 1:07am, 1:53am, (2:33am Sat. Only).


8 Charles Terminal via Westmount

11:30pm, 12:15am, 1:00am, 1:45am, (2:14am Sat only), 2:30am

  12 Westmount to Conestoga Mall

11:45pm, 12:45am, 1:50am, 2:20am

  12 Westmount to Fairview Park Mall  11:08pm,
11:33pm, 12:38am; 1:50am



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