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,  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 Rt. 6 to Charles St. Terminal

12:02am, 1:52am 

  Rt. 6 to Conestoga Mall 11:29pm (stops on street at regular transit stop), 1:24am, 2:34am
Altes Muenchen Haus (Queensmount Arena) Shuttle to Charles St. Terminal Every 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 Boardwalk 11:34pm, 12:34am, 2:16am
Bingemans Shuttle to Charles St. Terminal Every 15 minutes between 11:30pm - 1:45am
Cambridge Bavaria Haus (Trips depart Cambridge Centre Terminal) Rt. 51 to Ainslie St. Terminal 11:00pm, 11:30pm, 12:00am
  Rt. 51 to Hespeler 11:00pm (51B), 11:30pm (51A), 12:00am (51B)
  Rt. 56 to Preston 11:00pm, 12:00am
  Rt. 60 to Shades Mills 11:30pm
Chicopee Haus Shuttle to Fairview Park Mall Every 30 minutes between 11:35pm - 1:35am (will not run October 9)
Concordia Club Shuttle to Charles St. Terminal Every 15 minutes between 11:30pm - 1:45am
  Rt. 3 Charles St. Terminal 11:00pm, 12:00am, 12:55am
  Rt. 3 Ottawa South to Forest Glen 11:52pm, 12:57am, 1:41am Friday/1:55am Saturday, 2:35am
  Rt. 22 Downtown 12:15am Friday/ 12:50am Saturday, 1:20am
  Rt. 22 to Laurentian West 11:40pm, 12:40am, 1:40am, 2:40am
Schwaben Club Rt. 7 to Charles Terminal 11:00pm, 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 Mall 11:14pm, 11:44pm, 12:14am, 1:03am, 1:43am, 2:08am
  Rt. 7B to Fairview Park Mall 11:02pm, 11:32pm, 12:02am, 12:30am, 1:19am, 1:53am, 2:37am
Transylvania Haus  Rt. 3 to Charles St. Terminal 11:05pm, 12:05am, 1:00am
  Rt. 3 Ottawa South to Forest Glen 11:48pm, 12:53am, 1:38am, 2:33am
  Rt. 8 to Charles St. Terminal 11:07pm, 11:52pm, 12:37am, 1:42am, 2:27am
  Rt. 8 Courtland to Fairview Park Mall 11:19pm, 12:04am, 1:09am, 1:54am, 2:34am
  Rt. 22 to Charles St. Terminal 12:20am Friday/ 12:55am Saturday, 1:25am 
  Rt. 22 to Laurentian West 11:35pm, 12:35am, 1:35am, 2:35am
Koenigstrasse Garten (Bobby O' Brian's) Routes from Charles St. Terminal 11:15pm, 12:00am, 1:05am, 1:50am, 2:30am
Oktoberfest Haus (King and Frederick) Routes from Charles St. Terminal 11:15pm, 12:00am, 1:05am, 1:50am, 2:30am
Uber Haus (Maxwells - 35 University Avenue East) Rt. 8 Downtown via Weber 11:38pm, 12:22am, 1:30am, 2:10am
  Rt. 8 University (Downtown via Westmount) 11:25pm, 12:10am, 1:20am, 2:01am
  Rt. 12 Conestoga Mall 11:45pm, 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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