Bus service

GRT operates more than 50 bus routes in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Elmira and New Hamburg. All of GRT's conventional buses are fully accessible "kneeling" buses with low floors and wheelchair ramps. Learn more about GRT's accessible buses

GRT also provides BusPlus service in new neighbourhoods and on new routes. BusPlus uses smaller 19-seat vehicles which are fully accessible and equipped with a lift and wheelchair spaces.

Learn how to ride the bus

Express buses

GRT operates express bus routes that provide frequent, limited-stop service along major corridors in Kitchener-Waterloo and Cambridge: 302 ION bus, route 201, 202, 203, 204, 205 and 206. The iXpress/ION bus rapid transit routes have shelters with digital signs showing real-time departure information for the next bus. Select stations also have map displays, bike racks and bike lockers.

Learn more about GRT's express service

ION light rail

ION is the Region of Waterloo's rapid transit system. ION is made up of light rail and bus rapid transit (BRT). 

ION light rail consists of a 17-kilometre route between Conestoga Station in Waterloo to the Fairway Station in Kitchener, with 19 stops in between.

Learn more about ION light rail

Door-to-door accessible services

All of GRT's conventional buses are fully accessible. For customers who are unable to use conventional transit, GRT provides specialized transit services, including door-to-door service using specialized vehicles.

Learn more about accessible services