Operating hours

Christmas Day - Wednesday, December 25

  • Route 301 ION light rail: Service every 30 minutes until approximately 10 pm
  • Routes 7, 51, 201, 302: Service every 30 minutes until approximately 6pm
  • Routes 1, 6, 8, 12, 55, 56, 59, 60, 61, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206: Service every 60 minutes until approximately 6pm

Boxing Day - Thursday, December 26

  • Holiday service, except Route 302 ION Bus, which will run on a Sunday schedule. Holiday service is noted on all route schedules.

New Year's Eve - Tuesday, December 31

New Year's Day - Wednesday, January 1

  • Holiday service. Holiday service is noted on all route schedules.

Christmas period: Monday, December 23 - Sunday, January 5

  • Route 7: Removed 2:25pm Southbound trip from Conestoga Station
  • Route 8: Removed extra trips between Weber/Ottawa and Fairway Station and King/University and Central Station
  • Route 9: Removed extra trips between Cedarbrae/Glen Forrest and UW. Reduced Midday and early evening service from 15 to 30 minutes
  • Route 10: Reduced Peak and Midday service from 15 to 30 minutes
  • Route 12: Removed extra trips between Ottawa/Westmount and King/University. Removed 5:45pm Northbound trip from Fairway Station
  • Route 13: Removed extra trips between Laurelwood/Erbsville and UW. Reduced Midday and early evening service from 15 to 30 minutes
  • Route 19: Removed extra trips between Albert/Hazel and UW. Reduced Midday and early evening service from 15 to 30 minutes
  • Route 22: Shifted 9:34pm departure from Block Line Station to 9:36pm
  • Route 29: Removed extra trips between Fischer Hallman/Keats and King/University
  • Route 31: Removed extra trips between Columbia/King and UW
  • Route 55: Adjusted Weekday evening running time. Adjusted Saturday and Sunday running time. Visit our schedules page for the updated schedule
  • Route 57: Adjusted Weekday running time. Visit our schedules page for the updated schedule
  • Route 61: Removed extra trips between Preston Prky/Shantz Hill and Conestoga College
  • Route 110, 9801, 9851: No Service during Christmas period.
  • Route 201: Removed extra trips between Block Line Station and Conestoga College. 
  • Route 203: Removed extension from Sportsworld to Conestoga College. Visit our schedules page for the updated schedule
  • Route 206: Adjusted Weekday running time. Visit our schedules page for the updated schedule

Customer service hours

  • Tuesday, Dec. 24: Regular weekday hours
  • Wednesday, Dec. 25: Closed
  • Thursday, Dec. 26
    • Customer Service Centre (105 King St. E): 8:15 am - 6:30 pm
    • Ainslie Street Terminal: 10:05 am - 5:30 pm (closed 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm)
  • Dec. 28-29: Regular weekend hours
  • Dec. 30-31: Regular weekday hours
  • Wednesday, Jan. 1
    • Customer Service Centre (105 King St. E): 8:15 am - 6:30 pm
    • Ainslie Street Terminal: 10:05 am - 5:30 pm (closed 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm)

Ainslie Street Terminal building hours

  • Tuesday, Dec. 24: 5:15 am – 12:15am
  • Wednesday, Dec. 25: 8:15 am – 6:45 pm
  • Thursday, Dec. 26: 7:15 am – 12:35 am
  • Tuesday, Dec. 31: 5:15 am – 1:35 am
  • Wednesday, Jan. 1: 7:15 am – 12:35 am