Routes that service the University of Guelph

Guelph Transit offers Gordon Corridor route to assist during high traffic periods.

The Gordon Corridor bus route is used to pick up riders along Gordon Street during peak times between the University of Guelph and the Clock Tower (located at the intersection of Clairfields Drive and Farley Drive). This bus service is only offered when an extra bus is available and is meant to assist during high traffic periods. It is not regularly scheduled and should not be a rider’s first choice for travel planning.

More about the Gordon Corridor route

 

Your student card is your ticket to ride

Students at the University of Guelph can use their valid student cards to travel on Guelph Transit. Students must have their bus pass stickers on their student cards in order to use their card as a valid fare for Guelph Transit.

Important dates to remember

  • Saturday, August 27 to Friday, September 9 – Grace period, Fall 2016 stickers not required
  • Tuesday, September 6 – Express bus service starts
  • Thursday, September 8 – First day of regular classes, first day of Bus Pass Sticker Distribution (PCH)
  • Thursday, September 8 (morning of Friday September 9) – Late night bus service begins
  • Friday, September 9 – Second day Bus Pass Sticker Distribution (Peter Clark Hall)
  • Saturday, September 10 – First day Fall Sticker must be presented to Drivers
  • Monday, September 12 – Third of three days of Bus Pass Sticker Distribution (CSA Boardroom)
  • Tuesday, October 11 – No Classes Scheduled
  • Wednesday, November 30 – Last day of regular classes
  • Monday, December 5 to Friday, December 16 – Examination Period
  • Monday, December 19 – Friday, January 6 – No express bus service
  • Friday, December 18 – Wednesday January 11 – No late night bus service
  • Thursday, January 12, 2017 (Morning of Friday January 13) – Late night bus service resumes

Schedules and maps

Where to catch your bus at the University of Guelph

Express Service

Guelph Transit operates several express buses that service the university campus and surrounding areas. These routes provide service every 20 minutes during service hours. Please refer to the express route schedules below for detailed information.

New schedules effective Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Route Platform
50 Stone Road Express 12
56 Victoria Express 11
57 Ironwood Express 11
58 Edinburgh Express 12

Year round Service

The following routes provide service to the University of Guelph year round. Please note that Route 16 doesn’t provide service to University Centre – bus stops are located on Gordon Street.

ROUTE PLATFORM
1A College Edinburgh 3
1B College Edinburgh 5
2A West Loop 10
2B West Loop 7
3A West Loop 9
3B West Loop 6
5 Gordon 8
6 Harvard Ironwood 2
7 Kortright Downey 1
15 University College 0
16 Southgate Gordon Street

Late night bus service

Guelph Transit, in partnership with the Central Students Association, operates several late night routes, a downtown shuttle and a special Sunday route that provides transit service once regular Guelph Transit service had ended. Service on these routes is provided from September to April, with the exception of winter break, reading week and statutory and civic holidays. Please note that these routes provide drop-off service only.

Late night bus service operates Tuesday to Saturday, servicing the university area. Late night service is also offered on Sunday, but on a modified route. Passengers will be picked up at the University Centre only.

672 kBMap of the Late Night routes and Downtown to U of G Shuttle

West Hanlon Kortright Loop

This route will travel from the University Centre, turning right on Stone Road East, right on Edinburgh Road South, left on Wilsonview Avenue, left on Scottsdale Drive, right on Janefield Avenue, left on College Avenue West, continuing on Stone Road West, right on Woodland Glen Drive, left on Downey Road, continue on Kortright Road West, left on Ironwood Road, right on Scottsdale Drive, left on Kortright Road West, left on Gordon Street, right on Stone Road and left into the University Centre.

This route will depart from the University Centre starting at 12:30 a.m., with the last bus leaving the University Centre at 3:30 a.m.

Victoria Clair Loop

This route will travel from the University Centre, turning right on South Ring Road, left on Gordon Street, left on Arkell Road, right on Victoria Road South, right on Clair Road East, right on Gordon Street, right on Stone Road East and left into the University Centre.

This route will depart from the University Centre starting at 12:30 a.m., with the last bus leaving the University Centre at 3:30 a.m.

Gordon Edinburgh Loop

This will travel from the University Centre, turning right on South Ring Road, left on Gordon Street, right on Clair Road West, right on Gosling Gardens, right on Clairfields Drive West, left on Gordon Street, left on Edinburgh Road South, right on Youngman Drive, left on Harvard Road, left on Gordon Street, right on Stone Road East and left into the University Centre.

This route will depart from the University Centre starting at 12:30 a.m., with the last bus leaving the University Centre at 3:30 a.m.

Downtown Shuttle

The downtown shuttle operates on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday mornings only, with the first bus leaving the University Centre at 12:30 a.m. and the last bus leaving Guelph Central Station at 3:15 a.m. Passengers will be picked up at the University Centre and Guelph Central Station only.

This route will travel from Guelph Central Station, platform 11, turning left on Wyndham Street, right on Wellington Street, left on Gordon Street, left on College Ave., right on East Ring Road, right on South Ring Road., and right into the University Centre, platform 15. The route departs the University Centre and turns right on South Ring Road, right on Gordon Street, right on Wellington Street and left on MacDonnell Street to Guelph Central Station.

Sunday Service

The Sunday Route leaves the University Centre every hour starting at 6:30 p.m., with the last bus leaving the University Centre at 12:30 a.m. This route does not provide service from 9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

This route will travel from the University Centre directly down Gordon Street to the Clairfields traffic circle, and will then make a return trip on Gordon Street, turning left on Edinburgh Road, left on Kortright Road West, right on Woodland Glen, left on Stone Road West, right on College Avenue West, right on Devere Drive, left on Flanders Road, left on Hanlon Road, right on College Avenue West, right on Janefield Avenue, left on Scottsdale Drive, right on College Avenue West, left on Edinburgh Road South, right on London Road West, right on Woolwich Street, left on Macdonell Street, right on Elizabeth Street, right on Victoria Road North, right on College Avenue East, left on East Ring Road, and right on South Ring Road, where it will return to the University Centre.

This route is not shown on the map.

Lost and found

Lost student cards found on Guelph Transit buses are sent to Student Client Services in the University Centre. Confiscated student cards are sent to the Campus Police office. For all other lost items, please contact Guelph Transit at transit@guelph.ca or 519-822-1811. Please remember that Guelph Transit is not responsible for items lost on the bus.

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