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

Winter 2015/Spring 2016

  • Friday, December 4 – Last day of regular classes
  • Saturday, December 19 – Friday, January 15 – Grace period, winter 2015 stickers not required.
  • Monday, December 7 – Friday December 18 – Examination period.
  • Thursday, December 17 (morning of Friday December 18) – Last night of Late Night service for University of Guelph.
  • Sunday, January 10, 2016 (morning of Monday, January 11)– Late night service resumes
  • Monday, January 11 – First day of regular classes.
  • Thursday, January 14 – Friday, January 15 – Bus Pass sticker Distribution.
  • Saturday, January 16 – First day the winter sticker must be affixed to a University of Guelph student card to be considered valid fare
  • Monday, February 15 – Friday February 19 – Reading week, no express bus service
  • Friday, April 8 – Last day of regular classes.
  • Monday, April 11 – Friday, April 22 – Examination period.
  • Thursday, April 20 – Last night for late night service. Late night service ends in the early morning hours of Friday, April 21
  • Friday, April 22 – Classes conclude. Express bus service ends.

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 3, 2013

Route Platform Schedule Map
50 Stone Road Express 12 PDF / NextBus PDF / NextBus
56 Victoria Express 11 PDF / Excel / NextBus PDF / NextBus
57 Harvard Express 11 PDF / NextBus PDF / NextBus
58 Edinburgh Express 12 PDF / NextBus PDF / NextBus

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

Service will resume September 5, 2015. Please check back soon as the official date will be posted on our website shortly.

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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