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Less GO bus service for colleges, universities, starting December 8



As the fall term at local colleges and universities winds down, fewer passengers travel by GO buses to and from campuses.

GO Transit is decreasing some of its college-and-university services starting Sunday, December 8.

Full service resumes January, 2020.


GO is decreasing service along these routes: 15 Brantford / Burlington; 25 Waterloo / Mississauga; 29 Guelph / Mississauga; 45 Mississauga / Highway 407; 47 Hamilton / Highway 407; 48 Guelph / York U; 51 Pickering / Highway 407; 52 Oshawa / Highway 407; 54 Markham / Highway 407; 88 Peterborough / Oshawa.


15 Brantford / Burlington

Friday, December 6 is the last day this year that GO operates the eastbound buses that usually leave Downtown Brantford Terminal at 11:51 a.m. and 1:38 p.m. Fridays. The buses usually arrive in McMaster University GO Bus Terminal at 12:23 and 2:28 p.m. They end their trips in Aldershot GO Station bus terminal at 12:46 and 2:43 p.m.

Instead, GO operates operates the McMaster-to-Aldershot leg of the trips, with buses leaving “Mac” at their usual times of 12:23 and 2:28 p.m. By cancelling service west of McMaster, GO operates the buses along the 15A branch of the route, instead of the main 15 branch.


Regular Friday service resumes Friday, January 10.


You can view the schedules for the route here (.pdf).

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29 Guelph / Mississauga

Friday, December 6 is the last day this year that GO operates the eastbound buses that usually leave Guelph Central Station bus terminal at 12:45 and 1:40 p.m. Fridays. (The buses usually end their trips in Square One GO Bus Terminal at 2:05 and 3:05 p.m.)


Regular Friday service resumes Friday, January 11.


You can view the schedules for the route here (.pdf).

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48 Guelph / Highway 407

48A branch

Friday, December 6 is the last day this year that GO operates the eastbound bus that usually leaves Meadowvale GO Station bus terminal at 7:05 a.m. Mondays to Fridays. (The bus usually ends its trip in Highway 407 Station bus terminal at 7:30 a.m.)

It’s also the last day that GO operates the westbound buses that usually leave Highway 407 Station at 2:45, 3:45 and 5:45 p.m. (The buses usually end their trips in Meadowvale at 3:10, 4:15 and 6:15 p.m.)

Buses serving the 48A branch of the route operate express - without stopping - between Meadowvale GO Station and Highway 407 Station.


Regular Monday-to-Friday service resumes Monday, January 6, 2020.


You can view the schedules for the route here (.pdf).

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47 Hamilton / York U

47B branch

Friday, December 6 is the last day this year that GO operates the eastbound buses that usually leave McMaster University GO Bus Terminal at 2:30, 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. (The buses usually end their trips in Square One GO Bus Terminal at 3:10, 5:10 and 6:10 p.m.)

It’s also the last day this year that it operates the westbound buses that usually leave Square One terminal at 7:40, 8:10 and 8:40 a.m. (The buses usually end their trips in “Mac” terminal at 8:20, 8:50 and 9:20 a.m.)

Friday, December 6 is the last day this year that GO operates the eastbound buses that usually leave McMaster University GO Bus Terminal at 12:10, 3, 3:30, 4, 5 and 6 p.m. Fridays. (The buses usually end their trips in Square One GO Bus Terminal at 12:50, 3:40, 4:10, 4:40, 5:40 and 6:40 p.m.)

Buses serving the 47B branch operate express - without stopping - between McMaster University and Square One GO Bus Terminals.

47C branch

Friday, December 6 is the last day this year that GO operates the eastbound buses that usually leave “Mac” at 2:37, 3:02, 3:32, 4:02, 4:47, 5:02, 6:12 and 6:42 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. (The buses usually end their trips in Erin Mills Transitway Station at 3:12, 3:37, 4:07, 4:37, 5:27, 5:42, 6:47 and 7:17 p.m.)

It’s also the last day that GO operates the eastbound bus that usually leaves “Mac” at 12:42 and1:42 p.m. Fridays. (The buses usually ends their trips in Erin Mills at 1:17 and 2:17 p.m.)

Friday, December 6 is also the last day that GO operates the westbound buses that usually leave Erin Mills at 7:15, 8:15, 9:15, 9:50, 10:20, 10:50 and 11:20 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. (The buses usually end their trips in “Mac” terminal at 7:55, 8:55, 9:50, 10:25, 10:55, 11:25 and 11:55 a.m. and 12:55 p.m.)

Buses serving the 47C branch are partial express trips - they operate between McMaster University GO Bus Terminal and Erin Mills Transitway Station, stopping only in the Trafalgar / Highway 407 “Park and Ride” carpool lot.

47F branch

Friday, December 6 is the last day that GO operates the eastbound buses that usually leave “Mac” at 2:40, 3:40 and 6:40 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. (The buses usually end their trips in Highway 407 Station at 3:50, 4:40, 5:50 and 7:45 p.m.)

It’s also the last day that it operates the eastbound buses that usually leave “Mac” at 12:40, 1:10, 1:40, 2:10, 2:30, 3:10, 4:10, 4:30, 5:10, 5:30, 6:10 and 7:10 p.m. Fridays. (The buses usually end their trips in Highway 407 Station terminal at 1:45, 2:15, 2:45, 3:15, 3:40, 4:20, 5:20, 5:40, 6:20, 6:40, 7:15 and 7:45 p.m.)

Friday, December 6 is also the last day that GO operates the westbound buses that usually leave Highway 407 Station at 7:35 and 8:35 a.m. Mondays to Fridays. (The buses usually end their trips in McMaster University GO Bus Terminal at 8:40 and 9:35 a.m.)

Buses serving the 47F branch operate express between McMaster University GO Bus Terminal and and Highway 407 Station bus terminal, stopping only in Bramalea GO Station bus terminal.

47H branch

Friday, December 7 is the last day GO operates any buses along the branch - except for two westbound buses. The buses leave the Bronte Road / Highway 407 “Park and Ride” carpool lot at 7:11 and 7:41 a.m. Mondays to Fridays. (They end their trips in McMaster University GO Bus Terminal at 7:40 and 8:10 a.m.)

Buses serving the 47H branch drop off or pick up passengers at all stops between McMaster and the carpool lot.


Regular Monday-to-Friday service resumes Monday, January 6. Regular Friday service resumes Friday, January 11.


You can view the schedules for the route here (.pdf).

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54 Markham / Highway 407

54C branch

Friday, December 6 is the last day this year that GO operates the westbound buses that usually leave Mount Joy GO Station at 2:40, 3:40, 4:40, 5:10, 5:40 and 6:40 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays. (The buses end their trips in Highway 407 Station bus terminal at 3:10, 4:10, 5:10, 5:40, 6:10 and 7:10 p.m.)

It’s also the last day that GO operates the eastbound buses that leave Highway 407 Station at 7:05, 7:50 and 8:55 a.m. Mondays to Fridays. (The buses usually end their trips in Mount Joy GO Station bus terminal at 7:20, 8:25 and 9:25 a.m.)

Buses serving the 54C branch drop off or pick up passengers at all stops between Mount Joy and Markham GO Stations, then operate express — without stopping — between Markham GO Station and Highway 407 Station.


Regular Monday-to-Friday service resumes Monday, January 6.


You can view the schedules for the route here (.pdf).

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45 Mississauga / Highway 407

45A branch

Thursday, December 5 is the last day this year that GO operates the eastbound buses that usually leave Square One GO Bus Terminal at 9:50, 10:25, 10:55 a.m. Mondays to Thursdays. (The buses usually end their trips in Highway 407 Station bus terminal at 10:20, 10:50 and 11:20 p.m.)

It’s also the last day this year that go operates the westbound buses that usually leave Highway 407 Station at 5:35, 5:55, 6:25, 6:55, 7:25 and 10:05 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays. (The buses usually end their trips in Square One terminal at 6:10, 6:30, 6:55, 7:20, 7:50 and 10:30 p.m.)

Friday, December 6 is the last day this year that GO operates any buses along the branch.

Buses serving the 45A branch of the route operate express - without stopping - between Square One GO Bus Terminal and Highway 407 Station.


Regular Monday-to-Thursday and Monday-to-Friday service resumes Monday, January 6.


You can view the schedules for the route here (.pdf).

52 Oshawa / Highway 407

52A branch

Friday, December 6 is the last day this year that GO operates any buses along the branch.

Buses serving the 52A branch operate express - without stopping - between Unionville GO Station and the North Oshawa campus of Durham College / Ontario Tech University.

52B branch

Friday, December 6 is the last day this year that GO operates any buses along the branch.

Buses serving the 52B branch operate between the North Oshawa Campus of Durham College / Ontario Tech University and Highway 407 Station, stopping only in Richmond Hill Centre Terminal.

52D branch

Friday, December 6 is the last day this year that GO operates any buses along the branch, except the westbound buses that usually leave Richmond Hill Centre Terminal at 7:35, 8:35 and 9:25 a.m. Mondays to Fridays. (The buses end their trips in Highway 407 Station bus terminal at 7:50, 8:50 and 9:50 a.m.)

Buses serving the 52D branch operate express - without stopping - between Richmond Hill Centre Terminal and Highway 407 Station.


Regular Monday-to-Friday service resumes Monday, January 6.


You can view the schedules for the route here (.pdf).

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88 Peterborough / Oshawa

Friday, December 6 is the last day this year that GO operates the southbound buses that usually leave Peter Gzowski College on the Symons campus of Trent University at 12:46, 3:28 and 4:48 p.m. Fridays. (The buses usually end their trips in Oshawa GO Station bus terminal at 2:21, 5:03 and 6:23 p.m.)

It’s also the last day that GO operates the northbound buses that usually leave Oshawa at 1:22, 3:19 and 7:22 p.m. Fridays. (The buses end their trips on the Trent campus at 2:52, 4:54 and 8:52 p.m.)


Regular Friday service resumes Friday, January 11, 2020.


You can view the schedules for the route here (.pdf).

51 Pickering / York U

51A branch

Thursday, December 5 is the last day this year that GO operates the westbound buses that usually leave Scarborough Centre GO Bus Terminal at 10:30, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays. (The buses usually end their trips in Highway 407 Station bus terminal at 10:55 and 11:55 a.m. and 1:55 p.m.)

Friday, December 6 is the last day this year that GO operates the westbound buses that usually leave Scarborough at 8:25, 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. (The buses usually end their trips in Highway 407 Station terminal at 8:55, 9:55 a.m. and 12:55 p.m.)

Buses serving the 51A branch operate express - without stopping - between Scarborough Centre GO Bus Terminal and Highway 407 Station.

51B branch

Friday, December 6 is the last day this year that GO operates the westbound buses that usually leave Pickering GO Station bus terminal at 7, 7:40, 8:40, 9:40, 10:10, 10:40 and 11:10 a.m. Mondays to Fridays. (The buses usually end their trips in Highway 407 terminal at 7:50, 8:30, 9:30, 10:30, 11 and 11:30 a.m. and noon.)

It’s also the last day that GO operates the eastbound buses that usually leave Highway 407 Station at 2:50, 3:50, 4:20, 5:20 and 5:50 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. (The buses usually end their trips in Pickering at 3:35, 4:35, 5:05, 6:05 and 6:35 p.m.)

Buses serving the 51B branch of the route drop off or pick up passengers at local stops between Pickering GO Station and the Brock Road / Highway 407 “Park and Ride” carpool lot, then operate express - without stopping - between the carpool lot and Highway 407 Station.

51C branch

Friday, December 6 is the last day this year that GO operates the westbound buses that usually leave the University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus at 3:02, 3:27, 3:57, 4:55 and 5:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. (The buses usually end their trips in Highway 407 Station bus terminal at 3:47, 4:12, 4:42, 5:45 and 6:20 p.m.)

Buses serving the 51C branch of the route drop off or pick up passengers at stops between the University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus and Centennial College’s Progress campus, then operate express - without stopping - between the Centennial campus and Highway 407 Station.

51D branch

Friday, December 6 is the last day this year that GO operates any buses along the branch.

Buses serving the 51Dbranch of the route drop off or pick up passengers at stops between the University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus and Centennial College’s Progress campus, then operate express - without stopping - between the Centennial campus and Richmond Hill Centre Terminal.


Regular Monday-to-Thursday and Monday-to-Friday service resumes Monday, January 6.


You can view the schedules for the route here (.pdf).

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25 Waterloo / Mississauga

25 branch

Friday, December 6 is the last day this year that GO operates the eastbound buses that usually leave Ring Road beside the William G. Davis Computer Sciences Centre on the University of Waterloo campus at 3:35 and 4:45 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays. (The buses usually end their trips in Square One GO Bus Terminal at 5:05 and 6:50 p.m.)

It’s also the last day that GO operates the eastbound buses that usually leave the Davis Centre at 2:40 and 5:40 p.m. Fridays (The buses usually end their trips in Square One terminal at 4:45 and 7:45 p.m.)

25B branch

Friday, December 6 is the last day this year that GO operates the eastbound bus that usually leaves the Davis Centre at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays. (The bus usually ends its trip in Square One terminal at 6:50 p.m.)

It’s also the last day this year that GO operates the eastbound buses that usually leave the Davis Centre at 12:05, 1:05, 1:30, 2:30, 3:25, 4:35 and 8:15 p.m. Fridays. (The buses usually end their trips in Square One terminal at 1:20, 2:20, 2:50, 3:50, 4:50, 6 and 9:20 p.m.)

Buses serving the 25B branch operate express - without stopping - between the University of Waterloo campus and Square One.

25C branch

Sunday, December 1 was the last day this year that GO operates the eastbound bus that usually leaves the Davis Centre at 3:30 p.m. Sundays. (The bus usually ends its trip in Square One terminal at 4:50 p.m.)

It’s also the last day that GO operates the westbound buses that usually leave Square One at 1:55, 2:55, 3:55, 4:55, 5:55, 6:55, 7:55 and 8:40 p.m. Sundays. (The buses usually end their trips on the University of Waterloo campus at 3:10, 4:10, 5:10, 6:15, 7:10, 8:10, 9:10 and 10:05 p.m.)

Monday, December 2 was the last day this year that GO operates the westbound buses that usually leave Square One at 8:30 and 9:30 a.m. Mondays. (The buses usually end their trips on the Waterloo campus at 9:50 and 10:50 a.m.)

Friday, December 6 is the last day that GO operates the eastbound buses that usually leave the Davis Centre at 4:45 and 5:40 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays. (The buses usually end their trips in Square One terminal at 6:15 and 7:05 p.m.)

It’s also the last day that it operates the eastbound buses that usually leave the Davis Cenre at 1:40, 2:40 and 3:35 p.m. Fridays. (The buses usually end their trips in Square One terminal at 3:05, 4:05 and 5:05 p.m.)

And, it’s the last day this year that GO operates the westbound bus that usually leaves Square One at 7 a.m. Mondays to Fridays. (The bus usually ends its trip on the University of Waterloo campus at 8:20 a.m.

Buses serving the 25C branch drop off or pick up passengers on the campuses of the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, then operate express to and from Square One.

25F branch

Friday, December 6 is the last day this year that GO operates the eastbound buses that usually leave the Davis Centre at noon, 12:30, 1, 2, 2:20, 2:30, 3, 3:20, 4, 4:20, 5, 5:30, 6 and 7 p.m. (The buses usually end their trips in Highway 407 Station bus terminal at 1:30, 2:05, 2:35, 3:50, 4:40, 5:05, 5:45, 6:10, 6:45, 7:45 and 8:30 p.m.)

Buses serving the 25F branch of the route drop off or pick up passengers on the campuses of the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, then operate express to and from York University.


Regular Sunday service resumes Sunday, January 5, 2020. Regular Monday and Monday-to-Friday service resumes Monday, January 6. Regular Thursday-and-Friday service resumes Thursday, January 10. Regular Friday service resumes Friday, January 11.


You can view the schedules for the route [here]https://www.gotransit.com/staticfiles/gotransit/assets/pdf/TripPlanning/FullSchedules/FS31082019/Table25MI.pdf) (.pdf).

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