- Attention: Welland Transit Passengers
The loading /unloading locations at the Terminal for the buses will change effective January 6, 2014. This change is necessary to accommodate the rerouting of Route 5 and to better serve our passengers. Diagrams of the new locations are available at the Terminal. For assistance ask at the Terminal counter, call our office or ask your driver for help. 905 – 735-1700 x 3101
- Attention Route 5 Lincoln-Wellington Passengers
Effective January 6, 2014 the following route improvements will take place. Route 5 will travel in the opposite direction that it presently travels. This adjustment will provide improved travel times to the east end of the East Main St. area and for the Cooks Mills TransCab residents. The Transit Study has suggested that we make this change to provide improved service to residents in this area.
- Welland Transit Fare Increase Effective October 1, 2013
On Tuesday September 10, 2013 Welland City Council approved a fare increase effective October 1, 2013. Details of the changes and the new fare structure can be viewed below.
- Attention Pt. Colborne Passengers
Port Colborne Community Bus - Extended Hours Pilot Project
Effective Monday November 11, 2013 the Port Colborne Community Bus service will be extended to provide 2 additional hours of service Monday to Friday.
The Port Colborne East Community bus will have an additional trip one hour earlier at 7:00 am and one hour later with an additional trip at 5:00 pm. The Port Colborne West Community Bus will have an additional trip at 7:30 am and at 5:30 pm.
This additional service will be on a pilot project basis for 6 months to determine the demand for and ridership levels. This new service will allow residents to access the Vale Health and Wellness Centre, the downtown and many other areas of the Community. Click here to view Port Colborne Community Bus Schedules
Effective Oct. 1, 2013 Fare Increase… Pt. Colborne fares match Welland fares. Community Bus cash fares increase $0.25 to $2.75 for Adults, students and seniors and to $1.50 for children. All categories of 22 punch passes are eliminated. No change in monthly or 10 ride Econo passes. 10 ride Link passes increase to $32.00 See attached for full details…
Minor Route Change West Community… Effective Monday Sept. 30, 2013. upon arrival at Ash and Elm St. bus will turn left onto Elm St. and right onto Charlotte, stop at City Hall.
Full routing … West on Charlotte from City Hall; Right onto Elm St.; Left onto Neff St.; Left onto Fielden; Right onto Elgin St.; Right onto Steele St.; Right onto Borden; Left onto Elm; Left onto Barrick; Left onto Steele; Right onto Northland Ave.; Across West Side Rd. – Left into Plaza; Left at stop sign in front of Canadian Tire; Right onto West Side Rd.; Right onto Coronation Dr.; Right onto Corvette Dr.; Right onto Merritt Parkway; Right onto West Side Rd.; Across #3 Highway Left onto Killaly; Right onto Steele St.; Right onto Elgin St. (Use circle at end to turn around and come back out); Right onto Steele St.; Across Sugarloaf (Behind Hospital, past Northland Pointe); Left onto Fielden to Sugarloaf; Across Sugarloaf; Right onto Ash St.; Left onto Elm St.; Right onto Charlotte – End at City Hall
- Attention Niagara College and Brock Students
Bus Schedule Sept. 2013 – April 2014
Welcome students effective September 3, 2013 Niagara College and Brock University eligible students will be entitled to free access to all Welland Transit services at no charge by simply showing your validated student card.
For service to and from Niagara College Welland Campus to Brock University see Brock link schedule Link below
Brock Link schedule
For service to or from Niagara College Welland Campus to Niagara on the Lake campus please see NOTL Link schedule below
NOTL Link schedule
Routes 2, 3, 8 and 10 service Niagara College from within Welland. Please see our Routes and Schedules section or call our office 905 735-1700 x 3101
- Fitch Bus Service
Effective July 2, 2013 Route # 4 Fitch St. bus service will return on a split schedule service for Monday to Friday. A split schedule service provides coverage during the morning and afternoon “rush hours” and provides a trip at the noon hour to allow you to go out or return home after the A.M. rush hour. Saturday service will return to the previous hourly service schedule. Please see schedule for Monday to Friday and Saturday service or call office for details 905 735-1700 x 3101. TransCab service in the Fitch St. area will cease on June 29, 2013.
- Attention Route 2 Rice Rd. Passengers
Effective Saturday July 6, 2013 Rice Rd. Saturday schedule will return to an hourly service. Please see Service schedule or call office for details 905 735-1700 x 3101
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Priority & Courtesy Seating
- Attention Port Colborne Link Passengers
Effective Monday June 10, 2013, the following schedule will come into effect. This schedule will allow for better connections to the Regional buses.
- Niagara Region Transit
New Bus Service between St. Catharines, Niagara Falls and Welland with improved feeder service to and from Pt. Colborne and Ft. Erie. Please follow the link for more details www.niagararegion.ca/transit
- Accessible Conventional Service
Welland Transit is pleased to announce that Route #3 First Avenue is now accessible. This provides accessible service to Niagara College and the Wellness Centre.
Notice: Route #6 Ontario Rd. Detour … Due to the closure of Ontario Rd. at the Railway tracks east of Plymouth, effective Monday September 30, 2013 the following detour will be in effect.
Upon arrival at Ontario and Plymouth the bus will turn Left onto Plymouth; Right onto Lincoln; Right onto Coventry; Right onto Southworth; Right onto Ontario Rd.; enter Rose City Plaza follow regular routing to Southworth and Ontario; then straight down Southworth and Crowland turning Left onto Hagar and following regular routing to the Terminal.
This detour is expected to last until Friday October 4, 2013. We apologize for the inconvenience this may create. Please call our office for clarification. 905 735-1700 x 3101
Detour - for Lincoln - Wellington Route #5 - Please click here for information regarding changes to Welland Transit Route 5 (Lincoln - Wellington). Effective Monday July 25th. This detour will be in effect until traffic lights are installed at Wavell and Lincoln.