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Looking for an affordable, comfortable and convenient way to get to and from Toronto, Hamilton, and London? Try the Fed Bus!

This service is offered by the Federation of Students as an alternative to other bus services. For the latest information and to share any questions or comments, call the Turnkey Desk office at 519-888-4434 or email

Purchasing a Ticket

Purchase tickets in advance at the Turnkey Desk in the Student Life Centre or online at

One way ticket - $11
Round trip ticket - $20

Don't forget to bring your Watcard when you buy your Fed Bus tickets and when boarding the bus! Only University of Waterloo undergraduate students may ride the Fed Bus.

Fed Bus Schedule

Click here to view the schedule. This schedule is generally accurate, but it may change for holidays, Reading Week, or due to other circumstances.

Buses may be late due to traffic conditions. All buses depart on Friday from the Davis Centre (DC) front entrance on Ring Road and return on Sunday night at 7:30 p.m. from each location.

Bus Stops

  • Downsview - The Kiss'n'Ride in front of the subway entrance
  • McCowan (Scarborough) - the McCowan Subway stop, corner of Busby and McCowan
  • York Mills - Behind the Shell service station across from the subway entrance at the corner of Old York Mill Road and Yonge Street
  • Richmond Hill - The York Region Transit and Viva terminal on 8700 Yonge Street. It was built near the ramp that connects Highway 7 and Yonge Street
  • London* - At the bus terminal in Masonville Mall at the corner of Richmond and Fanshawe
  • Hamilton*/Burlington* - Hamilton - Sheraton Hotel entrance at Jackson Square - Burlington - Aldershot GO Station

* Only runs during the Fall and Winter terms.

Useful Information

  • Your luggage must fit either on your lap or under your seat.
  • To be guaranteed a ticket, you must purchase one by Wednesday at 3pm.
  • You must show your Watcard to purchase tickets and board the bus.
  • The bus does not run during exam time.
  • All sales are fine; Refunds or exchanges are not permitted.