Greater Sudbury Transit Rules and Etiquette
For more information: 705-675-3333
Monday to Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Bus fare may be paid with exact change, Day Passes, Family Passes, 5 and 10 ride passes or 31 day passes. Our drivers cannot make change. Please have your fare ready upon boarding, and deposit it into the fare box. Passengers must show Transit issued Photo I.D. when using a pass or discounted fare. For more information, visit our pass and fare pricing page.
Transit users may obtain a free transfer from the bus driver when paying fares by cash or 5 ride or 10 ride cards. Transfers are valid only on the first available bus travelling to the passenger's destination and are not transferable. PLEASE ASK FOR YOUR TRANSFER WHEN BOARDING THE BUS. Day Pass, Family Pass and 31 day pass holders do not require transfers.
Please board the bus by the front door then move towards the rear of the bus to make room for others. Please leave the front seats for those who may find it difficult to make their way to the back of the bus.
For the convenience of those boarding, please exit the bus by the rear doors whenever possible. Crossing in front of the bus is unsafe. Always cross at the rear of the bus or wait until the bus has pulled away from the curb.
After 6 p.m. Stop Request:
After 6 p.m. you can ask a bus operator to let you off at a spot along the route other than your usual bus stop, if it is safe to do so - just let the operator know in advance. Ask your driver at least one bus stop before your regular stop.
Let your driver find a safe place to open the door. This may not be the exact spot you’ve requested. Please exit by the front door only.
Smoking is prohibited on the buses, in the shelters and on many areas of the Transit Centre property. Please obey posted signs.
Passengers must remain behind the yellow line and refrain from chatting with the bus operator.
Radios or other devices producing sound can only be used with headphones. Sound must also be kept low enough to not interfere with other passengers.
Please respect the comfort of others by not eating on board the bus.
Keep seats clean by keeping your feet on the floor.
Foul language and/or inappropriate topics of conversation will NOT be tolerated.
Greater Sudbury Transit has a fully accessible transit fleet. Please note that extra-large wheelchairs cannot be accommodated and a maximum of only two wheelchairs can be accommodated at one time.
Passengers using scooters must transfer to a seat to avoid the risk of injury to themselves and others.
At Greater Sudbury Transit, we work hard to keep our buses on schedule, but on occasion, bad weather and traffic conditions make it difficult for the buses to run on time. Greater Sudbury Transit schedules are subject to change.
Greater Sudbury Transit buses can be chartered for sightseeing, special tours, and sports events. For further information, please call 705-675-3333.
Greater Sudbury Transit Information Service is on call for you from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday to Friday, and from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday. Call 705-675-3333.
Bus Passes are available for sale at the Transit Centre Kiosk located at 9 Elm Street in downtown Sudbury. Photo identification is available at the Transit Centre Kiosk which is open Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Pets are permitted on the bus only when contained within a proper carrying container. The container should be placed on the floor of the bus and not on the seats or the wheel wells to avoid injury should the container slide while the bus is in motion. Guide dogs are always permitted.