Schedule Changes

You'll be home for Christmas! Early homebound service December 24

We'll get you home early on Christmas Eve so that you can take advantage of  everything this holiday season has to offer  - time with family and friends, celebrations and even the winter weather.

We've made adjustments to your regularly scheduled trips. Click below to see your early homebound schedule.

GO Service Changes starting January 3

There will be changes to some GO services starting January 3 to meet changing ridership demand.

More Service:

  • Two new weekday train trips on the Milton line and changes to some current train times to provide more frequent service overall.

  • More bus trips on Fridays between York University and the University of Waterloo and between Square One and University of Waterloo.

  • New trips on many GO Bus routes to ease crowding.

Changing Service:

  • Time changes on some Barrie line train trips, including earlier morning departures at some stations to help ensure on-time arrivals at Union Station.

  • Several weekday trips on GO Bus Route 21 will be discontinued with the introduction of the new Milton line trains.

  •  GO Bus Route 67 will now serve the Park & Rides on Hwy. 404 at Queensville Sideroad and at Woodbine and no longer serve the Glenwoods Park & Ride.

  • Minor changes to some GO Bus times, to better reflect actual travel times, and some earlier departures. 

Reinstated Service:

  • GO Bus trips that were suspended for the December exam and holiday period will be reinstated.

Find out if there are changes to your route below.

Lakeshore West Corridor

15 – McMaster University GO Bus

  • Bus trips that serve schools and were suspended for the December exam and holiday period will be reinstated.
  • The weekday westbound trip departing Aldershot GO Station at 8:11 am has been discontinued.

16 – Hamilton/Toronto Express GO Bus

  • Two new Friday ONLY westbound trips from Union at 1:45 p.m. and 2:15 p.m., arriving at Hamilton GO Centre at 3:05 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.

Milton Corridor

21 – Milton GO Train

  • A new weekday morning eastbound trip will depart Milton GO at 8:30 a.m., making all stops and arriving at Union at 9:30 a.m.

  • A new weekday afternoon westbound trip will depart Union at 3:40 p.m., making all stops and arriving at Milton GO at 4:38 p.m.

  • The weekday eastbound trip from Milton GO at 7:53 a.m. will depart five minutes earlier, at 7:48 a.m.  Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

  • The weekday westbound trips from Union at 4:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6:15 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. will depart later, at 4:10 p.m., 4:35 p.m., 6:20 p.m. and 7:05 p.m. respectively. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

  • The weekday westbound trips from Union at 5:10 p.m. and 5:25 p.m. will depart five minutes earlier, at 5:05 p.m. and 5:20 p.m. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

19 – Oakville/North York GO Bus

  • New weekday westbound trip from Finch GO Terminal at 6:25 a.m., making stops at Yonge @ Sheppard, Yorkdale GO Bus Terminal and Toronto (Keele & Hwy. 401), arriving at Square One Bus Terminal at 7:20 a.m.

  • New weekday westbound trip from Finch GO Terminal at 6:50 p.m., making a stop at Yonge @ Sheppard and arriving at Square One Bus Terminal at 7:40 p.m.

20 – Milton/Oakville GO Bus

  • Bus trips that were suspended for the December exam and holiday period will be reinstated.

21– Milton GO Bus

  • With the introduction of the new weekday morning Milton line train, the weekday eastbound bus trips from Milton GO at 8:40 a.m., from Lisgar GO at 8:40 a.m., from Meadowvale GO at 8:55 a.m. and 9:05 a.m., from Streetsville GO at 8:55 a.m. and 9:00 a.m., from Erindale GO at 9:00 a.m., from Square One GO Terminal at 8:35 a.m. and 8:45 a.m., from Cooksville GO at 9:05 a.m., 9:10 a.m. and 9:20 a.m., and from Dixie GO at 9:10 a.m. to Union Station will be discontinued. Customers can take the new 8:30 a.m. train trip from Milton GO or:

For Customers travelling to/ from Square One:

  • Use any MiWay (Mississauga Transit) bus and get a fare discount when you take it to/from connecting GO service.  MiWay operates frequent service between Cooksville GO (at stops on Hurontario St) and Square One with their Route 19 – Hurontario service.

For Customers travelling to/from stops between Milton GO and Meadowvale:

  • Use GO Route 27(Milton/North York) which travels the same route between these two GO stations.  You can transfer between the train and bus at Meadowvale GO on a single GO fare. Note - the bus is not timed to connect with trains, nor will it hold for trains.

Other Mississauga riders can access their nearest GO station using MiWay services and pay a discounted fare.

  • With the introduction of the new weekday afternoon Milton line train, the weekday westbound bus trips from Union to Square One Bus Terminal at 3:05 p.m., 3:10 p.m., 3:20 p.m., and 3:25 p.m., to Erindale GO at 3:10 p.m., to Lisgar GO at 3:05 p.m., 3:20 p.m. and 3:25 p.m., and to Milton GO at 3:15 p.m. and 3:25 p.m. will be discontinued. Customers can take the new 3:40 p.m. Milton line train trip from Union or:

For Customers travelling to/ from Square One:

  • Use any MiWay (Mississauga Transit) bus and get a fare discount when you take it to/from connecting GO service.  MiWay operates frequent service between Cooksville GO (at stops on Hurontario St) and Square One with their Route 19 – Hurontario service.

For Customers travelling to/from stops between Milton GO and Meadowvale:

  • Use GO Route 27(Milton/North York) which travels the same route between these two GO stations.  You can transfer between the train and bus at Meadowvale GO on a single GO fare. NOTE - the bus is not timed to connect with trains, nor will it hold for trains.

Other Mississauga riders can access their nearest GO station using MiWay services and pay a discounted fare.

  • New weekday westbound trip from Union at 12:00 p.m., running express to Meadowvale GO then making stops at Meadowvale Town and Meadowvale (Derry at 9th Line), arriving at Milton GO at 1:05 p.m.

  • New weekday westbound trip from Union at 1:30 p.m., making stops at Dixie GO and Cooksville GO, arriving at Square One Bus Terminal at 2:30 p.m. The weekday westbound trip from Union at 1:20 p.m. to Square One Bus Terminal will depart ten minutes earlier, at 1:10 p.m. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

25 – Waterloo/Mississauga GO Bus

  • Bus trips that were suspended for the December exam and holiday period will be reinstated.

  • New weekday eastbound trip from University of Waterloo at 7:25 a.m., making all stops, arriving at Square One Bus Terminal at 9:10 a.m.

  • Three new Friday ONLY westbound trips will depart Square One Bus Terminal at 6:40 p.m., 8:40 p.m. and 10:40 p.m., arriving at University of Waterloo at 8:25 p.m., 10:20 p.m. and 12:15 a.m.

  • Three new Friday ONLY eastbound trips will depart University of Waterloo at 2:20 p.m., 3:20 p.m. and 5:50 p.m., arriving at York University at 4:05 p.m., 5:15 p.m. and 7:40 p.m.

  • Three new Friday ONLY westbound trips will depart York University at 12:55 p.m., 1:55 p.m. and 3:25 p.m., arriving at University of Waterloo at 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 5:10 p.m.

  • The Friday ONLY eastbound trip from University of Waterloo at 4:40 p.m. to York University will depart twenty minutes earlier, at 4:20 p.m. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

  • The weekday westbound train-meet trip from Milton GO at 5:38 p.m. to University of Waterloo will depart three minutes later, at 5:41 p.m.  Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

  • The weekday westbound train-meet trip from Milton GO at 6:33 p.m. to University of Waterloo will depart seven minutes earlier, at 6:26 p.m.  Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

 27 – Milton/North York GO Bus

  • The weekday eastbound trips from Milton GO at 6:15 a.m., 6:20 a.m., 6:35 a.m. and 7:15 a.m. will depart five minutes earlier, at 6:10 a.m., 6:15 a.m., 6:30 a.m. and 7:10 a.m. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

  • The weekday eastbound trip from Meadowvale GO at 9:00 a.m. will now depart from Milton GO at 8:25 a.m., making stops at Milton (Thompson & Derry), Mississauga (Derry Rd. & 9th Line), Meadowvale Town Centre, Meadowvale GO, Meadowvale (Erin Mills Pkwy @ Miss. Rd), Toronto (Keele & Hwy. 401), Yorkdale GO Terminal, York Mills GO Terminal, Yonge @ Sheppard, and arriving at Finch GO Terminal. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

Kitchener Corridor

29 – Guelph/Mississauga GO Bus

  • Bus trips that were suspended for the December exam and holiday period will be reinstated.

30/31 – Kitchener GO Bus

  • Bus trips that were suspended for the December exam and holiday period will be reinstated.

  • The weekday westbound trip from Union at 12:40 p.m. has been discontinued.  Passengers can be accommodated on trips at 12:20 p.m., 12:50 p.m. or 1:20 p.m.

  • Two new weekday westbound trips from Union at 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. making stops at Brampton (Steeles @ Rutherford), Shopper’s World, Brampton GO, Brampton GO Terminal, Brampton (Hurontario & Bovaird), Mount Pleasant GO, Norval and Georgetown Market, arriving at Georgetown GO at 9:55 p.m. and 10:50 p.m.

  • The three weekday westbound trips from Union at 12:20 p.m., 1:20 p.m. and 2:20 p.m. will now make stops at Brampton GO Terminal, Brampton (Hwy 10 & Bovaird), Mount Pleasant GO, Norval (Hwy 7 & King), Georgetown Market and Georgetown GO, arriving at Georgetown GO at 1:50 p.m., 2:55 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

  • The weekday eastbound trip from Kitchener GO at 8:24 a.m. will depart ten minutes earlier, at 8:14 a.m.

  • The weekday eastbound trips from Brampton GO Terminal at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 p.m. will depart five minutes earlier, at 10:55 a.m., 11:25 a.m. and 1:25 p.m. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

  • The weekday eastbound train-meet trip from Georgetown (Main St.) at 8:09 a.m. to Bramalea GO will depart four minutes later, at 8:13 a.m. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

  • The weekday eastbound train-meet trip from Brampton GO Terminal at 8:54 a.m. to Bramalea GO will depart four minutes later, at 8:58 a.m. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

  • The weekday westbound trip from Union at 12:35 a.m. will depart thirty-five minutes earlier, at 12:00 p.m. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

  • The weekday eastbound trip from Guelph Central at 8:19 a.m. will depart five minutes earlier, at 8:14 a.m. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

  • The three weekday westbound trips from Union at 2:05 p.m., 8:20 p.m. and 9:20 p.m. will depart five minutes earlier, at 2:00 p.m., 8:15 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

  • The weekday westbound trip from Union at 9:40 p.m. will depart five minutes later, at 9:45 p.m. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

  • The weekday westbound trip from Union at 8:40 p.m. will depart five minutes later, at 8:45 p.m.    Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

 33/39 – Kitchener (formerly Georgetown) GO Bus

  • Bus trips that were suspended for the December exam and holiday period will be reinstated.

 34-35-36 – Brampton/ North York GO Bus

  • Bus trips that were suspended for the December exam and holiday period will be reinstated.

37 – Orangeville/ Brampton GO Bus

  • The weekday southbound trip from Orangeville (Orangeville Mall) at 7:54 a.m. will depart four minutes later, at 7:58 a.m. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

  • Caledon (Hwy 10 & Charleston Sideroad) will continue to be served, however, will no longer appear as a time-point on schedules. Caledon (Carpool Lot) will now appear on the schedules.

Hwy. 407 West Corridor

45/46/48 – 407 West GO Bus

  • Bus trips that were suspended for the December exam and holiday period will be reinstated.

  • The four Friday ONLY eastbound trips from University of Guelph at 1:05 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 3:50 p.m. to Meadowvale GO will be extended to serve stops at Hurontario & 407, Bramalea GO and Vaughan (Keele at Snidercroft), arriving at York University at 2:45 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

  • The four weekday eastbound trips from Meadowvale GO at 1:55 p.m., 2:50 p.m., 3:50 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. will no longer run on Fridays.

 47 – Hamilton/York University GO Bus

  • Bus trips that were suspended for the December exam and holiday period will be reinstated.

  • A new eastbound Monday - Thursday trip will depart McMaster University at 6:35 p.m., arriving at Oakville (Trafalgar and Hwy 407) Carpool Lot at 7:00 p.m.

  • The Monday - Thursday eastbound trip departing McMaster University at 6:35 p.m., travelling to Burlington (Dundas and Hwy 407) Carpool Lot and Bronte (Bronte and Hwy 407) Carpool Lot, will depart five minutes later, at 6:40 p.m. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

  • The weekday eastbound trip departing McMaster University at 6:40 p.m., travelling to Oakville (Trafalgar and Hwy 407) Carpool Lot, will now operate Friday ONLY.

Hwy. 407 East Corridor

51/52/54 – 407 East GO Bus

  • Bus trips that were suspended for the December exam and holiday period will be reinstated.

  • Due to low ridership, the weekday westbound trip from Durham College/UOIT at 8:20 p.m. has been discontinued. 

  • New weekday westbound trip from Oshawa Bus Terminal at 7:30 p.m., making all stops, arriving at York University at 8:55 p.m.

  • New weekday eastbound trip from Richmond Hill Centre Terminal at 7:50 a.m., running express to Centennial College and then making all stops, arriving at U of T Scarborough at 8:37 a.m.

  • The weekday westbound trips from Oshawa Bus Terminal at 1:05 p.m., 1:35 p.m., 2:05 p.m., 2:35 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 5:35 p.m., 6:05 p.m., 6:35 p.m. and 7:05 p.m. will depart five minutes earlier at 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 2:55 p.m., 3:25 p.m., 3:55 p.m., 4:25 p.m., 4:55 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

  • The Friday ONLY westbound trip from Durham College/UOIT at 5:10 p.m. to York University will run Monday to Friday, will no longer serve Unionville GO and will be extended to serve stops at Richmond Hill Centre and Vaughan (Keele at Snidercroft), arriving at York University at 6:15 p.m. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

  • The Monday to Thursday ONLY eastbound trip from York University at 5:25 p.m. to Unionville GO will extend to serve Centennial GO, arriving at 6:00 p.m. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

  • The Monday to Thursday ONLY westbound trip from Unionville GO at 7:35 a.m. to York University will now depart from Centennial GO, serving stops at Unionville GO and Vaughan (Keele at Snidercroft), arriving at York University at 8:00 a.m. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

Richmond Hill Corridor

61 – Richmond Hill GO Bus

  • The weekday southbound trip from Richmond Hill GO at 2:15 p.m. will depart five minutes later at 2:20 p.m. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

Barrie Corridor

65 – Barrie GO Train

  • The weekday northbound trips that currently depart Rutherford GO at 4:37 p.m., 5:07 p.m., 5:32 p.m., 6:02 p.m. and 6:32 p.m. will depart one minute later, at 4:38 p.m., 5:08 p.m., 5:33 p.m., 6:03 p.m. and 6:33 p.m. Times at all stops that follow will also change.

  • The weekday southbound trips that currently depart Allandale Waterfront at 5:22 a.m., 5:52 a.m., 6:22 a.m., 6:52 a.m. and 7:22 a.m. will depart five minutes earlier, at 5:17 a.m., 5:47 a.m., 6:17 a.m., 6:47 a.m. and 7:17 a.m.  Times at all other stops will also change except at Maple GO, Rutherford GO, York University and Union Station.

  • 63-65-68 – Barrie GO Bus

  • New weekday southbound trip from Newmarket GO Terminal at 5:20 a.m., running express and arriving at Union at 6:00 a.m.

  • New weekday northbound trip from Union at 8:50 p.m., making all stops and arriving at King City GO at 9:55 p.m.

  • The weekday southbound trip from East Gwillimbury GO at 5:30 a.m. will depart ten minutes later, at 5:40 a.m., arriving at Union at 6:20 a.m.

  • The weekday southbound trip from King City GO at 4:45 a.m. will depart five minutes later, at 4:50 a.m. Times at all other stops will also change. 

  • The weekday southbound trip from King City GO at 8:30 a.m. will depart five minutes earlier, at 8:25 a.m. Times at all other stops will also change.

  • The two weekday southbound trips from Barrie Bus Terminal at 5:10 a.m. and 5:35 a.m. will depart five minutes earlier, at 5:05 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. Times at all other stops will also change.

 66 – Newmarket/North York Express GO Bus

  • The four weekday southbound trips from Newmarket GO at 6:10 a.m., 6:25 a.m., 6:40 a.m. and 6:55 a.m. will depart five minutes earlier, at 6:05 a.m., 6:20 a.m., 6:35 a.m. and 6:50 a.m.

67 – Keswick/North York GO Bus

  • This route will no longer serve Glenwoods Park & Ride and instead make stops at the new Park & Ride lots at Woodbine and Queensville. Some times on this route will change so please check your schedule.
  • The new Park & Ride lots have shelters and other amenities for an enhanced customer experience.

  • York Region Transit will be providing service between the Glenwoods Park & Ride and the new Woodbine & Hwy. 404 Park & Rides to connect to GO Route 67.

Stouffville Corridor

70/71 – Stouffville GO Bus

  • New weekday northbound trip from Union at 12:40 p.m., making a stop at Unionville GO and arriving at Centennial GO at 1:20 p.m.

  • New weekday northbound trip from Union at 1:20 p.m., making stops at Markham GO, Mount Joy GO and Stouffville GO, arriving at Lincolnville GO at 2:20 p.m.

  • New weekday northbound trip from Union at 12:10 a.m., making stops at Unionville GO, Centennial GO, Markham GO, Mount Joy GO and Stouffville GO, arriving at Lincolnville GO at 1:05 a.m.

  • The weekday northbound trip from Union at 1:10 p.m. to Lincolnville GO will now end at Centennial GO.

  • The weekday northbound trip from Union at 12:40 p.m. to Lincolnville GO will depart ten minutes later, at 12:50 p.m., and no longer serve Unionville or Centennial stations.

Lakeshore East Corridor

88 – Peterborough/Oshawa GO Bus

  • Bus trips that were suspended for the December exam and holiday period will be reinstated.

 90 – Lakeshore East GO Bus

  • Due to low ridership, the weekday westbound trip from Bowmanville GO Park & Ride at 6:50 a.m. will be discontinued. Passengers can take the 6:55 a.m. bus trip from this stop.

91 – Lakeshore East GO Bus-Train Meet

  • The two weekday westbound trips from Newcastle (Hwy. 2 & Beaver) at 6:53 a.m. and 7:25 a.m. will depart five minutes later, at 6:58 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. Times at all other stops will also change.

92 - Oshawa/Yorkdale GO Bus

  • The three weekday eastbound trips from Yorkdale GO Terminal at 4:35 p.m., 6:00 p.m. and 7:05 p.m. will depart five minutes later, at 4:40 p.m., 6:05 p.m. and 7:10 p.m. Times at all other stops will also change.

  • The two weekday westbound trips from Oshawa Bus Terminal at 6:25 a.m. and 7:20 a.m. will depart five minutes earlier, at 6:20 a.m. and 7:15 a.m.  Times at all other stops will also change.

  • The weekday eastbound trip from Finch GO Terminal at 5:28 a.m. will depart five minutes later, at 5:33 p.m. Times at all other stops will also change.

  • The weekday westbound trip from Ajax (Harwood Ave.) at 5:40 a.m. will depart three minutes later, at 5:43 a.m. Times at all other stops will also change.

  • The two weekday westbound trips from Ajax (Harwood Ave.) at 5:55 a.m. and 6:35 a.m. will depart five minutes later, at 6:00 a.m. and 6:40 a.m. Times at all other stops will also change.

  • The three weekday westbound trips from Ajax (Harwood Ave.) at 7:34 a.m., 7:54 a.m. and 8:19 a.m. will depart five minutes earlier, at 7:29 a.m., 7:49 a.m. and 8:14 a.m. Times at all other stops will also change.

  • The ten weekday westbound trips from Oshawa Bus Terminal at 4:55 p.m., 5:25 p.m., 5:55 p.m., 6:25 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 9:35 p.m., 10:05 p.m., 10:35 p.m., 11:35 p.m. and 12:35 p.m. will depart five minutes later, at 5:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 8:35 p.m., 9:40 p.m., 10:10 p.m., 10:40 p.m., 11:40 p.m. and 12:40 a.m. Times at all other stops will be adjusted accordingly.

93 - Durham College/UOIT/Scarborough Express GO Bus

  • Bus trips that were suspended for the December exam and holiday period will be reinstated.


GO Bus School Routes Seasonal Reductions

Starting December 6, GO Bus Service will be reduced on several school route due to typically lower ridership in December due to exams and the holidays.

Some trips on routes 15, 20, 25, 25F, 29, 31, 33, 35, 45, 46, 47, 48, 51, 52, 54, 88 and 93 will not operate December 6 – January 3, 2015 and some trips on these routes will not operate December 20 – January 3.

Regular service will resume on these routes after January 3, 2015.

Be sure to check our online schedules to see if your usual trip is affected. If you use our printed (paper) schedules or schedules posted at stations or terminals, be sure to check the Service Exemptions column.


Holidays & Special Events

Sometimes special events and holidays have an impact on our service. Please see your specific schedule for exact times.

Holiday / Schedule Change Date Schedule Type
Canada Day July 1, 2014 Saturday schedule
Civic Holiday August 4, 2014 Saturday schedule
Labour Day September 1, 2014 Sunday schedule
Thanksgiving Day October 13, 2014 Sunday schedule
Christmas Eve December 24, 2014 Early homebound
Christmas Day December 25, 2014 Sunday schedule
Boxing Day December 26, 2014 Saturday schedule
New Year's Eve December 31, 2014 Early homebound / Late night
New Year's Day January 1, 2015 Sunday schedule
Family Day February 16, 2015 Saturday schedule
Good Friday April 3, 2015 Sunday schedule
Victoria Day May 18, 2015 Saturday schedule
Canada Day July 1, 2015 Saturday schedule
Civic Holiday August 3, 2015 Saturday schedule
Labour Day September 7, 2015 Sunday schedule
Thanksgiving Day October 12, 2015 Sunday schedule
Christmas Eve December 24, 2015 Early homebound Schedule
Christmas Day December 25, 2015 Sunday schedule
Boxing Day December 26, 2015 Saturday schedule
Observed Boxing Day December 28, 2015 Saturday schedule
New Year's Eve December 31, 2015 Early homebound / Late night
New Year's Day January 1, 2016 Sunday schedule

Saturday Schedule or Sunday Schedule means service on these days will run according to the Saturday or Sunday schedule specified in the schedule for each route. Please note that some GO Transit routes do not offer weekend service -- you should check your specific schedule for information about weekend service.