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Route 9 services the rural area of the City of Kingston, north of 401 and west of the Rideau Canal (i.e. Glenburnie and Elginburg). This service is offered on behalf of Kingston Transit. It is available Tuesday and Thursday from 10:15am to 11:45pm and 2:15pm to 3:45pm. This route must be booked one day in advance minimum, and one week maximum. Use of this route is based on our availability. It is available to ANYONE that would like to use it; therefore the user does not have to be a registered passenger of Kingston Access Services.


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Notice to all passengers regarding COVID-19

Resumption of fares effective Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Effective Tuesday, September 1, 2020 fares will resume being charged by Kingston Access Services. For each trip passengers will be required to pay either:

  • $3.25 cash (exact change only); or
  • Provide a ticket; or
  • Have a valid September monthly pass*.
  • * Passengers who have a March monthly pass will have those passes extended to cover the month of September. There will be no refunds for March monthly passes.

    If you need to purchase a September monthly pass, we will have details the week of August 17th on payment options.

    For passengers whose qualification for the “Municipal Fee Assistance Program” expired between March 1, 2020 and September 30, Kingston Access Services will extend your qualification for discounted passes until September 30, 2020.


    (as of Thursday, July 2, 2020):

  • Kingston Access Bus is operating with limited service as most community programs and services have been suspended. Bookings accepted starting 14 days in advance of the trip date.
  • Effective June 27, 2020: As per KFL&A Public Health, masks are mandatory in all public commercial establishments. This includes transit. All passengers must wear a mask when using Kingston Access Bus, unless unable to do so due to legitimate medical conditions. Any passengers, companions, and attendants must use the vehicle’s lift for entering/exiting the bus if they are not wearing a mask.
  • To aid in physical distancing, we have reduced passenger capacity on our vehicles. Passengers must inform us at the time of booking if they will be having a companion/attendant travel with them.
  • Our buses are not thoroughly sanitized following every passenger, nor as public transit are you assured of being the only passenger on the bus.
  • For the monthly of July, Kingston Access Bus will not be charging fares for transportation.
  • Our office hours for trip reservations have changed: 7:30am to 5pm
  • o From 5pm to 7:30am our phones will be answered by our after-hours answering service. Please note the after hours service cannot make trip reservations.

  • For the latest information please go to the Kingston Access Bus FaceBook page, or sign up for electronic e-mail alerts.

  • For trips from the Route 9 service area into the City:

    Passengers are picked up from one of the following locations:

  • Fairmount Home
  • Sunnyside Rd. @ Sydenham Rd.
  • Burbrook Rd. @ Sunnyside Rd.
  • Unity Rd. @ Perth Rd. (Glenburnie)
  • Unity Rd. @ Sydenham Rd. (Elginburg)
  • Users will be taken to one of the following Kingston Transit transfer points on a Kingston Access Bus vehicle:

  • Kingston Shopping Centre
  • Montreal Street / 401 Park & Ride
  • Users will be given a transfer voucher to allow them to continue their trip with Kingston Transit. The fare is $3.00. The passenger will be provided a Kingston Transit transfer ticket.

    For trips from the City of Kingston into the Route 9 area:

    Passengers are picked up from one of the following Kingston Transit transfer points:

  • Kingston Shopping Centre
  • Montreal Street / 401 Park & Ride
  • Users will be taken to one of the following locations:

  • Fairmount Home
  • Sunnyside Rd. @ Sydenham Rd.
  • Burbrook Rd. @ Sunnyside Rd.
  • Unity Rd. @ Perth Rd. (Glenburnie)
  • Unity Rd. @ Sydenham Rd. (Elginburg)
  • The fare is $3.00 or the passenger is to provide a transfer ticket from Kingston Transit.

    Questions: Call either Kingston Access Services at 613-542-2512 or
    Kingston Transit at 613-546-1181