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Although schools and major centres, such as the University and government offices, are closed during the Christmas holiday period, a number of businesses remain open. We’ve adjusted our service levels to meet these reduced travel requirements.

Plan ahead by double checking your bus routes. Track your bus anywhere, anytime with ETS Live.

Regular transit service resumes Saturday January 6, 2018.

Please Note:

  • December youth passes will be accepted until December 31, 2017. Students are strongly encouraged to purchase their January Youth passes in advance of going on Winter Break.

December 27 - 29, 2017 and January 2 - 5, 2018

Most routes use reduced weekday schedules.

The following routes will be cancelled:

  • Routes 46, 54, 97, 98, 165, 167, 186, 187, 188, 399 and all 600, 700 (except Route 747), 800 and 900 series school special and post-secondary routes.

December 25, Christmas Day

Most routes use reduced Sunday schedules.

The following routes will be cancelled:

  • Routes 15, 24, 40, 41, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 72, 89, 94, 95, 100, 106, 109, 110, 117, 128, 130, 140, 141, 142, 143, 151, 152, 154, 161, 162, 168, 169, 180, 181, 183, 190, 191, 192, 193, 195, 304, 306, 322, 323, 325 and 340.

December 26, Boxing Day

Buses and LRT use regular Saturday schedules with increased service on Route 4 between West Edmonton Mall Transit Centre and South Campus/Fort Edmonton Park Transit Centre.

December 31, New Year's Eve

ETS and DATS service is free after 5pm until the end of service. During this time, donations collected in fare boxes will support the Donate A Ride program.

Buses and LRT use regular Sunday schedules with extended evening service on routes that normally have weekday service after 10pm.

Free New Year's Eve Transit 

Late Night Owl service for Routes 1, 4, 8, 9 and 512 runs until approximately 3am.

January 1, New Year’s Day

LRT and buses use regular Sunday schedules. 

ETS Customer Service

On December 25-26 and January 1, the Edmonton Service Centre, including ETS Lost & Found, is closed. Regular hours apply on other days: Monday - Friday, 8am - 4:30pm.

DATS Service

The Customer Care Centre will be closed on December 25, 26 and January 1. The last pick-up on December 31 is at 2am. All subscription bookings are cancelled from December 25 to 30 and January 1. Call 780-496-4567 (option 2) if you require a subscription booking during this time. For other inquiries, select option 1.

ETS Online Store Remains Open

Any orders placed between December 22 and 26 will be shipped on December 28. Orders placed from December 29 to January 1 will be shipped on January 3. All ETS fare products remain available at local retailers, including Safeway, Sobey's, 7-Eleven and Shoppers Drug Mart. February passes will be available online on January 2.

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