Fed Bus

Looking for an affordable, comfortable and convenient way to get to and from Toronto, Hamilton, Burlington, 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 at (519) 888-4434 or e-mail turnkeys@uwaterloo.ca.

Purchasing a Ticket

Purchase tickets in advance at the Turnkey Desk in the Student Life Centre (by the Great Hall) or online at fedbus.feds.ca


   One Way   

   407 Express   

Round Trip




   save $3 when you travel round trip    




   save $3 when you travel round trip    

   Hamilton & Burlington  



save $3 when you travel round trip 

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 from each location. If you have any questions about the Fed Bus please contact the Turnkey Desk by phone: (519) 888-4434, or e-mail: turnkeys@uwaterloo.ca.

Bus Stops

Bus Stop





The Kiss'n'Ride in front of the subway entrance

McCowan (Scarborough)


The McCowan Subway stop, corner of Bushby 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 8675 Yonge Street. It was built near the ramp that connects Highway 7 and Yonge Street



At the bus terminal in CF Masonville Place at the corner of Richmond and Fanshawe



Hamilton -Sheraton Hotel entrance at Jackson Square


Burlington - Aldershot GO Station, South Parking Lot on Masonry Court



CF Markville - outlying mall parking off of Bullock Drive - near Best Buy / Pickel Barrel but in outlying parking lots


Useful Information

  • The Fed Bus is a school bus. Only baggage that will fit on your lap or under your seat will be accommodated.
  • To be guaranteed a ticket you must purchase one by 3:00 pm the Wednesday prior to your trip.
  • You must show your Watcard for every ticket purchase and upon boarding.
  • The Fed Bus does not run during examination periods. When classes finish, so does the Fed Bus.
  • No refunds on ticket purchases. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your departure time.