Looking for an affordable, comfortable and convenient way to get to and from Toronto, Hamilton, Burlington, Guelph and London? Try the Fed Bus!

This service is offered by the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association as an alternative to other bus services. For the latest information and questions, call the Turnkey Desk at 519-888-4434 or e-mail turnkeys@uwaterloo.ca.

Inside view of a school bus down the isle

Tickets for uWaterloo Students

University of Waterloo Undergraduate students can purchase tickets in advance at the Turnkey Desk in the Student Life Centre (by the Great Hall) or online at fedbus.wusa.ca.

Don't forget to bring your Watcard!

Purchasing a Ticket

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

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

The Fed Bus 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

McCowan (Scarborough)

The McCowan Subway stop at the corner of Bushby and McCowan

York Mills

Old York Mills Road - near the Shell gas station and York Mills Station Kiss n' Ride

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.


Sheraton Hotel entrance at Jackson Square.


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.

Highway 407 Station

Highway 407 Subway Station Public Parking at the B-10 sign

Friday – 6pm depart UofW -  7:30 TTC - 8:45 UofW

Sunday -  5pm UofW – 6:15 TTC – 7:30 UofW

Useful Information

  • The Fed Bus is a school bus. Only baggage that will fit on your lap or under your seat will be accommodated.
  • Tickets are limited, please purchase early!
  • 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.


Student Life Centre
- Turnkey Desk

200 University Ave West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1

Fed Bus Email