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Covid-19

The latest updates on Covid-19 in Cobourg can be found on this special page here.

Weather

Special Note re Covid-19

Masks required on both Conventional and Wheels Transit.  Also in Bus shelters.

Transit Bus

On-Demand Transit Trial

Cobourg Transit will start a trial of an On-Demand system on April 19. Details are provided in a news article here.

Fares

  • $2.00 - Exact Cash Fare

Previously puchased tickets will be honoured but there will be no new sales of transit tickets.

Monthly passes

New passes will not be available until Victoria Hall re-opens to the Public - the Town is working on the ability to offer transit passes online but they are not yet available.

Monthly passes include a photo ID, riders name, date of purchase and expiration. When available, these can be purchased in the Finance Department at Victoria Hall. Photos of each rider are saved so riders do not need to take a new photo each month.

The following hours are effective 4 March 2021

Transit Hours (conventional) 

Monday to Friday: 6:15 am to 7:45 pm
Saturday: 8:15 am to 6:45 pm
Sunday: 8:45 am to 3:45 pm

Transit Schedule & Map

Effective May 2019  PDF - Prints on 4 pages of letter size paper -  the original at the Town's web site prints on 11" x 17" paper.  I can't print that except by shrinking to the point where I can't read it so this version is reformatted to be readable but is otherwise identical.  This schedule was correct as of May 2019 and has not been updated since. Download here.

Where's My Bus

Below is the App that shows where the buses are in real-time

To access full-screen, you can click this link.  You can then make this link a favourite (bookmark) for future use. There is no "app" available, the feature is accessed via your browser. Occasionally, special events cause a re-routing of the bus for part or all of a day.  These are indicated on this page.

Days without service

These notes are updated as they change - see date at top of page for latest update date.

The Transit bus (and Wheels service) does not run on the following days: New Year's Day, Family Day (New), Easter Friday, Labour Day, Christmas Day.

Transit will run on Canada Day Holiday from 10:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. only.

Hours on Thanksgiving Monday will be regular hours (6:15 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.)

Hours for August Civic Holiday will be reduced - 8:15 am to 5:15 pm

Hours on Christmas Eve and New years Eve will be 7:15 am to 3:30 pm - ending at the Mall

Hours on Boxing Day will be 8:45 am to 3:45 pm

Hours on Victoria Day: 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Port Hope Shuttle

The bus from Port Hope arrives every half hour at 10 minutes and 40 minutes past the hour at Northumberland Mall. The Shuttle fare is $2.00. You can transfer to a Cobourg bus for $1.00 or ride the Port Hope bus to the Hospital (:14  & :44) or WalMart (:15 & :45) - bus then goes back to Port Hope. Port Hope riders can get on the shuttle at Port Hope Town Hall (56 Queen Street) on the half hour and hour during business hours. For more info call 905-885-2431

Shuttle Schedule

Monday - Friday At the Mall every half hour 10 & 40 minutes past the hour from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (last shuttle - 7:40 p.m.).

Saturday At the Mall every half hour 10 & 40 minutes past the hour from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (last shuttle - 3:40 p.m.).

No Shuttle Service on Sundays or Statutory Holidays.

Wheels

Cobourg WheelsFor Individuals that cannot take conventional transit - must complete form and be approved. Download and complete and submit this form.

Schedule

WHEELS Hours of Service

Effective 4 March 2020 the WHEELS program will operate these hours.

  • Monday to Friday from 6:15 am until 10:00 pm
  • Saturday from 8:15 am until 6:45 pm.
  • Sunday.8:45 am until 3:45 pm

Citizens who need to book an appointment with WHEELS Transit are required to call 24 to 48 hours in advance of travelling during the hours of Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at (905) 373-0582.

For more information on the Cobourg WHEELS program please contact the Public Works Division by calling (905) 372-4555  (May not be possible during Covid-19 crisis).

Fare -  $2.00 for each trip; Exact change,

Airport Service

A daily shuttle to Toronto Airport is provided by MegaBus.  Their prices are $35 each way and you pick them up at Harveys in Port Hope off Hwy 28 just north of the 401.  They leave Port Hope daily at 2:30pm and 5:30pm and the time elapsed is 1hr 30m.  You must book online here.  Only one large checked bag is allowed. Return times from Pearson are 12:00 noon,  6:30 pm and 9:00 pm. Return elapsed time is also 1hr 30m.  More info at their web site.

Taxis

For information on Taxis in Cobourg, Go here.

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