Hop on the bus for free and celebrate New Year’s Eve safely

Dec 21, 2017
Transit System: Victoria

Victoria – To help everyone in Victoria enjoy New Year’s Eve festivities safely, the Victoria Regional Transit Commission and BC Transit will be offering free service after 6:00 p.m., on Sunday, December 31.

The following routes will also run on a special late-night Sunday schedule on New Year’s Eve:


  • UVic/Downtown
  • 6 Downtown/Royal Oak Exchange
  • 14 Vic General/UVic
  • 15 Esquimalt/UVic
  • 27 Gordon Head
  • 28 Majestic
  • 27/28 Downtown/Beacon Hill
  • 30/31 Royal Oak Exchange
  • 50 Downtown/Langford

The full late-night New Year’s Eve schedule is in the current Rider’s Guide, available on board the bus.

In addition, transit users should be aware that the following holiday schedule will be in effect in the Victoria Regional Transit System between Sunday, December 24, and Monday, January 1:

December 24
Regular Sunday service

December 25
Sunday-level service

December 26
Saturday-level service
(no late night service)

December 27 – 29
Regular weekday service

December 30
Regular Saturday service

December 31
Regular Sunday service
with late night service on select routes (see above)

January 1
Sunday-level service

For more information on routes, fares and schedules in Victoria, please visit BCTransit.com/Victoria.

Media Contact

Jonathon Dyck
BC Transit
Communications Manager