Free bus rides help you ring in the New Year safely

Dec 21, 2018
Transit System: Victoria

Victoria – Once again this year, the Victoria Regional Transit Commission and BC Transit are pleased to help people enjoy New Year’s celebrations safely, with free bus service on New Year’s Eve. The free rides will be in effect from 6:00 p.m., Monday, December 31, until the close of service.

Through the Christmas and New Year’s season, the Victoria Regional Transit System will run the following special schedule:

Tuesday, December 25
Sunday-level service

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

Thursday, December 27 to Sunday, December 30
Regular schedule

Monday, December 31
Regular service until 6 p.m. Special Friday-night schedule and free service starting at 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Sunday-level service

Wednesday, January 2
New Winter schedule implemented.

For more information on routes, fares and schedules in Victoria, please visit

Media Contact

Jonathon Dyck
BC Transit
Communications Manager