About Collingwood Public Transit

About Collingwood Public Transit

Image of Colltrans bus with bike rack in the Town of Collingwood



Colltrans, the Town of Collingwood's public transit system, provides a convenient alternative to driving within Collingwood.  There are three regularly scheduled transit routes and the frequency of pickup at the terminal is every thirty minutes.  The Colltrans terminal is located on the corner of Second Street and Pine Street adjacent to the municipal parking lot at 100 Pine Street.  Currently the terminal is located outdoors and has two shelters.

Bus service operates on all days except statutory holidays.  Buses are fully accessible and can be used for wheelchairs, motorized scooters, pull behind shopping carts, as well as strollers.  The buses are all equipped with a passenger side access ramp which is available for use upon request as well as Q-STRAINTsecurement.   All buses are outfitted with bike racks as well which are available for use at no extra charge.

Colltrans buses operate on a B5 blend of Bio-Diesel in the winter months and a B20 blend in the summer months.

Do you have a request for a stop or shelter? Visit Stop and Shelter Design Guidelines to better understand our selection process.


Transit links

The Town of Collingwood offers two transit links to compliment Colltrans service. The Collingwood/Wasaga Beach transit link and the Collingwood/Blue Mountains transit link. For route and schedule information, please click on the links in the side bar.


Accessible transit service

Red Cross Para Transit 

Operates Monday to Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Please contact 705-721-3313 x5229 to apply for eligibility and arrange for service.  Fares within Collingwood are $3.50 for a one way trip and $4.00 roundtrip or may vary.  Riders are asked to try and book three days in advance, however emergency bookings can be made.

In Collingwood there are two buses in operation during operating hours.  The first is a 2007 converted GMC van with a rear entry lift. The van can accomodate two accessible passengers at a time. The bus is equipped with a RICON lift and Q-Straint securement which is a five point securement system.

The second bus is a cutaway style 2009 Ford Diamond Coach with seating for up to five wheelchairs and 14 ambulatory positions.  The bus is equipped with a RICON lift and Q-Straint securement which is a five point securement system.

Detailed information on accessibility equipment can be made upon request by emailing Collingwood Transit


Collingwood Accessible Shuttle

The Town of Collingwood also operates an Accessible Shuttle Service which is available between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and midight, seven days a week.  This service is available to riders in scooters and wheelchairs, and other accessible mobility transports.

The van is equipped with a rear entry accessible ramp with a five point securement device for a wheelchair or scooter which the driver will ensure is properly secured.The van can accommodate one rider who uses a wheelchair or scooter as well as up to 4 other passengers to accompany the person using the mobility device on the ride.

Fares are based upon a metered rate set out in the Town By-law.

Service can be arranged by calling Sinton Transportation at 705-446-1196.




Service Note

Due to the Easter Holiday, there will be no Colltrans service on Friday, April 3 or Sunday, April 5.

The Collingwood/Wasaga Beach Transit Link and Collingwood/Blue Mountains Transit Link will both operate on normal hours of service all weekend.

The Accessible Shuttle will also operate on normal hours of service all weekend.

Maps & Schedules

Colltrans - Schedules

Transit Links - Schedules

  • Collingwood/Wasaga Beach Transit Link: Schedule
  • Collingwood/Blue Mountains Transit Link: Schedule


Contact Colltrans


Colltrans Fare Structure

Fares as of Monday May 5, 2014.

Single fares
Adults: $2.00
Seniors/Students: $1.50
Children (5 & under): Free
Collingwood/Blue Mountains link: $2.00 (all riders)
Collingwood/Wasaga Beach link: $2.00 (all riders)
Red Cross Para-Transit: $3.50 (one-way)

Monthly passes
Adult: $40.00
Seniors/Students: $30.00
Collingwood/Blue Mountains link: $40.00
Collingwood/Wasaga Beach link: $40.00
Universal pass: $120.00 (valid on Colltrans, Wasaga beach transit and Link bus