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Transit is the most popular way to get to and from UBC, with more than 80,000 transit trips made each day to and from campus. Ten regional bus routes connect directly to UBC, including the 99 B-Line along Broadway and the R4 Rapid Bus along 41st Ave. Route 68 is a great option for getting around campus.
Transit Service Changes
Visit the TransLink website for the latest on service changes. There may be times when transit service levels on routes to and from UBC change due to campus roadwork and construction. To stay up to date on any service changes, sign up for transit alerts.
TransLink is Metro Vancouver’s regional transportation authority, responsible for all transit service in the region. Visit their website for a complete set of schedules and maps.
For UBC specific maps, download this map of bus routes serving the UBC Vancouver campus and a map of bus bays at the UBC Bus Exchange.
Plan your trip with TransLink’s Trip Planner
U-Pass and Compass Card
Full-time students are eligible to participate in the U-Pass BC program using their Compass Card that provides unlimited access to public transit across Metro Vancouver.
Learn about the U-Pass and Compass Card
Rapid Transit at UBC
A rapid transit network that efficiently and sustainably connects UBC to the Metro Vancouver region will have a dramatic effect on the regional innovation ecosystem and on UBC itself, turning Canada’s second-ranked institution into an urban, cosmopolitan institution, while cutting congestion, reducing commute times and expanding access to affordable housing options.
Learn more about the benefits of a Skytrain coming to UBC.
Transit Options on Campus
UBC’s Vancouver campus is a big place. Once you’re here, route 68 will help you get to key locations and attractions in the area quickly. The 68 runs every 20 minutes all day every day (starting at 8am on weekends). The map below shows the 68 route on campus.
The UBC Accessibility Shuttle is a free, shared ride service in the core of campus for people with conditions that impact their mobility. Visit the UBC Accessibility Shuttle webpage for shuttle stop locations.
Need help using the TransLink bike racks?
Not sure how to use the bike rack on TransLink’s buses? Thanks to TransLink, a practice bike rack is available at the R4 bus stop by the stairs to War Memorial Gym (see map below). We welcome you to try it out!
If you ever have questions about trip planning, safety, or concerns about TransLink services, reach out to their Customer Information team via phone 604 953 3333 or Live Chat accessed via translink.ca/contact. In addition to getting you an answer, sharing your questions with TransLink helps the organization understand the needs and concerns of its customers so that it can adapt its services and information sharing.