UBC bus loop

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Did you know there are more than 80,000 transit trips to and from campus each day? Public Transit is the most popular way to get to and from campus. At any time throughout the year, between 10-15 bus routes link UBC to Metro Vancouver’s municipalities, and two on-campus routes serve the on-campus community.


For the latest information on TransLink service changes, please visit here. There may be some changes to transit service levels on route to and from UBC so be sure to check the TransLink website for more information.

TransLink is Metro Vancouver’s regional transportation authority responsible for all regional transit options. Check here for TransLink updates and a map of the UBC Bus Exchange. 

Plan your trip with TransLink’s Trip Planner

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

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.

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 has been improved to every 20 minutes all day every day (starting at 8am on weekends). 

Transit service changes can happen unexpectedly. Stay informed of any construction or detours that might be in place, or see if there are any TransLink service changes.

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 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.