Transit Cape Breton - Give transit a try!

 * Temporary Schedule Change Notice*

CB Transit continues to provide this essential service while responding to changes related to COVID-19. Please check frequently for updates to services and schedules.

CB Transit is now limiting the number of patrons on regular service as well as handi-trans to meet social distancing requirements. This may result in delays and increased waiting periods.

Patrons are to practice social distancing and keep approximately 2 meters from transit drivers at all times without exception.

Handi-trans continues to be available through the regular booking service, operating by appointment.

Click below for updated temporary schedule information for Monday - Friday service.

Updated May 21, 2020:

Route 1A Sydney - Glace Bay   
Route 1B Glace Bay- Sydney
Route 3 New Aberdeen
Route 4 Glace Bay - Steele's Hill
Route 5-12 Combo Sydney, North Sydney, Sydney Mines
Route 8- Split Sydney- Whitney Pier
Route 9 Sydney - New Waterford
Route 10 -13   Sydney
Route 11  Ashby- Sydney River Combo

Saturday schedule updated March 28 - *Sunday service is cancelled until further notice*

Route 1 Sydney- Glace Bay
Route 5-12 Northside via Sydney River
Route 8 Whitney Pier
Route 9 New Waterford
Route 10, 11, & 13 Ashby, Alexandra, George

Use Google Transit Trip Planner for CB Transit  Read the step-by-step guide for Google Transit.

 ***Our google maps service is under construction, please continue to reference the below timetables for the most up to date information.***

View the NEW  Rider's Guide:  2020 Rider's Guide 

Route 1 - Sydney - Cape Breton University (New Transfer Hub**) - Dominion -  Glace Bay

**NEW NOV 2019: NOW using Cape Breton University (CBU) as a Transfer Hub. Transfer at CBU for Sydney - Glace Bay and vice versa. 
Route 1 Map
Route 1 Map (Printable PDF)


Route 3 - Glace Bay- New Aberdeen

Route 3 Map
Route 3 Map (Printable PDF)

Route 4 - Glace Bay- Steele's Hill

Route 4 Map
Route 4 Map (Printable PDF)

Route 5 - Sydney- North Sydney (**new transfer hub)- Sydney Mines

**NEW NOV 2019: NOW using North Sydney Mall as a Transfer Hub. Transfer at North Sydney Mall for Sydney - Sydney Mines and vice versa. 

Route 8 - Sydney - Whitney Pier

Route 8 Map
Route 8 Map (Printable PDF)

Route 9 - Sydney - New Waterford

Route 10 & 13 

Route 11 


Route 12

Routes are serviced Monday to Saturday, with exceptions for some Saturday trips. Transit services do not operate on Holidays.


Transit Fares

Transit fares are $1.25 per zone traveled. Depending on the number of zones travelled, the cost of riding the bus can range from $1.25 to $5.00.Transit fares for Seniors 55 & up and children 5-12 range are $1.00 per zone traveled. Depending on the number of zones travelled, the cost of riding the bus can range from $1.00 to $4.75.

For more information on Transit Charters, Transit Fares and Transit Advertising please contact us at:
320 Esplanade
Sydney, NS
B1P 7B9Tel: (902) 539-8124
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We make it our duty to provide transportation according to the schedule. Unfortunately, there is little we can do when traffic, road construction or weather conditions force us to change schedule. For operational reasons, we reserve the right to modify the schedule. We appreciate your understanding.