Everything you need to know about the TTC's holiday service

Dec 19 2019, 12:07 pm

The most festive time of the year is just around the corner, and with it comes a modified TTC holiday schedule.

Besides the free service on New Year’s Eve, below is the TTC’s holiday schedule:

Christmas Day: Wednesday, December 25

  • Regular Sunday service
  • Subway service and most routes start at 8 am

Boxing Day: Thursday, December 26

  • Subway, streetcar and bus service will operate on a Sunday schedule
  • Subway service starts at 6 am

Friday, December 27 and Saturday, December 28

  • Regular weekday service with reduced peak period service on most routes
  • Subway service and most routes start at 6 am

New Year’s Eve: Tuesday, December 31

  • Ride free from 7 pm to 7 am January 1 courtesy of Corby Spirit and Wine.

During these hours, PRESTO customers should not tap their cards when boarding a bus or streetcar, or entering a subway station. Anyone tapping accidentally will be refunded within approximately three business days.

New Year’s Eve subway service:

Line 1 Yonge-University: Last trains leave Union Station at 3:30 am for Finch Station and 3:34 am for Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station.

  • The last train south from Finch Station to Union Station departs at 3:05 am, and south from Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station to Union Station at 2:49 am.
  • The last northbound train on Line 1 will connect at Bloor-Yonge Station with the last eastbound and westbound trains on Line 2 Bloor-Danforth at 3:37 am, and at Sheppard-Yonge Station with the last eastbound train on Line 4, Sheppard at 3:57 am.

Line 3 Scarborough: The last eastbound train will leave Kennedy Station at 4:05 am for McCowan Station.

  • Most bus and streetcar routes that usually run after midnight will be extended until 4 am.

New Year’s Eve surface route changes:

  • 501 Queen will divert both ways via King Street, Spadina Avenue, and Church Street after 5 pm.
  • 6 Bay bus will also divert in both directions after 5 pm.

New Year’s Day, Wednesday, January 1, 2020:

  • Regular Sunday service
  • Subway and most routes start at 8 am
  • Ride free until 7 am, January 1 courtesy of Corby Spirit and Wine

Regular TTC service will resume Thursday, January 2 at 6 am.