BUStxt

BUStxt

You can access BUStxt information at 287898 (bustxt) on your mobile phone. Standard texting rates may apply.

Example: Next busses at stop 10706

To find the next busses arriving at stop 10706, send this text message command to 287898:

10706

The system will reply with something like this:

10706 NB
Vaughan @ Portage South
11:26 43 Kildonan Place
11:35 33 Via Mapleglen
11:42 10 StB-Prov
11:57 33 Via Jefferson
12:06 10 StB-Tache
12:11 43 Kildonan Place

Example: Find stops near a location or landmark

To find what bus stops are near a specific location or landmark try these examples out.

stops university of winnipeg

The system will reply with something like this:

Stops close to University of Winnipeg (515 Portage Avenue)
11026 EB U of W @ U of W 54 55 57 59 69
10842 NB Balmoral @ Balmoral Station 40, 41
10382 SB Spence @ U of W 50 53 56
10843 NB Balmoral Station 3
For more, text 'more'

Example: Find stops near an intersection or street

To find what bus stops are near a specific location or landmark try these examples out.

stops portage @ memorial

The system will reply with something like this:

Stops close to Memorial Boulevard @ Portage Avenue
10545 WB Portage @ Colony (24 routes)
10580 EB Portage @ Vaughan (The Bay) (16 routes)
10132 SB Vaughan @ Portage North (18 routes)
10706 NB Vaughan @ Portage South (7 routes)
10707 NB Vaughan @ Portage North (10 routes)
For more, text 'more'

Full instructions and examples are available on the Winnipeg Transit BUStxt page.

Common Commands

  • stops – search for the stops nearest a geographic location you specify
  • times – search for bus departure times at a stop you specify
  • bus – search for information about the current service of a bus you specify
  • info – information about the bustxt service
  • help – instructions on how to use the system
  • stop – cancel any notification subscriptions
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