Commuter Transit to Edmonton
Learn about where commuter transit service goes in Spruce Grove and Edmonton. You can also find information about scheduling, live bus tracking, fares, and tickets for Route 560.
Destinations and schedule
Find out where Route 560 will take you around Spruce Grove and Edmonton. Please note that commuter transit service does not operate on statutory holidays. You can find an updated list below.
Spring/Summer 2023 schedule adjustments
Effective May 1, 2023, the Spring/Summer Route 560 schedule has fewer trips during the morning and afternoon peak periods. Midday frequency will also be reduced to every two hours. Please check the updated schedule to see if your trip has been affected.
Additional service to Spruce Grove in the morning and to Edmonton in the afternoon
Passengers will be able to travel on buses going to and from the ETS garage.
The morning trips will depart from 156 Street & 118 Avenue in Edmonton and travel to Century Road and King's Link in Spruce Grove. The buses will then continue on their regular Route 560 schedule through Spruce Grove.
The afternoon trips will follow their regular schedule though Spruce Grove, and then travel from Century Road & Vanderbilt Common to 158 Street & 118 Avenue in Edmonton. You can find the trip times in the updated Route 560 schedule.
Route 560 destinations
- Spruce Grove
- Grant MacEwan University
- Downtown Edmonton
Route 560 schedule
Spring/Summer Route 560 schedule
2023 Statutory holidays
Commuter transit service will not be operating on the following statutory holidays:
|New Year's Day (in lieu)||Monday, January 2|
|Family Day||Monday, February 20|
|Good Friday||Friday, April 7|
|Victoria Day||Monday, May 22|
|Civic Holiday||Monday, August 7|
|Labour Day||Monday, September 4|
|Thanksgiving||Monday, October 9|
|Christmas Day||Monday, December 25|
|Boxing Day||Tuesday, December 26|
Route 560 live bus tracking
View the real-time position of all the Route 560 buses currently on the road using the map below. See at a glance if your bus is on time or late - green is on time, red is late, blue is early. If you would like to get more information about a particular bus on the route, click on a bus to view details such as the trip schedule for that bus and more!
|Commuter service trip (one way to Acheson/Edmonton, no transfer) – aged 6+||$6.25|
|Children aged 12 and under (when accompanied by a paying customer)||Free|
|10-ticket booklet (for commuter service, no transfer)*||$56|
|Monthly commuter pass (no transfer)||$135|
|Monthly youth/student commuter pass (no transfer)**||$100|
|Monthly integrated pass (with transferability to ETS) ***||$197|
|CNIB pass holders||Free|
|Arc card – standard adult fare only||myarc.ca
* Tickets with a December 31, 2022 expiry date will continue to be accepted as valid fare until December 31, 2023
** Under 19 or with valid student ID
***Integrated Passes for the current month are no longer available for purchase after the 7th day of the month.
Please note that commuter transit fare products, including the monthly commuter pass, the monthly youth/student commuter pass, the monthly integrated pass, and Spruce Grove Transit tickets will also be accepted on Route 565 and On-Demand Local Transit.
Where to buy commuter transit passes and tickets
|Location||Commuter pass||Integrated pass||Youth/student pass||10-ticket booklet||Arc Card|
|Shoppers Drug Mart at Century Crossing|
|Shoppers Drug Mart at Westland Market Mall|
|Shoppers Drug Mart at Stony Plain|
|Spruce Grove City Hall|
|Border Paving Athletic Centre|
|Stony Plain Town Hall|
|Reddi Mart 501 King Street Spruce Grove|
|The Red Convenience Store Stony Plain|
|7/11 2 Aspenglen Drive Spruce Grove|
|7/11 4903 48 Street Stony Plain|
|Husky 4600 48 Street Stony Plain|
The Universal Transit Pass, commonly referred to as a U-Pass, is provided, for a fee, to students attending the University of Alberta, MacEwan University, NAIT and NorQuest College. The U-Pass is accepted by Spruce Grove Transit and is fully transferable to all other transit systems in the Capital Region, including Edmonton, Beaumont, Leduc, Strathcona County, Fort Saskatchewan and St. Albert.
The U-Pass program is a partnership of local municipalities, post-secondary institutions and their student governments.
Starting September 2021, U-Pass will be available through the Arc card, which students will use to tap on/off buses and the LRT around the Edmonton region. Arc U-Pass cards are issued by participating post-secondary institutions. NAIT students can use their One Card to tap on/off buses and the LRT.
Make sure to view our Transit FAQs for answers to some of our most commons questions about transit in Spruce Grove. If you'd like to contact a representative, you can reach out by calling 780-962-7634 ext. 193, or by email.