Rural Partner Routes

Rural Partner Companies and the "500" series of Routes

Bus service to downtown Ottawa from various rural towns and communities is provided by our Rural Partners, with the "500" series of routes.


► Routes 500, 502, 509, 515, 516, 517, 520, 528, 530, 535, 538, 540, 542, 543, 551, 553, 555, 556, 558


Schedules are set by the Rural Partner. All the timepoints are not necessarily listed on the linked schedules and some stops are by request only. The web and printed timetables are updated 4 times per year. Please check with the Rural Partner Company to see if any other changes to the schedules have been made between web updates.  

Route Schedules & Rural Partner Companies

Route Schedules Routing Rural Partner Company

500

Arnprior - Ottawa - Gatineau

Classic Alliance Motorcoach /
LCT -
Lanark Community Transit
613-253-3443
stevecornish@classicalliancemotorcoach.com

502

Pakenham, Almonte - Ottawa

509

Merrickville - Ottawa

Howard Bus Service
1-800-267-8185
www.howardbusservice.com
info@howardbusservice.com

515

Cornwall - Ottawa

Delaney Bus Lines
1-613-346-2511
delaney.ca
commuter@delaney.ca

516

Finch - Ottawa - Gatineau

517

Alexandria - Ottawa - Gatineau

520

Hawkesbury - Ottawa - Gatineau

Leduc Bus Lines
613-860-3331
leducbus@leducbus.com
www.leducbus.com

528

Embrum / Russell - Ottawa - Gatineau  

Township of Russell
417 Bus Lines

613-764-2192
www.417busline.com      www.russell.ca
info@417busline.com

530

Clarence/Rockland - Ottawa - Gatineau

Clarence-Rockland
613-860-3331
www.clarence-rockland.com

535

Bourget - Ottawa - Gatineau

538

Carleton Place - Ottawa - Carleton Place

Classic Alliance Motorcoach /
LCT - Lanark Community Transit
613-253-3443
stevecornish@classicalliancemotorcoach.com

540

Morrisburg - Ottawa

Evan’s Bus Lines Ltd
613-346-2278
evansbuslines.com
commuter@evansbuslines.com

542

Kemptville - Ottawa - Gatineau

Allegiance Transportation Services
613-761-2875
ATSKemptville@gmail.com

543

Kemptville - Ottawa

551

Casselman - Ottawa - Gatineau

417 Bus Lines
613-764-2192 or 1-888-811-2617
www.417busline.com
info@417busline.com

553

St. Albert / Limoges - 
Ottawa - Gatineau

555

Casselman - Ottawa - Gatineau

556

Casselman - Ottawa - Gatineau

558

St. Isidore - Ottawa - Gatineau

Fares / Regional Transit Pass & ID


The Regional Transit Pass and Photo ID card must be used for travel on the Rural Partner '500' series of routes.

Fares are set by the Rural Partner. Please contact the Rural Partner Company for more information on their fares and also obtaining a Regional monthly transit pass.


Regional Transit Pass


Regional Transit Pass and Photo ID card for use with Rural Partner 500 routes The Regional monthly transit pass is ONLY available through your rural transit provider:

  • It is accepted on OC Transpo and STO (Société de transport de l'Outaouais) routes. 
  • Valid on regular-fare routes
  • The 'R' on the pass, stands for Regional (NOT Rural)
  • The Regional transit pass MUST be paired with the Regional photo ID card as shown in the sample at right.
  • Don't forget to write your photo ID number onto your monthly pass. Your pass is invalid without this number and it helps to protect against fraud in case the pass is lost.


Regional Transit Photo ID card


The Regional Photo ID card is ONLY available at the following OC Transpo Customer Service Centres.

» What is the cost of the Photo ID?

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