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Winnipeg Transit

Bomber Fan Fare

Bomber Game Day Service

The 2018 season will see transit service operate to and from Stadium Station for all Blue Bomber home games and special events. All Park & Ride service, as well as extra transit service on routes (X)75, (X)78, and (X)160, will use the new station.

New Extra Service Route
The route (X) 78 that provided service to passengers along Kenaston and Waverley will now be split into two routes. Passengers who catch the bus in River Heights or along Waverley you will continue to use the (X) 78 Waverley. For passengers who catch the bus along Kenaston, you will not use the new X74 Kenaston service.

Game Day Highlights

  • The Southdale Park & Ride is no longer available. A new Park & Ride has been opened at the St. Vital Shopping Centre (Hudson’s Bay Parking lot) for passengers in the St. Vital and Southdale area. This new Park & Ride will be in operation beginning Thursday, June 14, 2018. See below for details.
  • Regular Transit fares will be collected on all Winnipeg Transit service TO the game. This also applies to Handi-Transit service. Fares may be paid in cash (exact fare), Transit tickets or passes.
  • Post-game passengers can show their game day ticket for a free ride home when boarding buses after the game.
  • Park & Ride services will operate using school buses and will commence 2 hours prior to game time.
    • Reminder that the Blue Bombers have a $5.00 charge per person for Park & Ride users when attending a Bomber game or special event.
    • Park & Ride service uses school buses departing the game and as a result, riders should exercise patience while loading
  • Post-event, passengers can access Stadium Station through Gate 3 and Gate 4. See our Stadium Station Map for details.
    • Please note there is no pedestrian access from Stadium Station to the Active Transportation routes through the Southwood lands.
    • Active Transportation paths can be accessed by leaving Gate 3 or Gate 4 and walking to University Crescent.
  • With over 150 buses travelling through the Southwood lands on Bohemier Trail before and after Bomber games and special events there will be several changes to walking path access. See the vicinity map (Southwood land pedestrian access map) for an overview of which paths will remain open and where barricades will be put up to prevent vehicle/pedestrian conflicts.

Regular Service to the Stadium

There are several regular service bus routes that will operate to and from the University of Manitoba before and after the game or special event.

Extra Regular Service to the Stadium

There are several regular service bus routes that will have additional service added for Bomber games and special events. These additional buses are there to help make sure everyone makes it safely to the Bomber game or special event. These routes will operate with an X next to the route number. All buses marked with an X in the route number will operate to Stadium Station. See below for route information:

The Running Back Shuttle

The Running Back Shuttle will run from the Stadium in a clockwise loop, west on Chancellor Matheson, north on Pembina, and south on University Crescent back to the stadium. The Running Back Shuttle will begin operating 90 minutes before game time and will operate every 10 minutes. Note – the last Running Back shuttle will arrive at Investors Group Field 10 minutes after the event or game is scheduled to begin and will not operate after the game.

Catch extra route (X)160 service at Stadium Station after the game to get back to Pembina Highway. Buses will run west on Bohemier Trail and north on Pembina making all stops between Investors Group Field and Downtown.

  • passengers using the Running Back Shuttle can ride for free by showing the operator their game day ticket.

Park & Ride Service

There are seven special event Park & Rides located across the city that provide non-stop service to and from Stadium Station at Investors Group Field. Click here for the game day/special event park & ride map. Postgame service will operate from Stadium Station located outside Gate 4. Stadium Station can also be accessed from Gate 3. See our Stadium Station Map for details.

See Park & Ride locations below:

Post-Game Service

All Park & Ride service and extra regular service on routes 75, 78 (via Cambridge and via Kenaston) and 160 will operate from Stadium Station, located outside of Gate 4. Route 162/170 can be caught at its regular stop – University Crescent at Freedman.

A map showing post-game boarding locations can be found here:
Stadium Station Map
Stadium Station wayfinding jpeg

If you are unsure of where to catch your bus on your return home, our Transit Supervisors will be on scene to help guide you to your bus.

Wayfinding signage will be posted at Investors Group Field to help you find where to board your bus. See a sample of what the signs look like below:

2017 Bomber stadium wayfinder sign

2017 Bomber stadium wayfinder sign 2