Wasaga Beach is not only a prime destination for enjoying beautiful sandy beaches, but it also fantastic for giving residents access to the many northern and southern cities nearby. With their innovative transit systems and local highway, commuting has never been easier!
Keep reading to learn all about your commuting options!
Wasaga’s local transit system, Wasaga Beach Transit, allows residents of Shoreline Point to get around Wasaga and surrounding areas quickly and conveniently. The two major routes, Routes 1 and 2, run seven days a week from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm. These routes can also lead to Collingwood and Barrie with the Simcoe County LINX that connects at the Real Canadian Superstore. The Town of Wasaga Beach is always developing, implementing, maintaining, and enhancing accessibility for residents with disabilities.
Here is information on the different routes within Wasaga, along with their transit maps for a visual representation.
Wasaga Beach Transit – Route 1
Route 1 is the longest Wasaga Beach Transit route, travelling through the entire town of Wasaga Beach. This bus route will get you closest to the beaches and is the main bus route that connects to Shoreline Point.
Route 1 starts at the Stonebridge Town Centre, travelling along Stonebridge Boulevard then east on River Road East. It then travels in a loop to Archer Road and Carlene Drive to come back to River Road East, where it travels westerly to Zoo Park Road.
The bus travels south on Zoo Park Road to River Road West, where it heads back to the Stonebridge Town Centre. From there, it goes north on Main Street until it hits Mosley Avenue, heading west to pass through Riverbend Plaza.
The bus then travels west on Mosley Street to Sunnidale Road South, turning onto Knox Road West to the Medical Centre on 45th Street. Once it departs from the Medical Centre, it passes through the Superstore and Shoppers Drug Mart malls, travelling south to Ramblewood Drive and continuing west On Lyons Court, where residents from Shoreline Point can catch the bus. It then returns on the same route to complete its trip.
Wasaga Beach Transit – Route 2
Enjoy easy access through Wasaga on Simcoe County Road 92 (Mosley Street and River Road West), the main street to access everything Wasaga has to offer.
Route 2 also begins at the Stonebridge Town Centre but, instead, travels down Main Street to River Road West, where the bus arrives at Riverbend Plaza. It then continues along Mosley Street to 45th Street, where it stops at the Shoppers Drug Mart, the Medical Centre, and the Superstore. The bus then continues west along Mosley Street to 71st Street, stopping at its furthest destination in the west.
From there, the bus returns in the opposite direction on the same route to the Superstore, then it continues until it stops at the West Stars Arena, where it then travels along River Road West back to the Stonebridge Town Centre.
Simcoe County LINX – Route 2
The Simcoe County LINX, previously known as the Wasaga Beach Link, connects commuters from Wasaga to Collingwood and Wasaga to Barrie. The Town of Wasaga and Simcoe County District is continuously developing in innovative ways with their residents’ needs in mind. These Simcoe County LINX bus routes are a prime example of that commitment.
Simcoe County LINX Route 2 allows commuters to travel to Barrie Monday through Friday from 5:30 am to 6:30 pm, with buses departing from the Real Canadian Superstore (Both Wasaga Transit Routes 1 and 2 stop at this location) every 60 minutes. There is no service on Saturday, Sunday, and Statutory Holidays.
Simcoe County LINX – Route 4
For the people wishing to commute to downtown Collingwood, Simcoe County LINX Route 4 arrives every 60 minutes at the Real Canadian Superstore from 6:30 am to 8:25 pm Monday to Saturday and 7:30 ad to 8:25 pm on Sundays.
Students can travel to the Collingwood Collegiate Institute Monday to Friday via Route 4A.
Wasaga Beach is in an ideal location to travel to all the major cities nearby. Head north to Muskoka, west to Owen Sound, south to Toronto, or east to Barrie. Wasaga’s many easy-to-access highways can take you where you need to go without complications.
Below is information on the three major highway systems in the area.
Simcoe County Road 92
County Road 92 is the main road that stretches through Wasaga. This road not only allows residents to travel throughout Wasaga, but it continues eastbound and connects to Highway 23, which can take you to many nearby cities directly such as Collingwood, Blue Mountains, Owen Sound, or Brampton and Mississauga.
Highway 26 is Wasaga’s vital highway and connects drivers to many other main freeways in the vicinity. Travel south down Highway 26, then continue straight onto Highway 42 to get to Brampton and Mississauga (1 hour 30 mins). Follow Highway 26, travelling east to Highway 400 down to Highway 401 to arrive in Toronto (1 hour 45 mins). For Barrie, you will follow Highway 26, traveling east (40 mins). Finally, travel west on Highway 26 until you get to Collingwood (12 mins), Blue Mountain (30 mins), and Owen Sound (1 hour 10 mins).
Highway 400, only being a 20-minute drive from Wasaga using either Highway 26 if going south or Simcoe County Road 92 if going north, is the largest major highway in the area. Highway 400 begins at Highway 401 in Toronto and stretches north to Parry Sound. It then turns into the Trans-Canada Highway, which can take travelers up to Sudbury and beyond. Highway 400 can take you to Muskoka (1 hour 10 mins), Toronto (1 hour 45 mins), or any of the other Northern and Southern Ontario cities.
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