Public transit


The U-Pass is your Saskatoon Transit bus pass. To find out bus schedules, what busses to take and where the bus stops are, use the Transit app

The cost of the U-Pass is automatically included in undergraduate and graduate student fees. However, students with special circumstances may apply to opt-out of the U-Pass service.

To activate your U-Pass, bring your Student ID Card to the USSU Information Centre in Upper Place Riel. You must reactivate your U-Pass each term.

To use your U-Pass: Place your Student ID Card on the card reader when you enter the bus. 

Saskatoon Transit

Saskatoon Transit not coming on campus

As of Thursday morning, April 2, as a preventative measure to protect the health and safety of our community, Saskatoon Transit will no longer be coming onto USask campus until further notice. This applies to the transit stop in front of Place Riel. Please check the Saskatoon Transit website for up-to-date information on off-campus routes.

Saskatoon Transit is Saskatoon’s public bus transportation service provider. For information about university routes, schedules and fares, visit

Bus route maps are available online or at the front doors of Upper Place Riel, facing the transit hub. 

You can store your bike on the racks attached to the the front of all Saskatoon Transit busses. 

Learn more about the Transit app

Ride sharing and taxi services

There are a variety of taxi company options in Saskatoon. The ride-sharing service Uber is also available in the city.



Student parking permits

Students can apply for a parking spot in PAWS, and applications typically open in May. Students starting university in the Winter Term should contact Parking and Transportation Services to find out if there are parking spots still available.

Students living in Voyageur Place, College Quarter, Graduate House and McEown Park residence buildings can apply and pay online through the room selection process in May, and passes can be picked up at the Office of Parking and Transportation Services.

Pay-per-visit parking lots

If you're parking for many hours or all day, parking lot 4 and the Stadium Parkade are the cheapest options. View a list of all pay-per-visit parking lots.   

Car share

Car sharing is a cost-effective, convenient and sustainable alternative to private car ownership.

International students

While we suggest that you obtain an international driver’s license before coming to Canada, international students with a study permit and a valid driver’s license from their home country can drive in Saskatchewan. Your license must be in English or accompanied by an official translation.  


Bike storage and lockers

For those looking for added bike security, we have bike storage locations and also a number of bike lockers available for rent.

Bike tools

With a valid student card, bike tool kits and supplies for minor repairs can be rented from the Physical Activity Complex  Equipment Room during PAC hours. The USSU also has a bike repair stand with a limited number of tools installed outside of the Arts Building.

Getting to Saskatoon


If you’re flying to Saskatoon from another country, arrange connecting flights to Saskatoon from larger airports, such as Toronto, Vancouver or Calgary.


VIA Rail Canada can connect you from many Canadian cities to Saskatoon.