Winnipeg Transit presents the Santa Bus

December 11, 2018

Winnipeg Transit presents the Santa Bus

Released: 1:40 p.m.

Winnipeg, MB – The Santa Bus is driving holiday spirit starting Wednesday, December 12 until Monday, December 24.

Winnipeg Transit bus #142 will feature larger-than-life vinyl graphics of Santa and his reindeer. Since 1985, all cash fares and donations collected on the Santa Bus go directly to the Christmas Cheer Board. Last year, $9,624.80 was raised.

It’s easy to find the Santa Bus with BUStxt, real-time Transit information, anywhere, anytime! Just text 287898 on your mobile device, enter Bus 142, then press send. BUStxt will text you back in just a few seconds displaying which route the Santa Bus is on plus the time it will be arriving at its next stop.

BUStxt is just one of the many trip planning tools Winnipeg Transit offers to improve your transit experience. To learn more about BUStxt and all of our other Transit Tools, visit or contact 311.

For more information about the Christmas Cheer Board, visit