Zunga Bus On-Demand Pilot


Zunga Bus is a pilot on-demand transit service operated by the City of Powell River. It’s open to anyone and offers fast, fun, easy travel.

Service is available 7 days per week, 11AM – 6:30PM, $2.25/ride

Service pauses from 2:30PM-3PM for driver break

Service Details

In phase one of the pilot, Zunga Bus will only service Westview area (see map). Bookings are via the Zunga Bus app or by phone at 604-208-3711. Payment is by credit card at the time of booking or by cash on the bus. Note that driver does not make change, please have the exact fare ready.

Zunga Bus offers door-to-door service in most of its service area. In special areas like Willingdon and Marine Avenue, it uses designated stops. If you are catching your ride in a special area, the app will direct you to walk to the closest designated stop.

Please check the website for the latest pilot service updates. Thank you for staying nimble with us as we pilot this new on-demand technology!

Zunga Bus Fares

$2.25 PER RIDE

10 TICKETS   –   $20

20 TICKETS   –   $35

Fare is paid via credit card through the app or in cash. We also accept BC Transit ten-ticket packs.
Note that the driver does not make change – please have your exact fare.

Riding the Zunga is Easy

Schedule a ride with the tap of a button

Booking is easy with the Zunga Bus Android or iPhone apps. Download the app and follow the in-app prompts.

If you don’t have a smartphone, you can book by calling an agent at 604-208-3711. Call centre hours are Monday to Friday, 8am – 4pm.

You can book instantly or prebook your trips up to three days in advance (for example, you can book Monday trips on Friday).

Get picked up where you want

You will be given arrival estimates and alerts before the bus arrives. You can track the bus on the map in real-time.

Share your ride with others heading the same way

Zunga Bus is a shared service. Other passengers may be picked up or dropped off. Don’t worry though, you will still get to your destination on time!