UC Merced Students can ride for free by swiping current UC Merced Student ID card (CAT CARD) on all bus routes.
UC Merced Faculty & Staff
Faculty and staff can either pay The Bus $1.50 fare or purchase a monthly pass for $60.
The base fare is $1.50 for each local trip within a single city or community. This includes anywhere within the Merced, Atwater, and Winton areas. If you are traveling between cities, the fare is $3 per trip. If you are a 62 or older, an eligible ADA passenger, have a Medicare card or a Veteran you can ride for free any time with proper ID, on any fixed route. For additional information, call 209-725-3813.
View PDF of The Bus Schedule and Route