UC - UC Merced Route

UC Merced Fare

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.

Cash Fare

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

Track The Bus Live

Effective Monday, March 30, 2020, we resume reduced service on the UC Route. The Route will start up at 8:02 am with the departure from the Gallo Rec Center.

Please see the link below to access the full reduced service schedule, note the highlighted times will NOT operate until further notice. If you have any questions, please call us at 209-723-3100.

UC Merced _ Modified

Monday - Friday Schedule.
To UC Campus

Monday - Friday Schedule.
To Downtown