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.

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UC

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

Monday - Friday Schedule.
To UC Campus

Monday-Friday | South Loop       Lunes-Viernes | Sur  
Merced Transpo (Depart) The Bus
MCAG Office
Amtrak M St. & Olive Ave. Merced College Merced College UC Parking Paulson Ave & Yosemite Ave University Transit Center (Arrive)
6:10 AM 6:13 AM 6:15 AM 6:20 AM 6:25 AM 6:26 AM 6:33 AM 6:42 AM
6:50 AM 6:53 AM 6:55 AM 7:00 AM 7:05 AM 7:06 AM 7:13 AM 7:22 AM
7:30 AM 7:33 AM 7:35 AM 7:40 AM 7:45 AM 7:46 AM 7:53 AM 8:02 AM
8:10 AM 8:13 AM 8:15 AM 8:20 AM 8:25 AM 8:26 AM 8:33 AM 8:42 AM
8:50 AM 8:53 AM 8:55 AM 9:00 AM 9:05 AM 9:06 AM 9:13 AM 9:22 AM
9:30 AM 9:33 AM 9:35 AM 9:40 AM 9:45 AM 9:46 AM 9:53 AM 10:02 AM
10:10 AM 10:13 AM 10:15 AM 10:20 AM 10:25 AM 10:26 AM 10:33 AM 10:42 AM
10:50 AM 10:53 AM 10:55 AM 11:00 AM 11:05 AM 11:06 AM 11:13 AM 11:22 AM
11:30 AM 11:33 AM 11:35 AM 11:40 AM 11:45 AM 11:46 AM 11:53 AM 12:02 PM
12:10 PM 12:13 PM 12:15 PM 12:20 PM 12:25 PM 12:26 PM 12:33 PM 12:42 PM
12:50 PM 12:53 PM 12:55 PM 1:00 PM 1:05 PM 1:06 PM 1:13 PM 1:22 PM
1:30 PM 1:33 PM 1:35 PM 1:40 PM 1:45 PM 1:46 PM 1:53 PM 2:02 PM
2:10 PM 2:13 PM 2:15 PM 2:20 PM 2:25 PM 2:26 PM 2:33 PM 2:42 PM
2:50 PM 2:53 PM 2:55 PM 3:00 PM 3:05 PM 3:06 PM 3:13 PM 3:22 PM
3:30 PM 3:33 PM 3:35 PM 3:40 PM 3:45 PM 3:46 PM 3:53 PM 4:02 PM
4:10 PM 4:13 PM 4:15 PM 4:20 PM 4:25 PM 4:26 PM 4:33 PM 4:42 PM
4:50 PM 4:53 PM 4:55 PM 5:00 PM 5:05 PM 5:06 PM 5:13 PM 5:22 PM
5:30 PM 5:33 PM 5:35 PM 5:40 PM 5:45 PM 5:46 PM 5:53 PM 6:02 PM
6:10 PM 6:13 PM 6:15 PM 6:20 PM 6:25 PM 6:26 PM 6:33 PM 6:42 PM
6:50 PM 6:53 PM 6:55 PM 7:00 PM 7:05 PM 7:06 PM 7:13 PM 7:22 PM
7:30 PM 7:33 PM 7:35 PM 7:40 PM 7:45 PM 7:46 PM 7:53 PM 8:02 PM

Monday - Friday Schedule.
To Downtown

North Loop         Norte    
University Transit Center (Depart) Scholars & Emigrant Paulson Ave & Yosemite Ave Tri-College Center
&
G Street
Merced College M St. &
Olive Ave.
Amtrak Merced Transpo
(Arrive)
6:47 AM 6:50 AM 6:57 AM 7:04 AM 7:06 AM 7:11 AM 7:16 AM 7:21 AM
7:27 AM 7:30 AM 7:37 AM 7:44 AM 7:46 AM 7:51 AM 7:56 AM 8:01 AM
8:07 AM 8:10 AM 8:17 AM 8:24 AM 8:26 AM 8:31 AM 8:36 AM 8:41 AM
8:47 AM 8:50 AM 8:57 AM 9:04 AM 9:06 AM 9:11 AM 9:16 AM 9:21 AM
9:27 AM 9:30 AM 9:37 AM 9:44 AM 9:46 AM 9:51 AM 9:56 AM 10:01 AM
10:07 AM 10:10 AM 10:17 AM 10:24 AM 10:26 AM 10:31 AM 10:36 AM 10:41 AM
10:47 AM 10:50 AM 10:57 AM 11:04 AM 11:06 AM 11:11 AM 11:16 AM 11:21 AM
11:27 AM 11:30 AM 11:37 AM 11:44 AM 11:46 AM 11:51 AM 11:56 AM 12:01 PM
12:07 PM 12:10 PM 12:17 PM 12:24 PM 12:26 PM 12:31 PM 12:36 PM 12:41 PM
12:47 PM 12:50 PM 12:57 PM 1:04 PM 1:06 PM 1:11 PM 1:16 PM 1:21 PM
1:27 PM 1:30 PM 1:37 PM 1:44 PM 1:46 PM 1:51 PM 1:56 PM 2:01 PM
2:07 PM 2:10 PM 2:17 PM 2:24 PM 2:26 PM 2:31 PM 2:36 PM 2:41 PM
2:47 PM 2:50 PM 2:57 PM 3:04 PM 3:06 PM 3:11 PM 3:16 PM 3:21 PM
3:27 PM 3:30 PM 3:37 PM 3:44 PM 3:46 PM 3:51 PM 3:56 PM 4:01 PM
4:07 PM 4:10 PM 4:17 PM 4:24 PM 4:26 PM 4:31 PM 4:36 PM 4:41 PM
4:47 PM 4:50 PM 4:57 PM 5:04 PM 5:06 PM 5:11 PM 5:16 PM 5:21 PM
5:27 PM 5:30 PM 5:37 PM 5:44 PM 5:46 PM 5:51 PM 5:56 PM 6:01 PM
6:07 PM 6:10 PM 6:17 PM 6:24 PM 6:26 PM 6:31 PM 6:36 PM 6:41 PM
6:47 PM 6:50 PM 6:57 PM 7:04 PM 7:06 PM 7:11 PM 7:16 PM 7:21 PM
7:27 PM 7:30 PM 7:37 PM 7:44 PM 7:46 PM 7:51 PM 7:56 PM 8:01 PM