The Bus and Merced College have partnered to offer all Merced College students fare free unlimited rides countywide through a Student Transportation Fee. Merced College students, enrolled in credit classes, with a valid Student ID and current semester sticker ride The Bus for FREE. Simply show your current Merced College ID card when boarding The Bus. 

Steps to Ride The Bus

  1. You must be a currently enrolled student in credit classes
  2. Get your student ID and sticker through the Admissions & Records Office at both the Merced and Los Banos Campuses
  3. Show your current Merced College ID when boarding The Bus

Benefits of Riding The Bus:

  • Unlimited access to Public Transit throughout Merced County on Fixed Route - anytime, anywhere, any place
  • Free Wi-Fi on all buses
  • Reduce air pollution
  • More fuel efficient per passenger mile
  • Reduces traffic congestion
  • Never worry about parking
  • Free and secure bike storage
  • Safer than riding in a car
  • There are 238 bus stops in Merced County where you can catch the bus
  • Less expensive than: a parking pass + fuel + insurance + maintenance and repair
  • Did we mention FREE Wi-Fi?


Merced College bus stop student with bike