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BruinBus is a year-round bus serving the UCLA campus and Wilshire Center. Everyone is welcome to board at one of our many stops. BruinBus also offers charter and driver services to UCLA departments and student organizations.

The BruinBus complimentary campus service operates buses that are clean, wheelchair accessible, air-conditioned and environmentally conscious. Our professionally trained and courteous drivers are very knowledgeable about the campus and the Westwood community.
 

  • Service Announcements & Updates
  • Routes U1 and U2 run approximately every 15-30 minutes. Additional service is available on Santa Monica Big Blue Bus Route 17 for U1 and Route 2 for U2. Visit our Public Transit page for information on transit passes which may be free for eligible Bruins. 

  • Campus Bus Schedules and Stops
  • BruinBus

    Visitors, students, staff and faculty alike are welcome to board any BruinBus at one of our designated stops. 

     •  U1 Weyburn
     •  U2 Wilshire
     •  U3 Weyburn/Gateway Plaza
     •  U4 University Apartments
     •  U5 Evening/SafeRide Loop  

     

    U1 Weyburn

    •  Monday to Friday (excluding holidays)
    •  Operates 7:25 a.m. to 5:55 p.m. 
    •  Stops approximately every 15 minutes
    •  Santa Monica Big Blue Bus provides supplemental service with Route 17 running Monday through Friday from 6:15 a.m. to 10:15 p.m. Learn about our transit pass options for Big Blue Bus. 
     

    U1 weyburn Northbound Bus Stops

    U1 weyburn Southbound Bus Stops

    Weyburn Terrace Wyton South
    Parking Lot 36 Murphy Hall South
    Hammer Museum Molecular Science
      Gonda
      Medical Plaza
     
    Weyburn terrace — Northbound                                                                                                        Wyton — Southbound                                                                                                              
    7:25 a.m. 12:55 p.m. 7:32 a.m. 1:02 p.m.
    7:40 a.m. 1:10 p.m. 7:47 a.m. 1:17 p.m.
    7:55 a.m. 1:25 p.m. 8:02 a.m.  1:32 p.m.
    8:10 a.m. 1:40 p.m. 8:17 a.m. 1:47 p.m.
    8:25 a.m. 1:55 p.m.  8:32 a.m. 2:02 p.m.
    8:40 a.m. 2:10 p.m. 8:47 a.m. 2:17 p.m.
    8:55 a.m. 2:25 p.m. 9:02 a.m. 2:32 p.m.
    9:10 a.m. 2:40 p.m. 9:17 a.m. 2:47 p.m.
    9:25 a.m. 2:55 p.m. 9:32 a.m. 3:02 p.m.
    9:40 a.m. 3:10 p.m. 9:47 a.m. 3:17 p.m.
    9:55 a.m. 3:25 p.m. 10:02 a.m. 3:32 p.m.
    10:10 a.m. 3:40 p.m. 10:17 a.m. 3:47 p.m.
    10:25 a.m. 3:55 p.m. 10:32 a.m. 4:02 p.m.
    10:40 a.m. 4:10 p.m. 10:47 a.m. 4:17 p.m.
    10:55 a.m. 4:25 p.m. 11:02 a.m. 4:32 p.m.
    11:10 a.m. 4:40 p.m. 11:17 a.m. 4:47 p.m.
    11:25 a.m. 4:55 p.m. 11:32 a.m. 5:02 p.m.
    11:40 a.m. 5:10 p.m. 11:47 a.m. 5:17 p.m.
    11:55 a.m. 5:25 p.m. 12:02 p.m. 5:32 p.m.
    12:10 p.m. 5:40 p.m. 12:17 p.m. 5:47 p.m.
    12:25 p.m. 5:55 p.m. 12:32 p.m. 6:02 p.m.
    12:40 p.m.   12:47 p.m.  

     

    U2 Wilshire

    • Monday to Friday (excluding holidays)
    • Operates 7:00 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.
    • Stops approximately every 15-30 minutes
    • Santa Monica Big Blue Bus provides supplemental service with Route 2 running Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 9:15 p.m. Learn about our transit pass options for Big Blue Bus. 
     

    U2 Wilshire Northbound Bus Stops

    U2 Wilshire Southbound Bus Stops

    Wilshire Center Wyton
    Stein Plaza HIlgard at Westholme
    Botany  Le Conte at Tiverton
    Parking Structure 2 Lindbrook and Westwood (NS)
    Murphy Hall Wilshire Center
    Wyton  
     
    Wilshire center — Northbound                                                                                Wyton — Southbound                                                                                        
    7:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 7:08 a.m. 1:08 p.m.
    7:30 a.m. 1:15 p.m. 7:38 a.m.  1:23 p.m.
    8:00 a.m. 1:30 p.m. 8:08 a.m. 1:38 p.m.
    8:30 a.m. 1:45 p.m. 8:38 a.m. 1:53 p.m.
    8:45 a.m. 2:00 p.m. 8:53 a.m. 2:08 p.m.
    9:00 a.m. 2:15 p.m. 9:08 a.m. 2:23 p.m.
    9:15 a.m. 2:30 p.m. 9:23 a.m. 2:38 p.m.
    9:30 a.m. 2:45 p.m. 9:38 a.m. 2:53 p.m.
    9:45 a.m. 3:00 p.m. 9:53 a.m. 3:08 p.m.
    10:00 a.m. 3:15 p.m. 10:08 a.m. 3:23 p.m.
    10:15 a.m. 3:30 p.m. 10:23 a.m. 3:38 p.m.
    10:30 a.m. 3:45 p.m. 10:38 a.m. 3:53 p.m.
    10:45 a.m. 4:00 p.m. 10:53 a.m. 4:08 p.m.
    11:00 a.m. 4:15 p.m. 11:08 a.m. 4:23 p.m.
    11:15 a.m. 4:30 p.m. 11:23 a.m. 4:38 p.m.
    11:30 a.m. 4:45 p.m. 11:38 a.m. 4:53 p.m.
    11:45 a.m. 5:00 p.m. 11:53 a.m. 5:08 p.m.
    12:00 p.m. 5:15 p.m. 12:08 p.m. 5:23 p.m.
    12:15 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 12:23 p.m. 5:38 p.m.
    12:30 p.m. 5:45 p.m. 12:38 p.m. 5:53 p.m.
    12:45 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 12:53 p.m. 6:08 p.m.
      6:15 p.m.   6:23 p.m.
     
     

    U3 Weyburn/Gateway Plaza

    • Monday to Friday (excluding holidays)
    • Operates 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Stops approximately every 30 minutes

    U3 WEYBURN/GATEWAY PLAZA NORTHBOUND BUS STOPS

    U3 WEYBURN/GATEWAY PLAZA SOUTHBOUND BUS STOPS

    Weyburn Terrace Gateway Plaza
    Parking Lot 36 Reagan Medical Plaza
    Stein Plaza Weyburn Terrace
    Gateway Plaza  
     
    Weyburn terrace — Northbound                                                                                          Gateway plaza — Southbound                                                                                                          
    10:00 a.m. 1:30 p.m. 10:15 a.m. 1:45 p.m.
    10:30 a.m. 2:00 p.m. 10:45 a.m. 2:15 p.m.
    11:00 a.m. 2:30 p.m. 11:15 a.m. 2:45 p.m.
    11:30 a.m. 3:00 p.m. 11:45 a.m. 3:15 p.m.
    12:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 12:15 p.m. 3:45 p.m.
    12:30 p.m. 4:03 p.m. 12:45 p.m. 4:15 p.m.
    1:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 1:15 p.m. 4:45 p.m.
      5:00 p.m.   5:07 p.m.

     

    U4 University Apartments

    UCLA Transportation provides transit services for residents of select off-campus UCLA apartments. These are specifically contracted by the housing units they serve.

    Ridership is exclusive to residents, residents’ spouses, and residents’ children who reside at the Keystone/Mentone, Venice/Barry and Clarington apartment complexes. A boarding pass is required to ride the bus, which is available at the University Apartments South Rental Office at 3200 Sawtelle Blvd., Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Upon presentation of valid photo identification, the boarding pass can be picked up by each individual tenant only. There is a $100 replacement cost for lost passes during the year and at move-out. Please call the Rental Office at (310) 398-4692 for additional information.

    U4 University Apartments Schedule

    Please Note: Bus tracking is available on our real-time map. Occasional delays in shuttle bus service may occur due to construction, traffic, weather, mechanical problems, etc. This schedule is subject to change. For lost & found and service delays, please call UCLA Transit Operations at (310) 825-2963.

     

    U5 Evening/SafeRide Loop

    • Monday to Friday (excluding holidays)
    • Operates 6:45 p.m. to 10:10 p.m.
    • Stops approximately every 25 minutes
    • Services: MacGowan Hall, Murphy Hall, Parking Structure 2, Gateway Plaza, Medical Plaza, Weyburn Terrace, Wilshire Center, Sproul, Rieber, and Hedrick
    • On-demand rides are also available with UCLA SafeRide Monday - Thursday from 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. (excluding holidays)
     
    Wilshire center — northbound Macgowan hall — southbound
    6:45 p.m. 7:01 p.m.
    7:15 p.m. 7:31 p.m.
    7:40 p.m. 7:56 p.m.
    8:05 p.m. 8:21 p.m.
    8:30 p.m. 8:46 p.m.
    8:55 p.m. 9:11 p.m.
    9:20 p.m. 9:36 p.m.
    9:55 p.m. 10:11 p.m.
    10:10 p.m. 10:26 p.m.


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  • Rooter Bus Schedule (Football/Baseball)
  • Whether its football or baseball season, we want to help you enjoy every Bruin home game without the hassle of driving and parking, especially at the Rose Bowl. BruinBus offers convenient transportation from campus to the Rose Bowl or Jackie Robinson Stadium for all home games.

    Buses leave from the north side of the IM Field (Intramural Fields). Check-in for Rooter Bus is located at the northeast corner of Pauley Pavilion. For football games, the first bus departs 3 hours prior to kick-off and the last bus departs 2 hours prior. We drop off at the Rose Bowl in Lot B with return buses leaving from the same location. Return buses are available at the beginning of the second quarter (buses will leave when full). For baseball games, the first bus departs 1 hour prior to the start of the game. 

    Please reserve your tickets at the Central Ticket Office by 4:00 p.m. on the Wednesday of game week. So come join the fun and let us get you there in BruinBus style!
     

    FOOTBALL HOME GAME                    KICKOFF TIME             
    September 3 vs. Bowling Green 11:30 a.m.
    September 10 vs. Alabama State 2:00 p.m.
    September 17 vs. South Alabama 11:00 a.m.
    September 30 vs. Washington 7:30 p.m.
    October 8 vs. Utah 12:30 p.m.
    October 29 vs. Stanford 7:30 p.m.
    November 12 vs. Arizona 7:30 p.m.
    November 19 vs. USC 5:00 p.m.
  • Westwood Village Weekend Bus Schedule
  • Take BruinBus to the grocery store Saturday and Sunday afternoons! The shuttle picks up at Sproul Hall and Hedrick Hall and drops off at Tiverton and Le Conte next to Ralphs Market.

    The Westwood Village Weekend Bus will operate on the following dates:

        •  October 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30
        •  November 5-6, 12-13, 19-20
        •  December 3-4

    Sproul           Hedrick          Lot 36              Tiverton/Le Conte
    11:00 a.m. 11:03 a.m. 11:10 a.m. 11:20 a.m.
    11:30 a.m. 11:33 a.m. 11:40 a.m. 11:50 a.m.
    12:00 p.m. 12:03 p.m. 12:10 p.m. 12:20 p.m.
    12:30 p.m. 12:33 p.m. 12:40 p.m. 12:50 p.m. (Drop-off only)
    1:45 p.m. 1:48 p.m. 1:55 p.m. 2:05 p.m.
    2:15 p.m. 2:18 p.m. 2:25 p.m. 2:35 p.m.
    2:45 p.m. 2:48 p.m. 2:55 p.m. 3:05 p.m.
    3:15 p.m. 3:18 p.m. 3:25 p.m. 3:35 p.m. (Last departures from residence halls)
          3:50 p.m. (Last return trip to residence halls)

    The BruinBus Westwood Shuttle is brought to you by UCLA Housing and Hospitality Services.

  • Saturday Shuttle Schedule
  • The BruinBus Saturday Shuttle takes students from UCLA to Santa Monica (Wilshire & 4th Street)! The shuttle picks up at Sproul Hall and Hedrick Hall.

    The Saturday Shuttle will operate on the following dates:

        •  October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
        •  November 5, 12, 19
        •  December 3

    Leaves sproul Leaves Hedrick Arrives in Santa Monica
    11:00 a.m. 11:05 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
    12:00 p.m. 12:05 p.m. 12:30 p.m. (Drop-off only)
    2:00 p.m. 2:05 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
    3:15 p.m. 3:20 p.m. 3:45 p.m. (Last return trip to residence halls)


    The BruinBus Saturday Shuttle is brought to you by UCLA Housing and Hospitality Services.

  • Real-Time Tracking
  • Ways to find your next BruinBus arrival:

    TripShot App

    Download the TripShot App

        •  For Android users, click here.

        •  For iOS users, click here.

    Real-Time BruinBus Map

        •  View BruinBus movement on our real-time map.

  • BruinBus Charter and Driver Services
  • BruinBus

    BruinBus provides a variety of charter and driver services to UCLA departments and registered student organizations.

    Take the hassle out of chartering your event! BruinBus provides a variety of charter and driver services to UCLA departments and registered student organizations. We will review logistics, offer suggestions for different modes of service and coordinate drivers before and during an event. Our professional staff and drivers understand the needs of UCLA community. 

    BruinBuses and other vehicles may be chartered for on- and off-campus events and trips. Reservations can be made by completing an online Vehicle Service Request.

    View the Charter Services Pick Up Location Map to see all of the on-campus pick up locations.

    The benefits of chartering with BruinBus

    24-hour services and support staff

    Pre-trip consultations

    Professional, trained and certified commercial drivers

    Pick-up and drop-off services at your designated location

    On-campus convenience

    Clean and comfortable BruinBuses, vans and vehicles to meet all of your needs

    Green fleet of CNG transit BruinBuses

    ADA compliant wheelchair lift-equipped transit buses also available

    Convenient interdepartmental recharge billing

    University insured
     

    Charter and Driver Services Rates

    Service Type  

    Rate  

    Driver Service (Driver only)*

    $96/hour

    Charter Transit  (27-36 passenger bus with driver)*

    $114/hour

    Charter Coach Bus Service (55 passenger bus with driver)*

    $120/hour

    Event Coordination Fee (Non-UCLA vehicles only)

    25% per invoice

    Service Cancellation Fee (If less than 24-hour notice is given)

    3-hour minimum

    Non-UCLA Service Cancellation Fee (If less than 72-hour notice is given)

    5-hour minimum

    *All reservations will be charged a minimum of three (3) service hours.

    All University drivers hold commercial licenses (Class B) with passenger and air brakes endorsement. They are authorized to drive 40-foot transit buses, 40-foot coach buses, passenger vans, and automobiles. You can be assured that all vehicles are in a safe operating condition and in accordance with CHP/DOT regulations.


    BruinBus Charter and Driver Services
    Email: fts@ts.ucla.edu | Phone: (310) 825-2963

  • Advertise on the Bus
  • Bruin Bus Ads

    BruinBus keeps UCLA moving by providing complimentary shuttle service for the UCLA community including all staff, faculty, students and visitors. The service has grown to include contract services to and from some off-campus housing and athletics events in the Greater Los Angeles area.

    Why Advertise with BruinBus?

    Our buses provide a uniquely captive audience for your advertisements. With travel times for our passengers ranging from 8–60 minutes, internal bus ads offer longer viewing time than online ads and other forms of outdoor media. Also, all advertising revenue directly supports BruinBus services so you can take pleasure in knowing that your advertising dollars are working hard to serve the UCLA community!

    Our Services

    BruinBus operates three on-campus routes carrying over 1 million passengers annually. The University Apartments Shuttle serves several off-campus apartments in the Palms and Mar Vista areas. Our charter services are in high demand as the preferred service provider for UCLA home football games at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena and also routinely provides service around the UCLA community and surrounding areas.

    For more information about advertising on BruinBus, please contact Michael Sommers