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BruinBus Major Service Enhancements

BruinBus2018After conducting a comprehensive system review, BruinBus announced several major service enhancements. BruinBus riders now experience more frequent peak period service, additional bus stop locations, and modified routes, all aimed to reduce travel time and improve reliability.

To review a complete list of changes as well as an updated map, please click below on the Service Announcements & Updates tab.

 

 

Bruinbus!BruinBus is a year-round bus serving the UCLA campus and the 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.

 

Fall Quarter Service Changes

Effective Monday, September 24:

  • U1 and U2 will run 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday-Friday with service every 10-12 minutes all day. 
  • U4 resumed normal service operations on Monday, September 24. 
  • U5 resumed normal service hours on Monday, September 24.   

BruinbusVisitors, students, staff and faculty alike are welcome to board any BruinBus at one of our designated stops. These year-round buses serve the UCLA campus and the Wilshire Center:

U1 Weyburn

  • Monday to Friday (excluding Holidays)
  • Operates 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Stops approximately every 10 - 12 minutes
U1 Weyburn Northbound Bus StopsU1 Weyburn Southbound Bus Stops
Weyburn TerraceWyton
Parking Lot 36Murphy Hall
Hammer Museum (Lindbrook at Westwood Blvd.)Parking Structure 2
WytonGonda Research Facility
 Reagan Medical Plaza
 Weyburn Terrace

U2 Wilshire

  • Monday to Friday (excluding Holidays)
  • Operates 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Stops approximately every 10 - 12 minutes

U2 Wilshire Northbound Bus Stops

U2 Wilshire Southbound Bus Stops

Wilshire CenterWyton
NPIHIlgard at Westholme
Botany Le Conte at Tiverton
Parking Structure 2Lindbrook and Westwood (NS)
Murphy HallWilshire Center
Wyton 

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.

The shuttle bus operates Monday through Friday beginning Monday, September 24, 2018, and ending Friday, June 1, 2019. Due to holiday breaks and closures, this bus service will not be offered on the following day(s):

  • November 12 - Veteran's Day 
  • November 22-23 - Thanksgiving Closure 
  • December 24 - January 2 - Winter Campus Closure 
  • January 21 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 18 - Presidents' Day 
  • March 25-29 - Spring Break 
  • May 27 - Memorial Day 

For a detailed UA shuttle schedule, click here

Please Note: 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) 206-2908.

U5 Evening Loop

  • U5 resumed normal operations on Monday, September 24, 2018.
 

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Whether it's 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 the Jackie Robinson Stadium for all home games.

Buses leave from the top of Bruin Walk. For football games, the first bus departs 2½ 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 beginning after the third 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 p.m. on the Wednesday of game week. So come join the fun and let us get you there in BruinBus style!

 

Football GameDate
UCLA vs. WashingtonOctober 6, 2018
UCLA vs. ArizonaOctober 20, 2018
UCLA vs. UtahOctober 26, 2018
UCLA vs. USCNovember 17, 2018
UCLA vs. StanfordNovember 24, 2018

Take BruinBus to the grocery store Saturday and Sunday afternoons! The shuttle picks up at De Neve Plaza and Hedrick Hall and drops off at Tiverton and Le Conte next to Ralphs Market.

The grocery shuttle runs every Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 3:35 p.m., starting September 29, 2018, through December 2, 2018. The service will not operate on the following day(s): 

  • November 24-25, 2018
De NeveHedrickLot 36Tiverton/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.
1:00 p.m.1:03 p.m.1:10 p.m.1:20 p.m.
1:30 p.m.1:33 p.m.1:40 p.m.1:50 p.m.
2:00 p.m.2:03 p.m.2:10 p.m.2:20 p.m.
2:30 p.m.2:33 p.m.2:40 p.m.2:50 p.m.
3:00 p.m.3:03 p.m.3:10 p.m.3:20 p.m.*
   3:35 p.m.**

* Last departures from residence halls
** Last return trip to residence halls

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

The BruinBus Saturday Shuttle takes students from UCLA to Santa Monica (Wilshire & 3rd Street)! The shuttle picks up at De Neve Plaza and Hedrick Hall and runs every Saturday starting at 11:00 a.m. on September 29, 2018.

 

DestinationDate
Santa Monica (Wilshire & 3rd Street)September 29, 2018
Santa Monica (Wilshire & 3rd Street)October 6, 2018
Santa Monica (Wilshire & 3rd Street)October 13, 2018
Santa Monica (Wilshire & 3rd Street)October 20, 2018
Santa Monica (Wilshire & 3rd Street)October 27, 2018
Santa Monica (Wilshire & 3rd Street)November 3, 2018
Santa Monica (Wilshire & 3rd Street)November 10, 2018
Santa Monica (Wilshire & 3rd Street)November 17, 2018
Santa Monica (Wilshire & 3rd Street)December 1, 2018
Leaves De NeveLeaves HedrickArrives in Santa Monica/Westfield Century City
11 a.m.11:05 a.m.11:30 a.m.
12:15 p.m.12:20 p.m.12:45 p.m.
1:30 p.m.1:35 p.m.2 p.m.
2:45 p.m.2:50 p.m.3:15 p.m. (final return trip to UCLA)

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

Did you know you can find real-time BruinBus movement online? You can also set up automatic alerts on your computer or mobile phone so you can be notified when the next BruinBus will arrive.

Four ways to find your next BruinBus arrival:

Download the NextBus Appbus graphic

 

 

Real-Time BruinBus MapBruinBus Map

 

 

 

 

Predictive BruinBus Arrival TimesBruinBus Nextbus App

 

 

Automatic alertsNextBus Alert

Learn how to set up alerts for your computer or via text so you can be automatically notified when the next BruinBus arrives.

BruinBusBruinBus 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.

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)*

$55/hour

Charter Van Service (11-passenger van with driver)*

$71/hour

Charter Transit  (27-36 passenger bus with driver)*$103/hour
Charter Coach Bus Service (55 passenger bus with driver)*$107/hour

Event Coordination Fee (Non-UCLA vehicles only)

20% 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, Option 6, 2

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!

Reservations can be made by completing an online advertisement request.

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.

Advertising Rates/Plans

Please download the BruinBus Advertising Guide for rates, full details and artwork specifications. To place an advertisement reservatiion, please fill out an online request form.

BruinBus Services
Email: fts@ts.ucla.edu | Phone: (310) 825-2963, Option 6, 2