Bear Transit Route Overview

Route Letter Route Name Direction Service Hours Service Frequency Map PDF

Central Campus


Uphill via Hearst
Downhill via Memorial Glade/University Dr.

6:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
4:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

Every 20 Minutes


Take P & R Lines or AC Transit

H Hill Uphill to Lawrence Hall & Space Science Lab
Downhill to Mining Circle

7:35 a.m. to 7:25 p.m.

Every 30 minute frequencies. 
(The first trip starts and the last two trips start & end at  Berkeley BART Station)
Google Maps
Schedule (Effective 8/23/21)
P Perimeter
Uphill via Hearst
Downhill via Bancroft

7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Every 30 minutes (Last full trip leaves Downtown Berkeley BART at 7:00 p.m)

Google Maps Schedule/ Map PDF
R Reverse Perimeter
Uphill via Channing & Piedmont
Downhill via Hearst

7:15 am to 6:45pm

Every 30 minutes, (Last full trip from Downtown Berkeley BART at 6:15pm). Schedule/ Map PDF
CSS Campus Shared Service North Berkeley BART to 4th/Delaware (CSS) Service Temporarily Suspended until Early 2022 Google Maps Alternatives
RFS Richmond Field Station

Service Permanently Suspended.
Please see this alert for Alternatives.

NSN Night Safety North Clockwise 
(Mining Circle - Memorial Glade - BART - Uphill on Hearst - Foothill/Stern Piedmont - Downhill on Bancroft BART - Mining Circle)
Service Temporarily Suspended Service Alternatives
NSS Night Safety South Counterclockwise
(BART - Residence Halls - Clark Kerr - Foothill/Stern - Mining Circle - Memorial Glade)
7 Nights a Week 7:30p-3:00a Every 15-30 Minutes PDF Map Current Schedule

Bear Transit is UC Berkeley’s shuttle system, servicing the campus the Berkeley Community. 

We provide convenient transportation between:

  • Campus
  • Downtown Berkeley BART
  • Parking lots
  • Residence Halls and Clark Kerr campus
  • Hill area
  • Campus Shared Services on 4th Street & North Berkeley BART (Returning January 2022).

Disabled Transportation

All daytime shuttles, P-Line, RFS-Line, and H-Line, are equipped with wheelchair lifts