Whether you drive, shuttle, bike, carpool, or want to save on your daily commute, we’ve gathered all the resources you need—all in one convenient location.
Routes & Timetables
Our award-winning shuttle system serves all primary UCSF campuses, as well as select secondary campus locations. Service is FREE to UCSF faculty, staff, students, patients, and visitors.
Should you have additional questions, or want to provide specific feedback, feel free to contact us.
For up-to-the-minute alerts, including travel delays and holiday schedules, please follow us on Twitter (@UCSF_Shuttles).
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 – Giants Day Game 12:45pm
Please anticipate significant traffic and shuttle delays in the Mission Bay and China Basis area due to the Giants game. Traffic is affected two hours before and two hours after the game. Please go to nextshuttle.ucsf.edu to view real-time GPS predictions and to view where your shuttle is located in real-time. Please go to http://www.nextbus.com/myNextBus/login.jsp to receive automated alerts (email, text or web) to assist you in planning your transportation needs.
**** Lime Route Service Change ****
Effective April 11, 2013, the LIME shuttle will no longer service the 55 Laguna satellite parking lot due to the closure of the parking lot facility for a major construction and renovation project of the former UC Berkeley Extension campus by the City and County of San Francisco. The LIME shuttle will continue to service the Buchanan Dental Center. Please see the revised LIME schedule below for further information.
Upcoming Holiday: Memorial Day - Monday, May 27th
On this holiday the shuttle service will be limited to the following:
- Parnassus, East/Westbound (5:00pm-12:45am)
- Mission Bay Local (5:00pm-12:45am)
For a list of future Holiday routes and timetables, please click here.
UCSF Shuttle: General rules, regulations and passenger guidelines
- NO unnecessary conversations with Driver
- Shuttle buses are not permitted to stop at any location not identified in this timetable
- UCSF Shuttle ridership is restricted for use by campus faculty, staff, students, patients and patient family members, and formal guest
- No minors (less than 18 years old) may ride without a parent or chaperone
- You maybe required to show the driver appropriate identification in order to board the shuttle
- Drivers follow the printed timetables, as allowed by weather and enroute traffic conditions
- Drivers are not permitted to make unauthorized stops (only at approved UCSF Shuttle stops)
- Passenger safety will not be jeopardized to maintain the timetable
- No eating, drinking or smoking is permitted in any shuttle vehicle
- No animals may ride, except for service animals
Shuttle Routes & Timetables
As you can see on our system map, wherever you’re going on campus, we can help get you there:
Shuttles operate according to scheduled timetables. Our drivers work to maintain an on-time record, where weather and traffic conditions allow. However, passenger safety is our first priority and will not be jeopardized in order to maintain the schedule.
Traveling between Parnassus and Mission Bay at peak commute times? We offer direct service.
Monday-Friday, 7:20 am-7:25 pm
BLACK: Parnassus > Mount Zion > Laurel Heights
Monday-Friday, 6:40 am-8:00 pm
BLUE: Parnassus > SFGH > Mission Bay > Mount Zion
Monday-Friday, 5:35 am-8:47 pm
BRONZE: Aldea > ACC > Library > 6th > Dental > LPPI
Monday-Friday, 6:45 am-6:27 pm
Eastbound: Monday-Friday, 4:00 pm-12:00 am
Westbound: Operates weekdays, weekends, and holidays, 5:00 pm-1:00 am
GOLD: Parnassus > Mount Zion > Mission Bay > SFGH
Monday-Friday, 5:45 am-9:22 pm
GREEN: Mission Bay > China Basin > 654 Minnesota
Monday-Friday, 6:25 am-6:55 pm
GREY: Parnassus > Mission Bay
Monday-Friday, 6:30 am-9:40 pm
LIME: Parnassus > BDC > MCB
Monday-Friday, 6:00 am-8:35 pm
Mission Bay Local
Monday-Friday, 5:00 pm -1:00 am
“On demand” service that takes you anywhere you want to go within the service area outlined.
PINK: Parnassus E/R > Kezar
Monday-Friday, 5:15 am-9:00 am
PURPLE: Parnassus (Library) > 3360 Geary > Mount Zion > 3360 Geary
Monday-Friday, 6:15 am-6:38 pm
RED: Mission Bay > MCB > 16th Bart
Monday-Friday, 6:00 am -7:50 pm
YELLOW: 16th BART > MCB > 2300 Harrison > SFGH > 2300 Harrison > 17th/Shotwell
Monday-Friday, 6:05 am-8:20 pm
Eating, drinking, smoking, and non-service animals are prohibited on shuttle vehicles. As a courtesy to other passengers and to ensure privacy of information, we ask that you be mindful of litter, noise levels, and cell phone conversations.
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