Routes & Timetables

shuttle map

Visit UCSF Live Shuttle to view estimated shuttle arrival and departures times. Also, you can download the UCSF shuttle system map here, and view the holiday shuttle schedules here.

Routes & Timetables

All Fixed-Route shuttles operate Monday to Friday. Service does not operate on weekends and all university holidays.

Click on the shuttle name to view a PDF of the shuttle timetable, alpha sort by route color.  For complete information on service changes, visit the Service Alerts page.

BLACK: Parnassus > Mount Zion > Laurel Heights
Weekdays 6:25 AM to 7:55 PM.

BLUE: Parnassus > SFGH > Mission Bay > Mount Zion         
Weekdays 4:55 AM to 10:00 PM.

BRONZE: Aldea > ACC > Library > 6th > Dental > LPPI
Weekdays 6:40 AM to 6:53 PM

GOLD: Parnassus > Mount Zion > Mission Bay > SFGH     
Weekdays 5:25 AM to 10:00 PM.

GREEN: Mission Bay > China Basin > 654 Minnesota > 499 Illinois   
Weekdays 6:00 AM to 7:30 PM.  Note: Family House is a FLAG STOP. Please ask your driver to drop you off at this location. If you are waiting for a shuttle, please “flag or wave” to obtain the driver’s attention.

GREY: Parnassus > Mission Bay 
Weekdays 5:50 AM to 12:35 AM.

LIME: Parnassus > BDC > MCB 
Weekdays 6:05 AM to 8:40 PM.

PINK: Parnassus E/R > Kezar 
Weekdays 5:30 AM to 9:05 AM.

PURPLE: Parnassus (Library) > 3360 Geary > Mount Zion > 3360 Geary      
Weekdays 6:15 AM to 7:00 PM.

RED: Mission Bay > MCB > 16th Bart       
Weekdays 5:55 AM to 7:55 PM.
View map: shuttle stop location at 16th & Mission St. BART Station.

TAN: Parnassus > Laurel Heights > Mount Zion    
Weekdays 6:40 AM to 7:40 PM.

VA: Parnassus > VAMC    
Weekdays 6:35 AM to 9:05 AM and 4:35 PM to 7:05 PM.

YELLOW: 16th BART > MCB > 20th & Harrison > SFGH > 20th & Harrison
Weekdays 6:07 AM to 8:30 PM.

Shuttle Stop Maps, Photos

View maps and photos of the UCSF shuttle stop locations at Parnassus Heights, Mission Bay, and the 16th Street BART Station.

Parnassus Heights

Mission Bay

16th Street BART Station


On Demand Service: Parnassus and Mission Bay

The shuttle services below are provided as “on demand” (no fixed timetables) and service wait times are based on actual demand.  Our drivers will take you within a ½ mile radius of the Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses.

The Parnassus East/West and MB Local night shuttles will be taking requests for service through the Ridecell platform via mobile application, their website, or automated telephone. Please see the following videos for how to use the mobile application and/or kiosk.  Visit the FAQ’s page to learn how Ridecell works.

Parnassus Eastbound/Westbound
Weekdays 3:45 PM to 1:00 AM. Weekends and Holidays 5:00 PM to 12:45 AM.

Mission Bay Local
Weeknights and Holidays 5:00 PM to 12:45 AM.

The Mission Bay Jitney
Services Mission Bay Campus, 654 Minnesota, and 499 Illinois. Weekdays 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

To request a ride for any of the three services during their operating hours through the online portal, click here. You may also use the automated phone line at 415.915.4283.

UCSF Shuttle: general rules, regulations & passenger guidelines

•  No unnecessary conversations with Driver
•  No standees
•  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
•  Patrons wishing to board any UCSF shuttles are required to show their UCSF ID badge prior to boarding the shuttle.  UCSF shuttle ridership is restricted to campus faculty, staff, students, patients and patient family members and formal university guests.

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.

Wherever you’re going on campus, we can help get you there.

For up-to-the-minute alerts, including travel delays and holiday schedules, please follow us on Twitter (@goUCSF).  Should you have additional questions or want to provide specific feedback, feel free to contact us.