Simple guides and tricks to make getting to your destination easy!
1. Plan Your Ride
Figure out where your trip begins and ends, then view our system map to find the best route. Locate the intersection closest to where you want to catch the bus.
2. Riding the Bus
Before you arrive to your bus stop, check any delays or alerts that may affect your trip. You can view rider alerts or view system improvements to see if your route is affected. If you would like text alerts sent to you sign up for text alerts.
The driver will not make change, so please pay with exact change. Have your money ready before you board. Insert your money in the fare box next to the driver as you board or swipe your pass.
Enjoy the bus ride and follow the basic riding rules. There are several helpful rider tips and basic riding rules to follow to keep OCTA buses running smoothly for you and others. View tips and rules for riding OCTA buses.