The Williams Village/Bear Creek bus route operates each day and night throughout the fall and spring semesters when classes are in session. The route runs clockwise, and stops at Williams Village, Regent, C4C, Euclid, 18th, Colorado & Folsom, Colorado & 30th (drop offs only by request) and Bear Creek.
The Athens North bus route operates Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM - 12:30 and 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM throughout the academic year when classes are in session. The route runs clockwise, and stops at Stadium Plaza, Technology Learning Center and Athens North.
The Discovery Express route runs 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM Monday through Friday and runs a continuous loop route from Discovery Drive (Research Park) to Benson Earth Sciences (main campus) to accommodate faculty, staff and students needing to attend/teach classes at Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building and SEEC in Research Park. This express route services four stops: two stops on Discovery Drive, one stop on Innovation Drive and one stop on eastbound Colorado Ave. east of Benson Earth Sciences.
On football game days the Buff Bus alters its route one hour before football games to one hour after the game. The Football Reroute runs clockwise, and stops at Williams Village, C4C, Regent, Colorado & 30th (drop offs only by request) and Bear Creek.
On basketball game days, the Buff Bus alters its route one hour before the game to one hour after the game. The Basketball Reroute runs clockwise, and stops at Williams Village, UMC, Colorado, Colorado & 30th (drop-offs only by request) and Bear Creek.
There will be certain times during the fall and spring semesters when the Buff Bus runs on a limited schedule or does not run at all. When limited service or no service will be provided, Parking and Transportation Services will keep you updated with the schedule. Please plan accordingly. If you need assistance with travel arrangements to and from the airport, you may use the RTD Skyride using your Student Bus Pass.
NO SERVICE: All campus holidays and summer.
REDUCED SERVICE: Beginning of semesters, finals and campus closures. The Athens Express offers limited service during fall, winter and spring breaks. The Athens Express is a limited service providing transportation to main campus during breakfast, lunch, and dinner only. Week day times are 7:30am to 9:00am, 11:00am to 1:00pm and 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm and the weekend times are 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
The Norlin Express provides limited service directly to Norlin Library 12-2 am during finals week.
If you lose an item while riding the Buff Bus you may check with any bus driver, on the same day, to see if it has been turned in. Items found on the buses and not claimed will be turned into Transportation Services' main office at the end of each day. Items will be kept for 30 days after which all unclaimed items will be donated or discarded.
Our passengers contribute to our efficiency and everyone's safety by observing our rules while riding the buses.
Certain areas become impassable during storms and construction and the Buff Bus may need to use alternative routes. Follow CUBuffBus on Facebook and Twitter for delays due to traffic and weather. You can also text "followCUbuffbus" to 40404 to subscribe to Twitter.