Athens Public Transit - HAPCAP

Athens Public Transit (APT) is a fixed route public bus system serving the City of Athens, Ohio, including Albany, Nelsonville, the Village of Chauncey, and The Plains.


Updated May 5, 2023

Holiday Schedule
Athens Public Transit will not run on the following days:

  • Memorial Day - Monday, May 29, 2023
  • 4th of July - Tuesday, July 4, 2023
  • Labor Day - Monday, Sept 4, 2023

Service will Resume

We are excited to announce...

Effective May 8th: Line 7 to Albany and Nelsonville will begin running hour loops to both areas.

Effective May 13th: Saturday service will resume with full service.

Summit Service

Summit's service will not run from May 8th - May 14th.

Starting May 15th, Summit's service will resume 7:30am- 3:30pm Monday-Friday until August 18th.

Courtyard Service

Courtyard service will not run this summer. Service will stop on May 8th and resume on August 18th.


Please call 740-592-2727 if you have questions.

APT has some great tools to help you plan your trip and help you during your travels.

When will the next bus arrive? Is my bus running late?
Find out by using our real-time bus tracker!

Not sure where the bus goes? Need help planning your trip?
Our Trip Planner can help!


Line 2 runs from Holzer Clinic on East State Street to Campus Heights on Richland Ave in Athens

Route Frequency: Once every hour

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 7:30am to 7:23pm
Saturday 8:23am to 3.23pm


Line 3 runs from Market on State on East State Street to Andover Road in Athens

Route Frequency: Once every hour

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 6:48am to 9:56pm
Saturday 7:48am to 10:00pm


Line 4 runs from Market on State on East State Street to 2nd Street in Athens

Route Frequency: Once every hour

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 7:45am to 9:45pm
Saturday 7:45am to 10:45pm


Line 5 runs between Athens and The Plains

Route Frequency: Once every hour

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 7:20am to 7:30pm
Saturday 8:20am to 3:26pm


Line 6 runs between Athens and Chauncey

Route Frequency: Once every hour

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 6:52am to 6:57pm
Saturday 8:57am to 3:57pm

Line 7a runs between Athens and Albany

Route Frequency: Once every hour

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 6:45am to 6:40pm
Saturday 8:45am to 3:40pm


Line 7 runs between Athens and Nelsonville

Route Frequency: Once every hour

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 6:45am to 5:45pm
Saturday 8:45am to 3:45pm

 


In addition to the above routes, APT also provides bus service to The Summit at Coates Run and University Courtyard apartment complexes.

Closures

Athens Public Transit is closed Sundays and for the following national holidays:
New Year’s Day
Memorial Day
4th of July
Labor Day
Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day

Athens Public Transit also suspends bus service during Level 3 snow emergencies.

Fares

General public bus fare is $1.00, with a reduced fare of $0.50 available for patrons who are elderly or have disabilities (subject to verification). More information can be found on our Fare Discount Eligibility page. All vehicles are built to ADA standards to better serve patrons with disabilities.

Reasonable Modification

APT provides reasonable modification to policies and procedures to customers to ensure they can effectively use the agency’s transit services. Individuals requesting a modification should clearly describe what they need in order to use APT’s bus and paratransit services. To make a request, please contact us:

Email: info@athenspublictransit.org
Phone: 740.592.2727
Address:
Athens Public Transit
C/O Reasonable Modification Request
397 W. State St.
Athens, Ohio 45701

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