Athens Public Transit (APT) is a fixed route public bus system serving the City of Athens, Ohio, including the Village of Chauncey and The Plains.  APT is managed and operated by Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP).

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY - SERVICE CHANGE The Richland Ave Round-a-bout is closed for resurfacing until Weds Aug 5th. Lines 2, 3 and 7A are effected. We will be deviating and will attempt to miss minimal stops. Please utilize Doublemap to track your bus. If you need assistance call 740-592-2727. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

EFFECTIVE 9/8/20 - FARE COLLECTION For more information, please view our update here.

APT buses currently run during the following hours and days:

Line 2 (From Holzer to Campus Heights) Monday - Friday 7:30am to 7:15pm
Line 3 (From Market on State to Andover) Monday - Friday 6:48am-9:54pm
Saturday 8:48am-9:54pm
Line 4 (From Market on State to 2nd Street) Monday - Friday 7:45am - 9:45pm
Saturday 8:45am - 9:45pm
Line 5 (From Athens to The Plains) Monday - Friday 7:20am to 7:26pm
Line 6 (From Athens to Chauncey) Monday - Friday 6:53am to 6:57 pm
Line 7a (from Athens to Albany) Monday - Friday 6:45am to 6:45pm
Line 7n (from Athens to Nelsonville) Monday - Friday 6:45am to 6:45pm

In addition to the above routes, APT also provides bus service to The Summit at Coates Run and University Courtyard apartment complexes.  These schedules can be found here.


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

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


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.

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