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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.  APT is managed and operated by Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP).

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APT buses currently run during the following hours and days:

Line 2 (From Holzer to Campus Heights) Monday – Friday 7:30am to 7:22pm
once every hour
No Saturday Service
Line 3 (From Market on State to Andover) Monday – Friday 6:48am to 6:57pm
once every hour
No Saturday Service
Line 4 (From Market on State to 2nd Street) Monday – Friday 7:45am to 6:45pm
once every hour
No Saturday Service
Line 5 (From Athens to The Plains) Monday – Friday 7:20am to 7:26pm
once every hour
No Saturday Service
Line 6 (From Athens to Chauncey) Monday – Friday 6:52am to 6:57pm
once every hour
No Saturday Service
Line 7a (from Athens to Albany) Monday – Friday 7:45am to 6:30pm
once every 2 hours
No Saturday Service
Line 7n (from Athens to Nelsonville) Monday – Friday 6:45am to 5:45pm
once every 2 hours
No Saturday Service

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.

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.

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