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).

COVID-19 CHANGES: We have implemented a 5 passenger limit on all of our bus routes. All of our routes are fare-free until further notice. Lines 7a and 7n will run once every two hours instead of the usual one hour.

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 6:46am to 6:54pm
Line 4 (From Market on State to 2nd Street) Monday - Friday 7:45am to 6:45pm
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 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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