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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) Frequency: Once every hour.
Monday – Friday 7:30am to 7:23pm
Saturday 9:30am to 5:23pm
Line 3 (From Market on State to Andover) Frequency: Once every hour.
Monday – Friday 6:48am to 9:54pm
Saturday 8:48am to 9:54pm
Line 4 (From Market on State to 2nd Street) Frequency: Once every hour.
Monday – Friday 7:45am to 9:45pm
Saturday 8:45am to 9:45pm
Line 5 (From Athens to The Plains) Frequency: Once every hour.
Monday – Friday 7:20am to 7:26pm
Saturday 9:20am to 5:26pm
Line 6 (From Athens to Chauncey) Frequency: Once every hour.
Monday – Friday 6:52am to 6:57pm
Saturday 9:02am to 4:57pm
Line 7a (from Athens to Albany) Frequency: once every 2 hours.
Monday – Friday 7:45am to 6:45pm
Saturday 8:45am to 3:45pm
Line 7n (from Athens to Nelsonville) Frequency: Once every 2 hours.
Monday – Friday 6:45am to 5:45pm
Saturday 8:45am to 2:45pm

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.

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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