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 November 17, 2022 @ 8:45am

Holiday Schedule
Athens Public Transit will not run on the following days so that our staff can enjoy time with family and friends this holiday season --

  • Thursday, November 24th (Thanksgiving Day)
  • Friday, December 23rd (Christmas Eve observed)
  • Monday, December 26th (Christmas observed)
  • Monday, January 2nd (New Year's Day observed)

No Saturday Service
Athens Public Transit has suspended Saturday service for Lines 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 until further notice.

Line 5

Line 5 is temporarily suspended. Passengers should look to Line 6.
We will have more information soon as to when Line 5 will resume service.

Line 4

Line 4  is running on a modified schedule. Service will run from 2:45 pm to 9:41 pm

 

We apologize for the impact these cancelations and modifications have on our passengers.
Please call 740-592-2727 if you have questions.


Our buses run on a relative schedule that can be impacted by real-world conditions such as traffic. Be sure to use our live bus tracker when riding APT to know where your bus is before arriving at your stop. You should always arrive 10 minutes early to ensure you do not miss your bus. 


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
No Saturday service at this time.

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
No Saturday service at this time.


Line 4 is running on a modified Schedule.

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

Route Frequency: Once every hour

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 2:45pm to 9:45pm
No Saturday service at this time.


Line 5 is temporarily suspended. 

Line 5 runs between Athens and The Plains

Route Frequency: Once every hour

Hours of Operation:
Line 5 is not running at this time.


Line 6 runs between Athens and Chauncey

Route Frequency: Once every hour

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 6:52am to 6:57pm
No Saturday service at this time.

Line 7a runs between Athens and Albany

Route Frequency: Once every two hour

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 7:45am to 6:40pm
No Saturday service at this time.


Line 7 runs between Athens and Nelsonville

Route Frequency: Once every two hour

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 6:45am to 5:45pm
No Saturday service at this time.

 


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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