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When you board the vehicle, just swipe your ACC Green Pass.

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Your Green Pass & ID are all you need!

Most services* are FREE for ACC Green Pass holders. Add your Green Pass to the CapMetro App or swipe your Green Pass at the fare box while boarding the bus. When riding Rail, show your Green Pass and ACC ID to a fare inspector.
* Does not include MetroBike or Access service.

Get Your Green Pass Here

Easy Trip Planning

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All-in-One App

Add your Green Pass to your AMP Card in the CapMetro App and scan the digital pass on your phone at the validator. You can also map your route, get real-time updates and more! Available on iPhone and Android.

Call the GO Line at 512-474-1200 for schedules, trip planning and general assistance.

Overview of Our Services

CapMetro offers a wide range of services to our riders — whether you’re commuting to work or school or meeting up with friends for a night out, stop stressing over going places and let public transit handle your commute. It’s your way to reclaim a part of your day. 

First-time rider? Learn how to read our bus stop signs to become a pro in no time!

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Routes 1–99, 200–499 and UT Shuttles. Take our Flyer and Limited Routes 100–199 for fast service with limited stops to select destinations.

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Route 801 Connects Tech Ridge to Southpark Meadows
Route 803 Connects The Domain to Westgate


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Express offers service between Park & Ride lots and campuses, the Capitol and downtown-area offices with routes 900–999.


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With 10 stations, Rail’s 32-mile route connects downtown to the UT campus, up to North
Austin and Leander.

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On-demand, shared ride service that can take you anywhere within a service zone. Download the Pickup app to get started.


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MetroBikes can be checked out from over 75 kiosks located throughout the city. ACC Green Pass does not cover MetroBike fares, pay per ride or sign up for a membership.

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Park & Rides

Don't live near a direct bus? Drive to one of our 16 Park & Rides and transit centers and hop on a bus to campus. Best of all, it's free to park at our facilities!

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Frequent & Reliable

Explore outside campus! CapMetro’s High-Frequency Network serves the campus and popular Austin areas every 15-30 minutes.

Whether you're headed to concerts, internships or downtown for a night out, we've got a bus that will get you there. Here are a few ideas for places you can go!

View the Top 20 Destinations List

Late Night Service

Out late? The Night Owl service operates year-round from midnight until 3 a.m. on Monday through Saturday nights.

Buses run between popular destinations on 6th Street and local neighborhoods every 20 to 35 minutes, depending on the route. Visit Late Night Services for more details on specific routes.

481 Night Owl North Lamar
483 Night Owl Riverside
484 Night Owl South Lamar
485 Night Owl Cameron
486 Night Owl South Congress

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Bikes provide access to areas of Austin that other public transit options just can't.

Our bikeshare program makes planning your complete trip easier than ever and provides another (fun!) mode of green transportation for you.

An icon depicting a bike with a lockHave a Bike of Your Own?
Every CapMetro vehicle has a bike rack! Or, you can pay just $1 a year for our secure bike shelters to park your bike at major transit centers and Rail stations.

Register for a Shelter

Ride Safe!

We recommend all riders follow these tips while on transit vehicles and when at our facilities.

  • Travel with a buddy at night.
  • Never cross in front of the bus.
  • Report unsafe or inappropriate behavior to CapMetro Public Safety dispatchers anonymously using this webform.
  • Always use crosswalks when walking near train tracks.
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Shuttle Route Descriptions

Name Description
640 Forty Acres Circulates traveling clockwise around campus on San Jacinto, 21st, Guadalupe, Dean Keeton, Robert Dedman, 23rd, MLK, and University Ave.
641 East Campus Circulates between UFCU Disch-Falk Field, the parking lots east of IH-35, and the main campus. Stops at Disch-Falk, Red River/MLK, Clyde Littlefield/Red River, Robert Dedman/23rd and San Jacinto/23rd, San Jacinto/Dean Keeton, Dean Keeton (School of Law), Dean Keeton/east of IH-35, Lafayette/Manor and Comal/Manor.
642 West Campus Circulates traveling counter-clockwise, stopping at San Jacinto/23rd, Dean Keeton/Speedway, 27th/Whitis, 26th/Rio Grande, San Gabriel/25th, and Guadalupe/21st.
656 Intramural Fields Serves Speedway north of Dean Keeton, 46th, Guadalupe south of 51st, and the Intramural Fields.
661 Far West Serves Woodhollow, North Hills, Hart, and Greystone. Stops on campus at Dean Keeton/Whitis.
663 Lake Austin Serves university housing at the Brackenridge, Gateway and Colorado Apts., Lake Austin Blvd., 5th and 6th St. west of Lamar Blvd. Stops on campus at 21st/Whitis.
670 Crossing Place Serves Crossing Place north of Riverside Dr. Inbound stops at MLK/Red River, MLK/Trinity, San Jacinto/south of 21st and East Mall Fountain. Outbound stops at 15th/Brackenridge and Red River/School of Nursing.
671 North Riverside Serves Elmont and Wickersham north of Riverside Dr. Stops on campus at MLK/Red River and 23rd/Trinity.
672 Lake Shore Serves E. Riverside, South Pleasant Valley, Lakeshore Blvd, San Jacinto, and 23rd. Serves passengers along E. Riverside, South Pleasant Valley, and Lakeshore. The final destination on campus is 23rd and Trinity.