Late-Night Services

Working late? Out for a night on the town? Whether you live here or are just visiting, CapMetro offers safe and inexpensive options for traveling at night. Consider taking our special late-night Night Owl service to get to and from your destination safely.

UT and ACC Students and Staff

Did you know you can ride CapMetro for free, no matter the hour?

  • UT students and staff - ride free with a valid school ID
  • ACC students and staff - apply for a green pass to ride free



Night Owl Routes

The Night Owl service operates year-round from midnight until 3 a.m., Monday through Saturday nights. Buses run between popular late-night destinations on 6th Street and local neighborhoods every 20 to 30 minutes, depending on the route. A Single Ride on the Night Owl bus costs $1.25.

Learn more about how to request a nighttime courtesy stop from the bus driver.

More Nighttime Options

You can also ride CapMetro Rail, CapMetro Rapid or the local Bus to get to and from your destination. These regular services end earlier than the Night Owl routes, but service is sometimes extended during special events.

Use our Trip Planner or the CapMetro App to plan your trip.

A Safe Ride Home

Looking for all the safe ride options? Check out and leave your car at home.

CapMetro is concerned about public safety, please plan ahead. If you are out on the town after CapMetro services end, enlist a designated driver, call for a taxi or take a pedicab. Don't drink and drive.