Link FAQ


City Link versus Village Link

Residents of the City of Traverse City and immediate surrounding areas are served via our City Link program. 


Outlying areas are serviced by our Village Link program. 


City link and Village link map outline for Northern Michigan Bay Area Transportation Authority


City Link & Village Link: Hours


City Link : 6am - 10:30pm (Mon-Fri) // 6am - 11:30pm (Sat-Sun)

Village Link: Monday - Friday: 6AM - 10AM & 2PM - 7PM

Village Link: No Weekend Service



City Link & Village Link: Service Delivery


City Link: Door-to-Door from your residence to final destination

Village Link: Door-to-Loop Stop or Point to Point within Grand Traverse or Leelanau County. The link bus will pick you up at your residence and connect with the nearest Loop route to take you on your way to your final destination.


Headed to Lake Ann? 

Morning Pick-up : 7:00 AM in Downtown Lake Ann (First Street Shelter), drop-offs at Munson Medical Center and Downtown Traverse City. 

City Link & Village Link: Fare


City Link (one-way): $3.00 for advanced reservations

Village Link (one-way): $3.00 for advanced reservations includes direct Link/Loop connection

Link fares for same-day reservations (will-call) are $6.00 one-way.

Reduced fares are available.



Benzie Bus (Lake Ann Route)

TC Express logo