BATA's free Bayline bus route from East Bay through downtown Traverse City to Grand Traverse Commons and Meijer! 

The free Bayline bus line runs six days a week from 6 am–9 pm Monday - Friday and 9am - 9pm Saturday, with buses scheduled approximately every 20-30 minutes.  Do you carry a mobile device?  Find your bus using the Transit App or Google Maps Transit.    Download the Bayline map and schedule brochure here.



Route Schedule Effective: 02.27.23 - 6.25/23


Take the Bayline from your hotel to the Bayshore Marathon!  Parking is also available at the Woodland Creek Park-n-Ride and at the Hagerty Center on Front & Barlow.



* The Bayline will extend beyond Meijer to accommodate West Middle School students and staff.  Riders arrive to the WMS bus ramp (adjacent to the Great Wolf Lodge) on Franke Road approximately 6:58am, 7:16am, and 7:34am Monday - Friday. 


Buses depart Franke Road @ West Middle School at 2:46pm and 3:04pm (12:40pm & 12:58 on early release days and 10:52am & 11:10am on half-days.  This stop will only be serviced on days when school is in session.


If you have questions, please call the BATA bus Traverse City phone number: 231.941.2324


Updated: 05.24.23