City loops by BATA in Traverse City allows you to get around in town easily with consistent bus availability.


Scroll down to find the BATA bus routes that work best for you and your schedule. If you need to dial a ride for a specific time, you can find a how-to video here.  

 

BATA bus routes go beyond City Loops! For information on the BATA bus schedules to outlying villages and towns in Grand Traverse and Leelanau Counties, click here.

 

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City Loop Map

City Loop Map for BATA bus in Traverse City

 

 

BAYLINE: Interested in where the "blue line" on the City Loop map goes? That's the Bayline. Learn more here.

 

ROUTE 1: Weekend times are Bus A Only

Route & Schedule effective 04.25.22

Service Alert:  “B Bus” service will be returning to Route 1 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. providing buses every 30 minutes during this window. (Updated: 04.26.22)

 

Bridge Construction: Learn how bridge construction is impacting City Loop Route 1 here: Downtown Bridge Construction: BATA

 

 

Route 1 Map

 

BATA Route 1 Map

 

Route 2: Weekend times are Bus A Only

Service Alert: City Loop Route 2: “B Bus” service will be returning to Route 2 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. providing buses every 30 minutes during this window. (Updated 04.25.22)

 

Bridge Construction: Learn how bridge construction is impacting City Loop Route 2 here: Downtown Bridge Construction: BATA

 

Route 2 Map

Route & Schedule effective November 29, 2021

Route 2 bus map for BATA in Traverse City

 

 

 

 

Route 4

Serivce Alert: Starting Oct. 11 City Loop Route 4 service will be suspended due to limite staff resources. Please visit call 231.941.2324 for more info. (Updated: 09.30.21)

Route 4 schedule for BATA bus in Traverse City

 

 

 

 

Route 4 Map

 

BATA Route 4 Map

 

 

Route 5 

Service Alert: Due to limited staff resources the following services will be temporarily modified starting Nov. 15 – Nov. 29:

  • City Loop Route 5: All services on Route 5 will be temporarily suspended.

 

Route 5 schedule for Bayline BATA bus

 

Route 5 Map

Route effective May 22, 2021

BATA Route 5 Map

 

 

Updated: Jan. 26, 2022