Advanced Registration Scheduling Hours

If you'd like to plan your transportation in Traverse City and the surrounding areas in advance, we offer special hours to help you do so. For all our BATA bus routes, click here



Advanced registration for Link services can be made at BATA transfer stations or by phone (231.941.2324) during the hours below. Registration within these hours the day prior to travel is required to ensure service. Link On-Demand rides can be requested in real-time at any time using the TransLoc app or web portal or up to a day in advance via the phone, and Village Link rides can be requested up to a week in advance by phone.

Mon - Fri 8:00am – 5:00pm 
Sat - Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm 
  NOTE: (after 5 pm Link On-Demand rides can be requested via the TransLoc app or web portal)


Transfer Station Service Hours

Cass Rd. Transfer Station Service.  3233 Cass Rd, Traverse City, MI 49684
Mon–Fri 5:00am–8:00pm 
Sat–Sun 9:00am–6:00pm 
Hall St. Transfer Station Service.    115 Hall St, Traverse City, MI 49684
Mon–Fri 7:00am–6:00pm 
Sat–Sun Temporarily Closed on Weekends



BATA Bus Hours

City Loop Service
Mon–Fri 6:00am–9:00pm
Saturday 9:00am–6:00pm 
Sunday (temporarily suspended)

City Loop BATA Bus Schedule

Mon–Fri 6:00am–9:00pm
Saturday 9:00am–9:00pm 
Sunday (temporarily suspended)

Bayline BATA Bus Schedule

Link On-Demand Service
Sun–Fri 6:00am–10:30pm (last pickup around 10 pm)
Sat 6:00am–11:30pm (last pickup around 11 pm)

BATA Link-On-Demand Information

Village Loop Service (varies by route)
Mon–Fri 5:30am–7:45pm

Saturday - Route 10 and Route 12 Express only

(Route 12 Express begins September 10)


Village Loop BATA Bus Schedule

Village Link Service (varies by route, call to confirm availability)
Mon–Sun 6:00am–Midnight (last pickup round 11:30 pm)

Village Link BATA Bus Schedule


For questions, please call the BATA bus Traverse City phone number: 231.941.2324


Holiday Service Hours



Updated: 08.31.22