Grand Traverse & Leelanau County Service


BATA Service Alert: Due to continued staffing shortages, BATA has had to adjust its service delivery to match the staffing resources currently available. Starting Monday, Nov. 29 only the following services will be running:

  • Village Loop: Weekday service on Village Loop Routes 10, 12, 13 and 14 A buses only. All suspended weekend service will be supported by expanded Village Link service now available on the weekend.

Service Options: Need transporation at a time when the Village Loop buses are temporarily suspended? Try requesting a Village Link bus at 231.941.2324.


COVID 19 Service Impacts: click the link for more information.


BATA's Village Loop service connects outlying villages and towns in Grand Traverse and Leelanau Counties to downtown Traverse City. Six different routes connect Traverse City to Suttons Bay (Route 10), Glen Arbor / Empire (Route 11), Interlochen (Route 12), Kingsley (Route 13), and Acme / Williamsburg (Route 14), Old Mission Peninsula (Route 16).


Village Loop service also offers flexibility for deviations and flag stops along the route. 


Check out our Leelanau County Improvements.


Scroll down for bus schedules and additional information or use our online Google Transit Trip Planner tool.

  • Suttons Bay - Route 10

  • Glen Arbor - Route 11 (seasonal June - October)

  • Interlochen - Route 12

  • Kingsley/Fife Lake - Route 13  

  • Williamsburg/Acme - Route 14

  • Old Mission Peninsula - Route 16 (seasonal)


Route Map & Schedules Effective: 10.31.21


Grand Traverse & Leelanau County Routes & Schedules


Route 10 - Suttons Bay / Northport







Village Loop to Northport and Suttons Bay, Leelanau County Villages BATA


Route 11 - Glen Arbor / Empire (seasonal)


Service Alert: Route 11 is temporarily suspended for the season. 



Ski-N-Ride Route Map




Route 12 - Interlochen


BATA Bus Route 12 to Interlochen Map





Route 13 - Kingsley / Fife Lake 

BATA Kingsley/Fife Lake Bus Route 13



Route 14 - Williamsburg / Acme


Route 14 Bus Map to Williamsburg for Northern Michigan Bay Area Transportation Authority



Leelanau Loop - Northern Leelanau County 

SERVICE ALERT: Leelanau Loop route in northern Leelanau County is being temporarily suspended. Anyone needing transportation can use BATA’s Village Link service by calling BATA Customer Service (231.941.2324).


Leelanau Loop Three Round Trips daily flyer Northern Michigan Bay Area Transportation Authority

Leelanau Loop bus route map for Northern Michigan Bay Area Transportation Authority


Route 16 - Old Mission Peninsula (seasonal September - June)

Note: Route 16 resumes September 7, 2021

BATA Old Mission Peninsula Bus Route 16