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. 

  • Village Loop: Weekday service on Village Loop Routes 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 transportation at a time when the Village Loop buses are temporarily suspended? Try requesting a Village Link bus at 231.941.2324.

 

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: currently suspended)

  • Interlochen - Route 12

  • Kingsley/Fife Lake - Route 13  

  • Williamsburg/Acme - Route 14

  • Old Mission Peninsula - Route 16 (seasonal)

 

Route Map & Schedules Effective: 06.01.22

 

Grand Traverse & Leelanau County Routes & Schedules

 

Route 10 - Suttons Bay / Northport

2022 Bike-n-Ride begins Saturday, May 28th!

 

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

 

Route 11 - Glen Arbor / Empire (seasonal)

 

Service Alert: Route 11 is suspended

 

Route 11 BATA Outbound to Glen Arbor/ Empire

Route 11 BATA Inbound to Traverse City

 

Ski-N-Ride Route Map

 

 

 

Route 12 - Interlochen

 

Route 12 BATA Outbound to Interlochen

Route 12 BATA Inbound to Traverse City

BATA Bus Route 12 to Interlochen Map

 

 

 

 

Route 13 - Kingsley / Fife Lake 

Service Alert: 

  • Village Loop Route 13 – Kingsley:  
    • The following weekday Outbound runs will be temporarily suspended: 9:30 a.m.; 11:30 a.m.
    • The following weekday Inbound runs will be temporarily suspended: 8:30 a.m.; 10:30 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.
    • (Starting May 2, 2022)

 

 

BATA Kingsley/Fife Lake Bus Route 13

 

 

Route 14 - Williamsburg / Acme

Service Alert:

  • Village Loop Route 14 – Acme/Williamsburg:
    • The following weekday Outbound runs will be temporarily suspended: 11:30 a.m.; 1:30 p.m.; 3:30 p.m.
    • The following weekday Inbound runs will be temporarily suspended: 12:30 p.m.; 1:30 p.m.; 4:30 p.m.
    • (Starting May 2, 2022)

 

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