How to Get Around

Parking On-Campus Available

Instructions for commuters to get parking passes is located on our TAPS website!

Santa Cruz Metro

The Santa Cruz Metro has routes running all across Santa Cruz County and is an excellent way to get around the city. The UCSC Campus is serviced by these following bus routes: 3A, 3B, 18, 19, and 20. For timetables and route details, click here.

Which Route Should I Take?

DownTOWN Santa Cruz

Buses: 3A, 3B, 18, 19, 20

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Buses: 19, 20

UCSC Coastal Campus and Natural Bridges

Bus: 20


 BCycle e-bike sharing provides Santa Cruz County residents and visitors with a convenient, fun, and affordable way to get around the County. BCycle memberships are available at full price in the BCycle app for $7 per single ride, $30 per month or $150 per year.

Bike Rental

Need to get around fast? Was the bus late one too many times? It may be time to rent a bicycle! From campus, just head down Bay Street and turn right on Mission street to find many great options like Epicenter Cycling, Another Bike Shop, and Santa Cruz Bicycles which all offer bicycle rentals with stellar reviews from hobbyists and students alike!