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Triton Transit

Triton Transit operates fare-free on- and off-campus service, including four primary service lines:

  • Shuttles – Fixed-route service between campus shuttle stops
  • Mobility – Door-to-door service for individuals with limited mobility
  • On Demand – On-Demand service between existing Triton Transit stops during evening hours and academic breaks when fixed route service is reduced or suspended
  • Charters – Support for campus events, academic and student organization field trips and athletic travel

We operate electric carts, vans, small shuttle buses and full-sized transit buses fueled by renewable biogas (RNG).

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Triton Transit: Shuttles

H – Hillcrest Express

  • Connects the Hillcrest Medical Center with the UC San Diego Blue Line trolley and regional transit services at the Old Town Transit Center
  • Operates weekdays 6:07 a.m. to 9:07 p.m. View Stops and Timetables

HC – Health Campus Connector

  • Connects the UC San Diego Health La Jolla trolley station with the La Jolla Medical Center
  • Operates weekdays, 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. View Stops and Timetables

R – Regents Express

  • Connects East Campus commuter parking (P703, P704, P705, UC San Diego Health – La Jolla, and the Central Campus at the UC San Diego Central Campus Station
  • Operates weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. View Stops and Timetables

SIO – Scripps Institution of Oceanography Shuttle

  • Connects the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Birch Aquarium and the beach at Scripps Seaside Forum to the central campus
  • Operates weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. and weekends 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. View Stops and Timetables

IL – Inside Loop (service suspended through summer 2022)

  • Triton Transit remains impacted by the national commercial driver shortage. Join our team to be part of the solution.
  • Inside Loop resources have been temporarily reallocated to improve predictability on routes that support students who are unable to live on campus.

OL – Outside Loop

  • Connects service to the Grocery Shuttle and MTS service at Gilman Transit Center
  • Operates weekdays from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and weekends 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  View Stops and Timetables

MS – Mesa South Shuttle

  • Connects Mesa residential community to the Central Campus via UC San Diego Health – La Jolla
  • Operates weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. View Stops and Timetables

GC – Grocery Shuttle - Clairemont/Convoy

  • Connects the Central Campus and Mesa residential community to the Clairemont/Convoy shopping area
  • Connections to central campus residence halls available via the Outside Loop Shuttle
  • Operates Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. View Stops and Timetables

Triton Transit: Mobility

If you are a student, staff or faculty member with a disability, Triton Transit - Mobility can help you travel between ADA-compliant locations on the La Jolla campus via a wheelchair-accessible van or cart.

Operates weekdays 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. (last pick up) and weekends 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (last pick up); excludes university holidays.

To arrange transportation for disabled visitors attending campus events, see Arranging Event Parking for Guests.

Triton Transit: On Demand

Triton Transit: On-Demand transports passengers between Triton Transit shuttle stops on the La Jolla campus when fixed-route service isn’t running. Beginning Spring Quarter 2022, rides may be requested through the TransLoc app.

Triton Transit: On-Demand coordinates closely with the UC San Diego Police Community Service Officer program, (858) 534-9255, which can provide safety escorts on campus between sunset and sunrise.

Triton Transit: Charters

Triton Transit offers a range of transportation options for your fieldtrips and events. Learn more about our Event Services or schedule a charter.

COVID-19 Safety and Sanitation

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Student Employment Opportunities

Transportation Services is always looking for safe, responsible student drivers.

Driver benefits include being part of a great team, paid training, part-time flexible work hours that accommodates your class schedule, and the chance to provide a valuable service to the campus community. Triton Transit pays some of the best wages on campus.

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Questions or Comments?

Contact us at shuttles@ucsd.edu.