Welcome to Charlottesville Area Transit!
CAT provides bus service to the greater Charlottesville area. Riders enjoy safe, clean, and comfortable service Monday through Sunday.

Bus Stop Relocations
On Monday, August 1, two bus stops will move.

- 10th Street @ Water Street #11321 (the bus stop before the Downtown Transit Station) will move to East Market Street across from Bob’s Wheel Alignment.

- Preston Avenue @ Rose Hill Drive #13001 will move 250 feet up the street The new location is near the stairs that connect Booker Street to Preston Avenue.

The Art Bus
Have you had a chance to ride the art bus?  Following the success of last year's painted Trolley, Charlottesville Area Transit has once again partnered with the Tom Tom Founders Festival to showcase art in the local community.  Click here for more information!

Unplanned Detours 
Up-to-the-minute major delays and detours will be posted on CAT's Facebook page and pushed out through CAT's Mobile App.
Planned Detours
7/23 - Route 5 - With construction finishing earlier on the Rio Road Intersection, Route 5 will resume its normal route to Fashion Square Mall in both directions.  Passengers should refer to the non-detour schedule on pages 17 & 18 in the Rider's Guide or by clicking here.
Holiday Schedule

9/5 – Labor Day – Full Service
For an extended list of upcoming CAT holidays, please click here.

Free Mobile App

A picture of CAT's Mobile App Free to download and available in both the Google Play and iTunes app stores.

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Planning an Event? A picture of a 3-Day Pass

Give your guests a 3-Day Transit Pass!  Passes only cost $5.50 and can be purchased weeks or months in advance.

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CAT in Real Time

A picture of CAT's real-time bus stop map lets you look up routes and stops on the web, and provides information on how many minutes remain until bus routes will arrive.
Check out these tools
to plan your trip!
Real-Time Route Map
Bus Stop Search
Google Transit


Charlottesville Area Transit
Downtown Station | 615 East Water Street | Charlottesville VA 22902
434.970.3649 | CAT@charlottesville.org

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