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Public Transportation at UCSD

Several mass transit routes serve UC San Diego. Different programs provide transit access for faculty, staff, students and affiliates.

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Bus Routes Serving UC San Diego

Routes serving La Jolla campus (follow links for full service information):

  • 30: UTC, La Jolla, Pacific Beach, Old Town, downtown San Diego
  • 41: VA Hospital, UTC, Clairemont, Fashion Valley
  • 101: UTC, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Oceanside NCTD
  • 150: UTC, VA Hospital, Old Town, downtown San Diego
  • 201/ 202 SuperLoop: UTC area
  • 204 SuperLoop: UTC area, Executive Drive, Judicial Drive, Nobel Drive
  • 237: UCSD - Rancho Bernardo Transit Station
  • 921: UTC, Mira Mesa

Routes serving Hillcrest Medical Center:

  • 3: Hillcrest, downtown San Diego, Euclid Avenue Trolley Station
  • 10: Old Town, Mission Hills, Hillcrest, North Park, City Heights, College Avenue

ECO Pass

ECO Pass is a MTS program available to UC San Diego faculty and staff. Individuals who enroll in the program through payroll deduction enjoy a 25% discount off a regional transit pass that provides access to all regular MTS and NCTD buses and the San Diego Trolley.

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Triton U-Pass

Triton U-Pass is a universal transit pass program for UC San Diego students. With U-Pass, students get unlimited ridership during the fall, winter, and spring quarters on all regional mass transit bus and trolley/light rail routes provided by MTS and NCTD, excluding the NCTD Coaster Train and MTS rural and premium express routes.

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Other Transit Options

UCSD affiliates can purchase monthly passes from transit providers for regional bus and trolley routes.

San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), including all city bus routes and trolley

North County Transit District, including the Breeze bus and Coaster train

Beyond San Diego County

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