Platteville Bus

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2017-2018 BUs Information 

The City of Platteville has a public bus that runs six days per week while UW-Platteville classes are in session and a reduced schedule of five days per week when UW-Platteville classes are not in session.


The bus operates on the following schedule except for federal holidays.1

While classes are in session:2

  • The Orange, Red, and Blue Routes run Monday-Friday 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
  • The Purple Route runs every Friday 6 p.m. - 11:25 p.m. and Saturday 2 p.m. - 11:25 p.m.
  • The Green Route runs every Friday and Saturday 6 p.m. - 3:30 a.m.

While classes are not in session:3

  • The Black Route runs Monday-Friday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m..

1 - Federal Holidays: There is no bus service on Nov. 23rd, 2017, Dec. 25th, 2017, Jan. 1st, 2018, Jan. 4th, 2018
2 - UW-Platteville is in session Sep. 2-Nov. 22, 2017; Nov. 27-Dec. 22, 2017, Jan. 22-Mar. 23, 2018, and Apr. 3-May 18, 2018.
3- UW-Platteville is NOT in session Nov. 23-26, 2017; Dec. 23, 2017-Jan. 21, 2018; Mar. 24- Apr. 2, 2018, May 19-Aug. 31, 2018.


UW-Platteville Students ride free with Student ID, all others $1.00 per ride, cash and exact change only. Unlimited rides with a monthly pass for $25 per month or buy two months and get the third month free. Passes are available for purchase at City Hall Finance Office, Public Library, UW-Platteville Student Center Information Desk, and Piggly Wiggly Customer Service Counter.

Guide to Riding

When waiting for the bus stand next to the Bus Stop Sign so that the driver can see you, otherwise the bus may drive past the stop. Buses will arrive within six minutes of scheduled arrival. Buses will only let people on and off at designated stops. 

Emergency Cancellations 

The Bus will run as scheduled except in the case of a snow or other emergency. Emergency cancellations will be posted on this website and sent out through campus email announcements.

Contact Information

For Bus Questions 608-348-9741 x 2238
Taxi Questions 608-348-6767

Google Transit

Find Your Bus

Find the quickest bus route to your destination.

1.Open the Google Maps
2. Search for the place you want to go.
3. Select "directions" 

4. Enter your desired destination.
5. Select the bus icon for mode type.

6. The quickest bus route there will appear.

7. If you wish to change your leave time, select the "leave now" drop down menu to explore other times.

*Please note, this feature is replacing the SPOT App that riders previously used to find the nearest bus and times.*

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