Platteville Bus

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ORB Routes
Blue, Orange, and Red Routes - Weekdays while classes are in session

2018-19 Platteville Public Bus Schedule

All UW-Platteville students can ride the Platteville Public Bus for free with their student ID. The bus runs six days per week while UW-Platteville classes are in session and it has 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:

  • Orange Route Runs Monday-Friday 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. while classes are in session.
  • Red Route Runs Monday-Friday 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. while classes are in session.
  • Blue Route Routes run Monday-Friday 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. while classes are in session.
  • Purple Route Runs every Friday 6 p.m. - 11:25 p.m. and Saturday 2 p.m. - 11:25 p.m. while classes are in session.
  • Green Route Runs every Friday and Saturday 6 p.m. - 3:30 a.m. while classes are in session.
  • Black Route Runs Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. when classes are NOT in session

A printable pdf of all routes can be downloaded here.


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.

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

608-348-9741 x 2238

Google Transit

Find Your Bus





Use Google Maps to to 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.*