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Shuttle Service

Irvine CONNECT provides free shuttle service for community members – making it easier than ever to get around the City of Irvine. 

Beginning April 1, ride on the Irvine CONNECT shuttle service to travel between the northern end of Irvine to Irvine Station, with stops at parks, schools, hospitals, and shopping centers. 

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Irvine CONNECT bus parked on road.
Operating Hours & Schedule

Weekdays: 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
Weekends: 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

Shuttle frequency is every 20 minutes. Arrival times are estimates and may fluctuate based on traffic, weather, or ridership volume. Shuttle service is not available on holidays listed below:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Holidays falling on a Saturday are observed the previous Friday. Holidays falling on a Sunday are observed the following Monday. 

Route Map

Irvine CONNECT route map

track the shuttles in real-time

Download a PDF Route Map

Download a PDF Irvine connect brochure

The Irvine CONNECT brochure is available in the following languages: Arabic, Farsi, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Japanese, KoreanSpanish, and Vietnamese

Tips for a Successful Ride

  1. Arrive at your bus stop at least five minutes before the scheduled departure time. 
  2. Check the destination sign on the front or side of the bus. 
  3. Use the pull cord to signal the driver that you would like to get off at the next stop.
  4. Store bicycles in the rack on the front of the bus.
  5. Free Wi-Fi service onboard.
  6. Use earbuds with personal audio devices.
  7. Inform the driver if you need assistance getting on or off the vehicle.
  8. Please fold strollers before boarding.
  9. Persons with disabilities may bring service animals on board.
  10. Small pets are allowed in a pet carrier that can be carried by the rider. 


All Irvine CONNECT vehicles are fully accessible by wheelchair and other mobility aids. 

For more information, call 949-72-GoBus.

View photos from the soft launch.