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In Davis, there are many options to get around the city. Whatever way you’re traveling or parking, we’ve got you covered.
The City of Davis has a goal to create and maintain an integrated system of bikeways. Davis has bike lanes on approximately 95 percent of its arterial roads. The City has 27 different grade separations for bike riders and pedestrians – that means crossing streets with no interruptions or traffic. Check out our map for bike routes and options, or the high resolution, printable bike map.
Bike share and bicycle/pedestrian wayfinding are coming in 2017! More news to come.
Unitrans provides public transportation service to the entire city with 49 buses on 20 routes. The system takes riders to places such as downtown, high schools, the library, the hospital, UC Davis, local shopping centers, the senior center, theaters and the Farmers Market. Learn more about routes and schedules.
Real-time bus information is available 24/7 using the NextBus automated system available through the web, phone, text or smartphone app. For regular phone information, call 530-752-2877. For information by text, message “Davis [3-digit stop #]” to 41411. UC Davis undergraduates ride free by displaying their student ID. Free passes are available for seniors and people with disabilities. Regular fares are $1. For more information, visit the Unitrans website.
The Yolo County Transportation District administers Yolobus, which operates local and intercity bus service in Yolo County and neighboring areas. Learn more about routes and schedules here. Real time information is available at avl.yctd.org.
Paratransit – Davis Community Transit
Paratransit service is provided to complement the fixed-route services of Unitrans and Yolobus in Davis. Paratransit is available to customers traveling within Davis who are unable to use the fixed-route services due to a disability or health condition. Visit Davis Community Transit for more information.
Yolobus Special provides intercity paratransit service within Yolo County and surrounding cities. Service operates during the same times as fixed-route buses. For more information, visit Yolobus Special.
Sacramento Area Transit
There are a variety of transit services available to Sacramento area residents and visitors including light rail, suburban and rural bus routes, express commuter buses and dial-a-ride services for the disabled. For more information on travel options in the Sacramento region, visit the Sacramento Region 511 website.
Bay Area Transit
The greater San Francisco Bay Area has over two-dozen public transit operators that offer bus, rail, ferry and shuttle services. To find information, visit the San Francisco Bay Area 511 website.
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Fairfield and Suisun Transit (FAST) offers fixed route bus services through eight local and four commuter routes. To learn more about routes and schedules, visit, FastTransit.org.
Capitol Corridor (Amtrak)
The Capitol Corridor is an intercity passenger train system that provides an alternative to traveling along the I-80, I-680 and I-880 freeways. The intercity rail provides service to 16 stations in eight Northern California counties: Placer, Sacramento, Yolo, Solano, Contra Costa, Alameda, San Francisco and Santa Clara. It is a 170-mile rail corridor.
The Capitol Corridor serves Davis at the downtown train depot at Second and H streets. Free transfers for Unitrans and Yolobus riders are available from the conductor. Amtrak also serves Davis for intercity and interstate travel. Visit their site for train schedules.
Hosted by the Yolo County Visitors Bureau, this program provides cyclists visiting Davis with a free train ticket back to Sacramento. Learn more about train schedules and options.
Yolo Commute is a non-profit transportation resource providing ridesharing information and programs. Visit their site to learn more about their alternative transportation solutions.
Don’t want to drive, but need a ride? There are several car service options …
This car share service allows the user to drive cars by the hour or day. Vehicles – 28 of them! – are available at 13 different locations in the city and on the UC Davis campus. Membership is required.
For more information, visit Zipcar.
From Davis, the airporter will pick you up at your home for approximately $23. Book a home pick-up one hour prior to your preferred arrival at the airport.
Kids in Transit
Kids In Transit is a family-owned, Davis-based business that has been providing reliable, safe transportation services to Davis families for their school-age children, including children and adults with special needs, since 2003.
Commuting to UC Davis?
Check out UC Davis TAPS for more information about parking on campus. If you’re a UC Davis student or employee, check out the GoClub, a resource for alternatives and incentives to driving to campus.
Taking a weekend trip? Have a business meeting in the city? Be sure to check the CalTrans QuickMap for real-time traffic updates.