Niner Transit Bus Service

UNC Charlotte’s Niner Transit system is fare-free, operating every day except holidays when the University is closed. 

Bus Routes

Service is subject to change without notice due to construction, weather and special events. Updates are posted on Twitter @unccnextride and @unccparking and on NextRide.

Bus route map

 

Serves South Village to central and north campus on weekdays, Monday - Friday, 6 a.m. - 2 a.m.

Gold route map

Gold line service stops

Stop numbers refer to those used by NextRide. Line route and stops are shown on the route map.

Wallis East light rail station
Police/FM
Hickory
Fretwell South
Cato
Robinson South
Levine
Hunt
Alumni Way at Cameron
Cone Deck 
Reese
Robinson North
East Deck 1
Fretwell North
Popp Martin Student Union West
UREC
Union Deck 
 

Connecting North Deck to central campus and South Village

  • Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. – 2 a.m.
  • Saturday – Sunday, 9 a.m. – 2 a.m.

Green route map

Green line service stops

Stop numbers refer to those used by NextRide. Line route and stops are shown on the route map.


North Deck
Wallis  West - light rail
Union Deck/Belk 
Woodward East
Popp Martin Student Union East
Auxiliary Services 
Fretwell South 
Cato 
Robinson North
Reese 
Cone Deck
Alumni Way
South Village Deck
Levine 
Robinson South
East Deck 1
Fretwell North
Hickory 
Student Health Center
Police/FM

Lot 6 at John Kirk and Cameron to East Decks, Student Union, and CRI

  • Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. – 2 a.m.
  • Saturday – Sunday, 9 a.m. – 2 a.m.

Silver route map

Silver line service stops

Stop numbers refer to those used by NextRide. Line route and stops are shown on the route map.


Lot 6
Lot 5A
East Deck 2 at Lot 5
Fretwell North
Popp Martin Student Union West
UREC
Athletics Complex West
EPIC North
Grigg West
Motorsports 
PORTAL West
CRI Deck
PORTAL East
Duke East
Grigg East
EPIC South
Athletics Complex East
Woodward East
Popp Martin Student Union East
Auxiliary Services
Hickory
Student Health Center
Martin
 
  • Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 9:15 p.m.

Copper route map

Copper line service stops

Copper is served by smaller, 15-passenger minibuses. Stop numbers refer to those used by NextRide. Line route and  stops are shown on the route map.

Wallis West light rail station (departs 7:00 a
West Deck South
Harris Alumni Center South
Foundation Building (2)
Harris Alumni Center North
Levine East
Reese West
West Deck North
Popp Martin Student Union East

Niner Transit Copper operates according to the following schedule:

Copper Route Departure Times

Wallis/Light Rail (W) Foundation Bldg. (N)
7:00 AM 7:15 AM
7:35 AM 7:45 AM
8:07 AM 8:15 AM
8:37 AM 8:45 AM
9:07 AM 9:15 AM
9:37 AM 9:45 AM
10:07 AM 10:15 AM
10:37 AM 10:45 AM
11:07 AM 11:15 AM
11:37 AM 11:45 AM
12:07 PM 12:15 PM
12:37 PM 12:45 PM
1:07 PM 1:15 PM
1:37 PM 1:45 PM
2:07 PM 2:15 PM
2:37 PM 2:45 PM
3:07 PM 3:15 PM
3:37 PM 3:45 PM
4:07 PM 4:15 PM
4:37 PM 4:45 PM
5:07 PM 5:15 PM
5:37 PM 5:45 PM
6:07 PM 6:15 PM
6:37 PM 6:45 PM
7:07 PM 7:15 PM
7:37 PM 7:45 PM
8:07 PM 8:15 PM
8:37 PM 8:45 PM
9:07 PM 9:15 PM
 

Transportation tracking

NextRide app iconNextRide provides real-time transit routes, schedules and arrivals for Niner Transit buses and Niner Paratransit vehicles via:

  • Live tracking with a real-time GPS tracking map that shows current locations of all vehicles with color-coded route, stop and icons.
  • Mobile Apps available in the Apple and Android app stores.
  • Text Messaging that allows users to receive SMS text messages showing the arrival time estimates for each bus stop. Simply send a request SMS text message including the stop ID and you will get a reply in seconds.

NextRide

Game-day football shuttle

During home football games, Niner Transit Silver and Green routes are modified to better serve campus transportation needs from two hours before kick-off through one hour post-game. Football shuttles are also intended for use by those not attending game activities.

Football shuttle

Lost and Found

For items left on campus buses and Niner Paratransit vehicles, call PaTS at 704-687-0161.

Feedback

Let us know if you are happy with your ride using the Niner Transit feedback form