Boise and Garden City Routes
Routes & Hours of Service

RIDER ALERT Routes 10 and 12 - Route 10 and 12 have changed. Route 10 Downtown to Hill Road now travels between Main Street Station and Gary Lane and Bunch. At Gary Lane and Bunch, the route changes to the Route 12 Towne Square Mall to Maple Grove. Route 12 changes to Route 10 just north of Gary Lane and Bunch.

More about the Boise and Garden City Routes

  • Eighteen (18) weekday routes.  Most of the routes operate between the hours of 5:15 a.m.and 6:45 p.m. Routes 7A_7B and 9 operate until approximately 10 p.m.
  • Eight Saturday routes that operate between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 6:45 p.m. The Saturday routes are 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 (A&B), 9, 14 and 29. See specific schedules for pickup times as they differ from weekday operating schedules.

No-service Holidays

  • New Years Day
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4th
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • December 25th (limited service on December 24th)

Maps & Downloads

Passes and Other Information

For information about pass sales, outlets, Park & Ride facilities, and major bus transfer locations plus other information, visit the "Guides" section of this website.

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Note: Peak times are from 6-9 a.m. and 3-6 p.m.

Route 1 ParkCenter
Operates: Monday - Friday
Description: This route provides service between downtown Boise and southeast Boise (including Timberline High School). Route 1 operates every 30 minutes during peak times and every 60 minutes midday.
Route 1- Parkcenter map and schedule
      

Route 2 Broadway
Operates: Monday - Saturday
Description: This route provides service between downtown Boise, Broadway Avenue and southeast Boise. Service his hourly.        
Route 2 – Broadway map and schedule       

Route 3 Vista
Operates: Monday - Saturday
Description: This route serves the Vista corridor, between downtown and the Boise Airport. Route 3 runs every 20 minutes during peak times and every 40 minutes midday.
Route 3 – Vista map and schedule

Route 4 Roosevelt
Operates: Monday - Friday
Description: This routes travels between downtown and the central Boise Bench area. Route 4 runs every 30 minutes in the morning and late afternoon and every hour during the midday.
Route 4 -  Roosevelt map and schedule

Route 5 Emerald
Operates: Monday – Saturday
Description: This route provides the most direct connection between downtown and the Boise Towne Square Mall. Route 5 leaves downtown via 13th and Americana and provides two-way service on Emerald between Americana and Liberty. At Liberty, the route turns south, using the current routing via Intermountain Hospital, and terminates at Towne Square Mall. Route 5 operates at 30-minute frequencies during peak hours and every 30 minutes during the midday.
Route 5 – Emerald map and schedule

Route 6 Orchard
Operates: Monday - Saturday
Description: This route provides two-way service on a long segment of Orchard Street between Fairview and Targee. The route also provides two-way connections between Cole Valley Junior High School and residential neighborhoods to the south. Route 6 operates every 30 minutes during peak hours and every 60 minutes during midday.
Route 6 – Orchard map and schedule

Route 7A Fairview/Ustick and 7B Fairview/Towne Square Mall*
Operates: Monday - Saturday
Description: The Route 7A Fairview/Ustick travels from downtown to the Cole/Ustick are via Fairview and Milwaukee. It also provides both a one-time morning tripper and afternoon tripper to Capital High School. Route 7B Fairview/Town Square Mall provides service between downtown and the Mall via Fairview and Milwaukee. Service is every hour.
Route 7A/7B - Fairview/Ustick and Fairview/Towne Square Mall map and schedule

Route 8 Five Mile
Operates: Monday - Friday
Description: This route provides service between Boise Towne Square mall and the surrounding shopping are, Five Mile road, the West YMCA and Hewlett-Packard. From the Mall, the route provides service along Emerald to Five Mile, along Five Mile to McMillan, McMillan to Cloverdale, Cloverdale to the West YMCA and Chinden to HP. Service is every hour.
Route 8 - Five Mile map and schedule

Route 8X Five Mile/Chinden
Operates: Monday - Friday
Description: This route provides three morning and three late afternoon/early evening runs between Boise Towne Square Mall and downtown Boise via Hewlett-Packard and Chinden Boulevard. Once downtown, the routes travels back to the Mall.
Route 8X - Five Mile/Chinden map and schedule

Route 9 State Street*
Operates: Monday - Saturday
Description: This route provides direct two-way service between downtown and State Street/Gary Lane shopping area. Route 9 operates every 30 minutes all day.
Route 9 - State Street map and schedule

Route 9X State Street Express
Operates: Monday - Friday
Description: This route travels along the same route as #9 State Street between downtown and Gary Lane/Glenwood. From there it travels to the St. Luke’s medical facilities near Horseshoe Bend Road /Carlton Road near Eagle. It provides four morning and four afternoon/early evening express runs.
Route 9X - State Street Express map and schedule

RIDER ALERT Routes 10 and 12 have changed. The new route information has been posted.

Route 10 Downtown to Towne Square Mall
Operates: Monday - Friday
Description: This route provides service from Main Street Station to Northwest Boise. At Gary Lane and Bunch, the route changes to Route 12. Service is hourly.
Route 10 - Downtown to Hill Road map and schedule

Route 11 Garden City
Operates: Monday - Friday
Description: This route provides service from downtown Boise to Garden City, via 37th Street, Adams Street. 50th Street and Chinden Boulevard. This route runs at 60-minute intervals during the midday only.
Route 11- Garden City map and schedule

RIDER ALERT Routes 10 and 12 have changed. The new route information has been posted.

Route 12 Towne Square Mall to Maple Grove
Operates: Monday- Friday
Description: This route provides service between Towne Square Mall and
northwest Boise. At Gary Lane and Bunch, it changes to route 10. Frequency is every hour.
Route 12 - Towne Square Mall to Maple Grove map and schedule

Route 14 Hyde Park
Operates: Monday - Saturday
Description: This route provides service to Boise’s North End via Fort, 13th, Brumback, Harrison, 15th and 9th. Frequency is every 30 minutes during peak times and every 60 minutes midday.
Route 14 - Hyde Park map and schedule

Route 16 VA Shuttle
Operates: Monday - Friday
Description: This route is a loop serving the VA Medical Center and then extending out to Coston Street on the Warm Springs corridor. The route operates every 60 minutes all day. However, along Warm Springs Boulevard, west of Coston, routes 16 and 17 jointly provide 30-minute service.
Route 16 - VA Shuttle map and schedule

Route 17 Warm Springs
Operates: Monday through Friday
Description: Route 17 is a counterclockwise loop serving Walnut Street south of Warm springs, and proceeding to Old Penitentiary Road. The route turns around at the state office buildings on the west side of Old Penitentiary Road, and returns downtown directly via Warm Springs. Route 17 runs every 60 minutes all day. However, along Warm Springs Boulevard west of Coston, routes 16 and 17 jointly provide 30-minute service.
Route 17 - Warm Springs map and schedule

Route 18 Harris Ranch
Operates: Monday - Friday
Description: This route travels between the Harris Ranch area and downtown Boise. It makes three round trips in the morning and three round trips in the afternoon. It also provides bus service to various locales in southeast Boise and Boise State University.
Route 18 Harris Ranch

Route 28 Cole/Victory
Operates: Monday - Friday
Description: This route provides service in southwest Boise between the Boise Towne Square Mall and the Boise School District campus on victory Road. Areas served by this route include the Social Security Office, three colleges (Steven Henegar, Brown Mackie and the College of Western Idaho, West Junior High and Frank Church High School.Frequency is every hour.
Route 28 - Cole/Victory map and schedule

Route 29 Overland
Operates: Monday - Saturday
Description: This route connects Boise State University and the Towne Square Mall via Overland Road. Route 29 operates every 30 minutes during peak times and every hour midday.

Route 29 - Overland

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