UC Transit

Union City Transit is the local, city-run bus system that serves our community. For rider convenience, we coordinate routes with BART train arrivals and departures at the Union City BART Station. Union City Transit also provides connections with AC Transit and the Dumbarton Express for unified access to other transportation options across the Bay Area.

Union City Transit's main transfer points are located at the Union City BART Station and the Union Landing Transit Center.

For UC Transit questions and general information please call 510.471.1411 

Trip Planner


Visit 511.org to plan your trip in Union City or throughout the Bay Area.

Routes & Schedule Additional Information

Union City Transit combines some routes at the Union Landing Transit Center to provide a one-seat, round-trip ride for customers to get from Union City BART to Union Landing and back again. Please see the guide below:

When buses arrive at Union Landing:

  • Route 2 becomes Route 8
  • Route 3 becomes Route 4
  • Route 4 becomes Route 3
  • Route 8 becomes Route 2

Fare Information

If viewing on a mobile device, click each type of pass to see pricing (cash fares and transfers, 31-day/Clipper pass, or monthly pass).

  1. Cash Fares & Transfers
  2. 31-Day pass (Clipper Only)
  3. Monthly Pass
Adult (age 19-64) $2.00
Youth (age 6-18) $1.25
Senior (age 65+) $1.00
Certified disabilities $1.00
Child (age 0-5 with adult) Free
UC Transit Transfer Free
BART-to-Bus $0.50
AC Transit & DB Express Transfers $0.25

UC Transit accepts:

  • Clipper Card
  • Cash (exact change required)
  • UC Transit Monthly Passes
  • BART Plus Pass
  • BART-to-Bus Transfers (at Union City BART Station Only)
  • AC Transit/Dumbarton Express Transfers (at shared stops)

Things to note:

  • UC Transit transfers are issued with cash fares only at time fare is paid. UC Transit transfers are valid for one transfer within 90 minutes of issue. All transfers and passes must be valid.
  • Certified Disabilities can be verified with the following: Regional Transit Connection Discount Card, Medicare identification card, California Department of Motor Vehicles disability ID card, or Disability identification card from another transit operator.
  • Clipper Card riders, please make sure you have enough Clipper Cash or a valid Union City Transit 31-day pass loaded on your card. Clipper keeps track of your rides and automatically grants you appropriate transfer discounts when transferring to another agency that accepts Clipper. For more information on how to use or purchase Clipper, please visit the Clipper website or call Clipper Customer Service at 877.878.8883.
  • Monthly passes are valid until the third City Hall business day of the following month. Monthly passes can be:
    • Purchased at City Hall during regular business hours
    • Purchased online (may take up to ten business days for delivery)
    • Purchased by mail using the envelope found on the bus (may take up to ten business days for delivery)

Wheelchair Accessibility

All Union City Transit buses are wheelchair accessible. It is recommended that wheelchairs have a working brake system.

As a courtesy to riders with mobility limitations, please yield the designated priority seating at the front of each bus to seniors and persons with disabilities.

Paratransit

Union City also provides Paratransit transportation services required under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Union City Paratransit offers ADA service within the city limits of Union City. 

Union City Paratransit also offers an additional service known as Paratransit Plus. Paratransit Plus offers limited service to southern Hayward, and northern Fremont and Newark. 

Learn more about Paratransit