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WESTCAT LynxThe WestCAT Lynx is a fast, direct, convenient express bus service between Hercules and San Francisco.

We also offer free Wi-Fi on board all Lynx buses.


Fares - Current Fare and Pass information.

News - Latest updates regarding our Lynx service.

Schedules - Lynx timetables.

WestCAT Lynx

The Lynx serves the Willow Avenue Park & Ride in Rodeo, the Victoria by the Bay neighborhood, Northshore Business Park in Hercules, the Hercules Transit Center, and the Temporary Transbay Terminal in San Francisco.

The service began operating on September 19, 2005.

You can also download and print out this section as a handy PDF file at the links below in English and Spanish. Both are effective 31 August 2015:

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Lynx will be operating on the following timetable linked below:

Please note:  WestCAT does not have a transfer agreement with Muni in San Francisco, nor does WestCAT accept any other agency's transfers at the San Francisco Transbay Terminal on the Lynx.

New LYNX Timetables now in effect

Starting on 1 June 2016, Lynx will be rolling out new timetables to bring more service for your commute to San Francisco.  Link to the new schedule is below.

Lynx WiFi Information

Why drive when you can surf from Hercules to San Francisco?  WestCAT has free Wi-Fi service on all Lynx commuter buses.  So sit back and work on your laptop while we get your stress free to and from work.

We would like to welcome you to give it a try, and then let us know how it works for you by using our comment form located on this web site or by using the link below.

Other Information

It is Against the Law to:
  • Evade payment of bus fare, or misuse transfers, passes or tickets to avoid fare payment.
  • Play radios, stereos or other sound equipment without headphones when riding a bus.
  • Smoke, eat, drink, or expectorate while on the bus.
  • Willfully disturb other bus riders through boisterous or unruly behavior.

California Penal Code § 640 makes these infractions punishable by a fine of up to $250 and community service.

Notice of Rights under Title VI

WestCAT (WCCTA) operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil rights Act. Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by and unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with WCCTA.

For more information on WCCTA’s civil rights program, and the procedures to file a complaint, contact, 1-510-724-3331, email or visit or administrative office at 601 Walter Ave, Pinole, CA 94564. For more information visit

A complainant may file a complaint directly with the Federal Transit Administration by filling a complaint with the Office of Civil rights, Attention: Title VI Program Coordinator, East Building, 5th Floor - TCR, 1200 New Jersey Ave, SE, Washington, DC 20590.

If information is needed in another language, contact (510) 724-3331.
Si se necesita información en otro idioma, llame al (510) 724-3331.

Contact Us

We welcome all of your comments. Call us, use the convenient comment card available on board all our buses, or use the online comment card available at

Para información de horarios en español. Por favor llame al número (510) 724-7993 (8:00am-5:00pm).

Para sa iskedyul ng impormasyon sa Tagalog. Mangyaring tumawag sa numero (510) 724-7993 (8:00am-5:00pm).

California Relay Service for TDD/TTY

You can reach CRS by simply dialing 711 or the CRS 800 number of your modality
TTY- including Voice Carryover (VCO) and Hearing Carryover (HCO):

  • English: (800) 735-2929
  • Spanish: (800) 855-3000


  • English: (800) 735-2922
  • Spanish: (800) 855-3000
  • Speech to Speech: (800) 854-7784



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