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The 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.

Special Holiday Schedule - Martin Luther King Jr day, Veteran's Day, and Christmas and New Year's Eves.

Wifi Information - Information about using the Wifi service on our Lynx coaches.

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 link below:

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Veteran's Day, Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, 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.

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 info@westCAT.org or visit or administrative office at 601 Walter Ave, Pinole, CA 94564. For more information visit www.westcat.org.

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 www.westcat.org.

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).

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