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Congratulations!  You have made a smart choice.  WestCAT is a convenient way to travel and an excellent way to build a cleaner, healthier and less congested community.  Our routes are designed to serve neighborhoods, businesses and schools - putting you within steps of the places you go every day.  Plus you can connect to the rest of the Bay Area via inter-regional connections such as BART, AC Transit, County Connection and Tri-Delta Transit.

Bus Stop Look-Up Codes - Real Time departure information for every route & stop in the WestCAT system.

Route Destinations - List of our bus routes and their frequency of service and days of operation.

System Maps - WestCAT System Map.

Transit Centers - WestCAT buses serve two transit centers in it's service area.

Trip Planner - Bay Area 511 Trip Planner.

What Bus Goes By My School - A list of schools that are along WestCAT bus routes.

These timetables effective 1 July 2012


Local Fixed Routes


Express Routes


Regional Routes


Transbay Route


Route Information

Local Fixed Route

WestCAT offers local fixed route transportation throughout much of its service area.  Nine local fixed routes service the southwestern portions of the WestCAT area from Viewpointe to Montalvin Manor.  One fixed route operates between Hercules, Rodeo and Crockett. 


Express Routes

WestCAT operates express bus service in the I-80 corridor between the Hercules Transit Center and the El Cerrito del Norte BART station 7 days a week, 365 days a year, with modified service on Saturday, Sunday, and some holidays.  WestCAT Express "J" service alternates between the JR routing (along Richmond Parkway) and the JL routing (along Lakeside Drive) in the Hilltop area.

Route JX is a weekday, commute hour express bus that operates at 15-minute frequencies on I-80 during commute times.  It travels non-stop between the Hercules Transit Center and El Cerrito del Norte BART.

Route JPX is a weekday express bus that operates at 15-minute frequencies during commute times and every hour during non-commute times.  It travels between the Hercules Transit Center and El Cerrito del Norte BART, making stops on Pinole Valley Road, and the Richmond Parkway Transit Center.


Regional Routes

The Martinez Link 30Z is a regional service that operates between the Hercules Transit Center and Martinez.  It operates on weekdays only at 30-minute frequencies during commute times, and every hour during non-commute times.  Route 30Z makes timed stops at the Hercules Transit Center, VA Hospital, Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and the Martinez Amtrak Station.

The Route C3 is also a regional route that operates between the Hercules Transit Center and Contra Costa College.  The service operates weekdays only from 7:30 a.m. to 8:44 p.m.

Additional information regarding routes and services may be obtained by calling (510) 724-7993.


Transbay Route

The Lynx is a weekday commuter service to the Transbay Terminal in San Francisco operating every 15-30 minutes between the hours of 5:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m., and 3:30 p.m. - 8:33 p.m.

The service starts on Willow Avenue in Rodeo in the morning, making a stop at the Victoria by the Bay neighborhood and the Hercules Transit Center before departing to the San Francisco Transbay Terminal on the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane.

In the afternoon, service starts from the San Francisco Transbay Terminal directly to the Hercules Transit Center (The Lynx stop is located at Platform 3B, lane 3 of the Transbay Terminal, stopping in front of AC Transit's Transbay Line P Piedmont and Line E Claremont), continuing to the Victoria by the Bay neighborhood, and ending on Willow Avenue. The Service features timed connections with Route 15 on Willow Avenue and with the remaining local routes at the Hercules Transit Center.


Trip Planner

Plan your next door-to-door transit trip!  The following link will take you to the 511 Take Transit Trip Planner, which you can input your starting point and destination information, and it will give you a door to door itinerary.  Click on "Schedules and Maps" link in the blue bar on the bottom of your screen to return to our website.  You can also create a "Stop to Stop Schedule" via the WestCAT section on 511.org.


Holiday Schedule


Bay Area Transit Information

Timetables are available for most other San Francisco Bay Area Transit Systems by going to our "Web Links" page or by surfing to "www.511.org."


Please Note
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Time's published in WestCAT's timetables and brochures are approximations for normal conditions and do not anticipate service disruptions due to traffic congestion, weather, special events, and other unexpected conditions that may cause delays.  All timetables are subject to change without notice.

 

 

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