transportation

Night Owl: late night buses between campus & downtown santa cruz

Night Owl service operates:

  • Sunday - Thursday: every 45 minutes from 11:45pm - 1:15am 
    • Last Night Owl bus returning to campus leaves downtown at 1:15am (east --> west)
    • Last Night Owl bus going downtown departs from Science Hill at 12:45am (east --> west)
  • Friday - Saturday: every 20 minutes from 11:30pm - 2:50am
    • Last Night Owl bus returning to campus leaves downtown at 2:50am (east --> west) 
    • Last Night Owl bus going downtown departs from Science Hill at 2:45am (west --> east)

The Night Owl picks up and drops off riders on Cathcart at Pacific, adjacent to Old School Shoes and across from the University Town Center. This service is only available to UCSC affiliates. Proof of UCSC affiliation is required to board Night Owl buses. 

2015 - 2016 Night Owl service dates (include modified service dates): 

Fall Quarter: Sept. 19 2015 - Dec. 6 2015 

No Service: Nov. 26 2015 - Nov. 28 2015 

Winter Quarter: Jan. 4 2016 - Mar. 17 2016 

Spring Quarter: Mar. 28 2016 - Jun. 9 2016

A downloadable version of the 2015-2016 Night Owl schedule and route map is available here.


Taxi Service

Santa Cruz Yellow Cab (831) 423 - 1234

Deluxe Taxi Cab (831) 475 - 3232

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