Bus Service (Fall and Spring Semester)

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln contracts with StarTran to operate four bus routes Monday through Friday during the fall and spring semesters. The Intercampus Route #24 and #25, which circulates bidirectional around City Campus and provides service to East Campus and the NEW Nebraska Innovation Campus Routes (NIC) #22  that provide service between City Campus and the Food Innovation Center located on the NIC and the Perimeter parking areas on the north side of City Campus and NEW#23  that provides services between East Campus and the Innovation Commons located on the NIC.

Bus Pass

Both students and faculty/staff will need both the following to use transit services:
  1. UNL/StarTran Bus Pass
  2. NCard

Students are issued a pass paid by student fees.

Faculty/Staff are issued a pass upon request for no charge (for holders of annual, nine month, or semester parking permits) or for the rates listed.

Transit Tips
  • Print a route map and time schedule from our website
  • Decide which route you must take and the closest stop to you
  • Wait for the bus at a designated UNL bus stop
  • Bus does not stop at all stops - Must be waiting at stop - Must let driver know you need off


UNL Startran bus routes
StarTRAN UNL bus routes. View larger route map here.
(Image courtesy of starTRAN)
RouteMap (pdf)Hours of Operation

Transit System
  Route 22 NIC - City Campus/Perimeter -   (Fall & Spring Semesters Only)
  Route 23 NIC - East Campus 
  Route 24 Intercampus (clockwise)
  Route 25 Intercampus (counterclockwise)
 Intercampus/Perimeter  On-call Van (Fall & Spring Semesters Only)

System Map

7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 p.m - 11:30 p.m.

StarTran Bus Tracker App

The StarTran Bus Tracker app allows students, staff and faculty to view real-time GPS data of the City of Lincoln bus system on mobile devices. This app was not developed by StarTran or the City of Lincoln and is not responsible for the content found on the app.

Apple iOS: StarTran Bus Tracker

Android: StarTran Bus Tracker

Intercampus Bus Routes - Route #24 & #25

The Intercampus Route is two routes that operate bidirectional around City Campus then both routes transport to East Campus.

The Intercampus Route 24 Holdrege operates in a clockwise direction around (East Campus - City Campus) via 27th Street, Vine, 23rd, Q, 18th, R, 13th, Q, Stadium Drive, Salt Creek, 14th, and returning to East Campus via 27th and Holdrege Street.

The Intercampus Route 25 Vine operates in a counterclockwise direction (East Campus - City Campus) via 27th, Vine, 14th , Salt Creek, 9th, P, 12th, R, 18th, P, 23rd, Vine and returning to East Campus via 27th and Holdrege Street.

The Intercampus Routes operate daily service every 10 minutes from 7:00 am until 6:00 pm and operates evening service every 20 minutes from 6:00 pm until 9:00 PM and on call van service between 9:00 PM and 11:30 PM. Please call 402-326-8807 for on call van service.

Reduced Service - During days when classes are not in session, Parking and Transit Services adjusts the campus bus schedule to reflect lower passenger demand. The bus schedule will adjust to a 20-minute wait between buses on City Campus and a 10-minute wait on East Campus.

More info on the Intercampus Route 24/25

Nebraska Innovation Campus (NIC) Routes

City Campus to NIC and Perimeter Lots - Route #22

The StarTran Route 22, City Campus to Nebraska Innovation Campus (NIC) will serve the perimeter surface parking lots at 14th & Court Street, 16th & Court Street during the fall and spring semesters between 7:00 AM and 6:00 PM Monday through Friday approximately every twelve (12) minutes.

Route 22 Bus Stops

  1. Henzlik Hall - Bus Stop is located on 14th & Vine Streets north side
  2. 14th & Avery Garage - Bus Stop is located on the east side of 14th Street
  3. Food Innovation Center - Bus Stop is located north of the Food Innovation Center Building
  4. 16th & Court Street Perimeter Lot/Devaney Sports Complex - Bus Stop is located on Court Street North Side
  5. 14th & Court Street Perimeter Lot - Bus Stop is located northeast side of the lot along Antelope Valley Parkway
  6. 19th & Vine Street Garage - The Bus Stop is located on Vine Street south of the 19th & Vine Grage

East Campus to NIC - Route #23 

The StarTran Route 23, East Campus to Nebraska Innovation Campus (NIC) will serve Filley Hall at East Campus Loop Road and Dairy Store Drive and the Food Innovation Center located on the NIC during fall and spring semesters between 7:00 AM and 6:00 PM Monday through Friday approximately every twenty (20) minutes.  

Route 23 Bus Stops

  1. Filley Hall (East Campus Loop & Dairy Store Dr.)
  2. Food Innovation Commons

More info on Intercampus Route #22/#23 Bus Schedule

NIC/Perimeter & Evening Service

After 6:00 p.m., the Perimeter route operates one on-call van until 9:00 p.m. and is covered by the evening service until 11:30 p.m. during the fall and spring semesters and when classes are in session.   To request after hours on-call van service please call (402) 326-8807.

Saturday Intercampus Service (Routes 42, 49)

StarTran offers two bus routes on Saturday that provide reduced intercampus that operate between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 pm. 

Routes 42/43 – Intercampus bus service using the 12th & Q Streets bus stop (City Campus) and bus stops along Holdrege streets between 33rd and 40th (East Campus).

Route 49 – Intercampus bus service using the R Street bus stops (City Campus) between 12th and 17th streets, and Vine Street  bus stops (City Campus) between 16th and 23rd streets and 33rd and Holdrege bus stops (East Campus).

Office Location & Contact Information

Parking & Transit Services
Transit Office
1931 Antelope Valley Parkway
Room #106A
Lincoln, NE 68588-0681
Phone: (402) 472-8436

StarTran Office
710 J Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 441-7185