Hop around town with this Boulder bus service

Get around Boulder on the Hop, a bus route hitting many of Boulder's hot spots including the University of Colorado at Boulder campus, Twenty Ninth Street Retail District, Downtown Boulder, and University Hill.


The Hop is a high frequency shuttle service that runs every 9 - 15 minutes. The service runs in a loop with buses servicing both directions. Hours of service include:

  • Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Sunday/holidays: 10 a.m - 6 p.m.

Service may vary depending on the University of Colorado’s schedule.

Real-time arrival information for the HOP bus route is now available with the free Swiftly mobile app or the Transit app, utilizing the Swiftly GTFS feed.


All RTD fares are accepted and RTD transfers can be issued upon request.