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Holiday Service

Christmas Holiday

In observance of the Christmas holiday, Big Blue Bus will operate a Sunday schedule on Monday, December 25, 2023.

Customer Service and Blue: The Transit Store will be closed. Normal hours of operation will resume Tuesday, December 26.

Please note:

  • Express 7, Rapids 3, 7 and 10, and Routes 5, 15, 16, 41, 42, 43, and 44 will not be in service.

UCLA Riders:

  • Hilgard Terminal will be closed. Routes 1, 2, and 8 serve Charles E. Young/P2 Hub. See below for alternate boarding locations.
  • Rapid 12 and Route 18: Serve Gateway Plaza as usual.
  • Route 17: Serves Macgowan Hall Terminal as usual.


Due to the closure of Hilgard Terminal, Routes 1, 2, and 8 will end service at Charles E. Young/P2 Hub.   

The following stops will be missed:  

  • NB Westwood Blvd. at Le Conte Ave.  
  • EB Le Conte Ave. at Tiverton Dr.  
  • NB Hilgard Ave. at Manning Ave. and Westholme Ave.  
  • Hilgard Terminal  

Please use the following alternate stops:  

  • NB Westwood Blvd. at Weyburn Ave.   
  • NB Westwood Plaza at Jules Stein Eye Center  
  • Charles E. Young/P2 Hub  

To Santa Monica

Due to the closure of Hilgard Terminal, service on Routes 1, 2, and 8 will begin at Charles E. Young/P2 Hub. You may also board at the following alternate stop:  

  • SB Hilgard Ave. at Westholme Ave.   

Big Blue Bus operates a *modified schedule on the holidays listed below. On all other holidays, use the regular schedule.

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Presidents Day
  • Cesar E. Chavez Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day After Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year's Eve
*A modified schedule refers to temporary adjustments to trip frequency and/or scheduled arrival times on at least one (1) bus route.