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The new HOP bus will be orange instead of white and feature updated designs. The new design is part of the HOP route changes that will begin in August 2018, when the HOP will change from a looped route to four distinct routes.

HOP Schedules

Please note that the timetables below show arrivals for seven major HOP stops and do not show all stops. 

Clockwise - Weekday and Weekend pdf (Twenty Ninth Street > CU > University Hill > Downtown)

Counterclockwise - Weekday and Weekend pdf (Twenty Ninth Street > Downtown > University Hill > CU)

For real-time information on arrivals, download the Transit app.  transit app logo

HOP MapHOP Hours of Operation 

Weekdays (Monday-Friday):

  • 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.: 12-minute frequency
  • 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. 15-minute frequency

Weekends (Saturday & Sunday):

  • 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.: 15-minute frequency
  • 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.: 20-minute frequency


  • 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.: 25-minute frequency
  • 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.: 25-minute frequency

HOP Fares

A 3-hour pass for the HOP is $3.00. Learn more about fares and discounts on the RTD website.

Frequently Asked Questions


Is the HOP operated by RTD?

No. The HOP is provided by the City of Boulder through a funding partnership with RTD and CU students. The city contracts with Via Mobility services to operate the HOP. 

How long has the HOP been around?

The HOP is the heart of Boulder's Community Transit Network (CTN) and debuted in 1994.


Contact Us

Questions? Contact City of Boulder staff at [email protected] 

For lost items, please contact Via Mobility at 1-888-647-9768.