Hours of Operation & Holiday Calendar

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4th of July Service Update

Chapel Hill Transit will run Saturday routes and schedules on Friday, July 3. EZ rider will operate Saturday hours.

No routes will run on Saturday, July 4 in honor of Independence Day. EZ Rider will also be closed.

EZ-Rider will provide premium service on Sunday, July 5.

Chapel Hill Transit and EZ-Rider will resume reduced weekday service on Monday, July 6. Those routes include: CM, CW, D, G, J, NS, RU, S and U routes.

COVID-19 Update


On Monday, June 1, Chapel Hill Transit began to run a modified schedule Monday through Friday, outlined below. No fixed route service will be available on Sunday. Chapel Hill Transit is reducing service at the advice of public health officials to help prevent the spread of COVID-19  in our community.

The modified schedule will run Monday through Friday using the following routes and schedules:

The Weekend NU or U route will not run.

Normal Operations

CHT operates service from 5:15am to midnight, Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 7:00pm on Saturday, and 10:30am to 11:30pm on Sunday. 

Chapel Hill Transit adjusts service levels at various times throughout the year to meet service demands. The general service schedule will operate from August 12, 2019 to August 10, 2020. During the following times schedules are adjusted to better accommodate University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill breaks.

  • Spring Break - March 7-15, 2020

  • Summer Break - May 9 to August 16, 2020

  • Fall Break - October 15-17, 2020

  • Winter Break - December 13, 2020 to January 3, 2020

Break Service Schedule

  • The weekday NU does not operate. 
  • The Safe Ride routes do not operate. 
  • The NU and U routes do not operate on Saturdays and Sundays.
Holiday Schedule


Chapel Hill Transit will not operate on the following holidays:

  • New Years Day,
  • Memorial Day,
  • Independence Day,
  • Labor Day,
  • Thanksgiving Day, and
  • Christmas Day

Chapel Hill Transit will operate Saturday-level service without the U or NU routes on the following holidays:

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day,
  • Good Friday,
  • the Day after Thanksgiving Day, and
  • Christmas Eve
  • New Year's Eve

Please check individual route for times, look for service notices on our vehicles or call a customer service representative at 919-485-7433 for additional information.

Services Operated
New Year's Day
 Wed., January 1
No Service 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
 Mon., January 20
Saturday Service (No U or NU routes)
Good Friday
 Fri., April 10
Saturday Service (No U or NU routes)
Memorial Day
 Mon., May 25
No Service
The Day before Independence Day
 Fri., July 3
Saturday Service
Independence Day
 Fri., July 4
No Service
Labor Day
 Mon., September 7
No Service
 Thurs., November 26
No Service
Day After Thanksgiving
 Fri., November 27
Saturday Service & GoTriangle 420
Christmas Eve
 Thurs., December 24
Saturday Service (No U or NU routes)
Christmas  Fri., December 25
No Service
New Year's Eve
 Thurs., December 31
Saturday Service & GoTriangle 420

New Year's Day
 Fri., January 1, 2021
No Service
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