Free bus rides on New Year’s Eve is back! So go ahead and plan a fun night on the town and OC Bus will get you there and back safely. OCTA is providing free rides on any fixed route bus beginning on Thursday December 31st at 6 pm and extending through 2:30 am on Friday January 1st.
Taking the bus is pretty easy. Even after a great party you can probably figure things out. Just in case, you can find everything you need to plan your trip in OCTA’s how to ride section. OCTA encourages you to plan ahead using the Google Trip Planner since not all routes run past midnight. Remember it is free after 6 pm, so bring $2 bus fare if you are getting an early start.
Last year, more than 9,000 riders took advantage of the free bus service on New Year’s Eve and about 130,000 have used it since it began in 2002.
Taking the bus is easy. You can find everything you need to plan your trip in our how to ride section. We also encourage you to plan ahead using the Google Trip Planner since not all routes run past midnight. Remember, it’s free after 6 p.m., so bring $2 bus fare if you are getting an early start.
Looking for fun New Year’s Eve celebrations?
For those who want to take advantage of the free ride but need some ideas on where to go to celebrate the arrival of 2016, OC Bus has some suggestions:
- First Night in Fullerton – 7 p.m., Bus Routes: 24, 26, 43, 143
- Christian New Year’s Eve Party at Sea Coast Grace Church Warehouse – 7 p.m., Bus Routes: 46, 50
- New Year’s Eve Show with Tom Segura at the Brea Improv – 10 p.m., Bus Routes: 57, 129, 143
- Havoc Thursday: NYE at the Yost Theater – 8:30 p.m., Bus Routes: 53, 64, 83
- 5th Annual OC Midnight Kiss New Years at the Wyndam Hotel – 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., Bus Route: 51, 55, 57, 86
- Resolution NYE 2016 at Heat Ultra Lounge – 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., Bus Routes: 43, 47, 50, 83
- NYE 2016 BALL feat. BRKLYN at Ten Nightclub – 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., Bus Routes: 76, 178
- XL NYE Celebration at Sutra OC – 8 p.m., Bus Routes: 43, 55, 71, 173
- Knott’s Berry Farm NYE Celebration – 10 a.m. to 1 a.m., Bus Route: 29