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All NOVA students, staff or faculty can ride FREE by showing their NOVA Card! Shuttle tracking and updates are available in real time through the NOVA Bus Tracker. You can now Text “NOVA Shuttles” to 1.800.546.6141 to receive emergency alerts about the shuttles via text message.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Parking and NOVACard offices will reopen on 8/10/2020.

NOVA Shuttle service will be available beginning August 24th, 2020 for the Fall semester. Routes, schedules, and shuttle capacities will continue to be evaluated throughout the semester and may be changed based on the impact of COVID-19. For the latest information, please continue to check this site for updates.

Starting Fall 2020, the following will be in effect:

  • Reduced seating capacity to allow for proper social distancing
  • Daily Electrostatic Disinfection of each shuttle
  • Operators and Passengers will all be required to wear masks
  • Hand sanitizer available on all vehicles

Please take a look at the most recent schedule listed below.

Included in the individual route schedules you can find other local transit options to assist with your transportation needs outside of those hours provided by NOVA's Shuttle Schedule. There are also additional resources located at the bottom of the page.

NOVA Shuttle Schedule for Route A

In service Monday through Thursday until 6:00 p.m. Pitney Bowes is no longer a stop.

Dunn Loring Metro Annandale Campus (Lake Drive)
Morning Service
7:40 8:00
8:30 8:50
9:20 9:40
10:00 10:20
10:40 11:00
11:20 11:40
Afternoon Service
12:00 12:20
12:40 1:00
1:30 2:00
2:30 3:00
3:20 3:40
4:00 4:30
4:50 5:20
5:40 6:00/END

NOVA Shuttle Schedule for Route B

In service Monday through Thursday until 7:00 p.m.

Ballston Metro Schlesinger Hall Bisdorf Building

Schlesinger Hall

(Drop off by request only)

Morning Service
7:30 7:45 8:00 Request
8:30 8:45 9:00 Request
9:30 9:45 10:00 Request
10:30 10:45 11:00 Request
11:30 11:45 Noon Request
12:30/End - - -
Afternoon Service
3:10 3:25 3:40 Request
4:10 4:25 4:40 Request
5:10 5:25 5:40 Request
6:10 6:25 6:40 Request
7:00/End

NOVA Shuttle Schedule for Route C

*** No longer in operation as of Summer 2019

  • The DASH Bus in Alexandria offers weekday service between the Alexandria Campus and the King Street – Old Town Metro on the AT6 Route and between the Alexandria Campus and the Potomac Yard Shopping Center on the AT9 Route.
  • DASH Service Info: DASH AT6 Westbound, DASH AT6 Eastbound, DASH AT9 Westbound, DASH AT9 Eastbound
  • The Metrobus offers weekday and limited weekend service between the Alexandria Campus and the Ballston and Van Dorn Street Metro stations on the 25B (Landmark-Ballston Line) Route.
  • Metrobus Service Info: Metrobus 25B

NOVA Shuttle Schedule for Route D

In service Monday through Thursday until 6:00 p.m.

Annandale Campus Alexandria Campus
Morning Service
9:00 9:30
10:00 10:30
11:00 11:30
Noon 12:30
1:00/End -
Afternoon Service
2:00 2:30
3:00 3:30
4:00 4:30
5:00 5:30
6:00/End -

NOVA Shuttle Schedule for Route F

In service Monday through Thursday until 8:00 p.m.

Wiehle Loudoun
Campus
Morning Service
8:00 8:30
9:00 9:30
10:00 10:30
11:00 11:30
Noon 12:30/End
Afternoon Service
- 1:00
1:30 2:00
2:30 3:00
3:30 4:00
4:30 5:00
5:30 6:00
6:30 7:00
7:30 8:00/End

Stop / Pick-Up Locations:

Additional Transit Information

Alexandria Campus

  • The DASH Bus in Alexandria offers weekday service between the Alexandria Campus and the King Street – Old Town Metro on the AT6 Route and between the Alexandria Campus and the Potomac Yard Shopping Center on the AT9 Route.
  • DASH Bus Fare: $2.00 cash fare.  A mobile app is also available for payment.  Click here for more information.
  • DASH Service Info: DASH AT6 WestboundDASH AT6 EastboundDASH AT9 WestboundDASH AT9 Eastbound
  • The DASH AT6 routes are currently operating on a limited schedule due to low ridership levels during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Service currently operates every 30 minutes during AM and PM peak periods on weekdays only.  This AT6 schedule is in effect until further notice.  The DASH AT9 routes are still in regular service.
  • The Metrobus offers weekday and limited weekend service between the Alexandria Campus and the Ballston and Van Dorn Street Metro stations on the 25B (Landmark-Ballston Line) Route.
  • Metrobus Fare: $2.00 cash fare or SmarTrip card; exact change is required as bus drivers do not carry change.  Mobile payment is also available.  Please click here for more information on WMATA fares.
  • The Metrobus 25B route is operating on a slightly-limited basis due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Northbound stops toward the Ballston-MU Metro Station are slightly staggered but Southbound stops toward the Van Dorn Metro Stations are still widely available.  Please use the service info link for the 25B route below for the most up-to-date schedule.
  • Metrobus Service Info: Metrobus 25B

Annandale Campus

  • The Metrobus offers weekday and limited weekend service between the Annandale Campus and the Vienna and King St. Old Town Metro Stations on the 29K and 29N (Alexandria-Fairfax line) routes. 
  • The Metrobus 29C (Annandale line) and the Metrobus 29W (Braeburn Drive-Pentagon Express line) routes are currently not in operation until further notice due to COVID-19.  The Annandale campus is a stop on these routes and both routes will be unavailable.
  • Metrobus Fare: $2.00 cash fare or SmarTrip card; exact change is required as bus drivers do not carry change.  Mobile payment is also available.  Please click here for more information on WMATA fares.
  • The Metrobus 29K and 29N routes are operating on a slightly-limited basis due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Eastbound stops toward the King St-Old Town Metro Station are slightly staggered but Westbound stops toward the Vienna-Fairfax/GMU Station are still widely available.  Stops directly at the Annandale campus are unaffected.  Please use the service info link for the 29K and 29N routes below for the most up-to-date schedule.
  • Metrobus Service Info: Metrobus 29K,N

Loudoun Campus

  • Loudoun County Transit offers local bus service from Monday through Saturday between the Loudoun campus and the INOVA Loudoun Hospital on the Route 70 (Leesburg-Sterling) bus.  The bus drops off and picks up on Potomac View Rd directly across the street from the campus.
  • Bus Fare:  The fares are free until further notice.  Loudoun County Transit has suspended fares on all routes until further notice in order to reduce interactions between passengers and drivers, as well as to eliminate the need for transit staff and drivers to handle cash.  The fare is $1 one-way (cash only) when in normal operations.  Please visit their website for the most up-to-date information.
  • The route schedule for the Route 70 bus is unaffected by COVID-19 and is operating on the normal schedule.
  • Loudoun County Transit Service Info: Route 70

Manassas Campus

  • PRTC’s OmniRide Bus offers weekday service between the Manassas Campus and Oaks of Wellington on the Manassas AM and PM routes. 
  • Transit from Woodbridge to Manassas is provided on OmniRide’s East-West Express, which runs between the PRTC Transit Center in Woodbridge and the Manassas Mall (the Manassas AM and PM routes can be accessed at the Manassas Mall stop).
  • OmniRide Fare: $1.55 one way (cash or SmarTrip card) for Local Destinations within the Prince William area.  Please visit OmniRide’s website for more information on fares.
  • Both of the OmniRide routes mentioned above are operating as normal and route schedules are not interrupted by COVID-19.  Please use the links below for the most up-to-date schedules.
  • Route Info: OmniRide Manassas to NVCC
    ·        Route Info: OmniRide East-West Express

MEC Campus

  • The Fairfax Connector offers weekday service between the Medical Campus and Franconia-Springfield Metro.
  • Bus Fare: $2.00 one-way cash or SmarTrip card; exact fare is required if paying by cash, no pennies accepted.
  • All Fairfax Connector bus routes are in normal operation and route schedules are uninterrupted by COVID-19.  Please visit their website for the most up-to-date information.
  • Route info:  Newington Circulator - Fairfax Connector

Woodbridge Campus

  • PRTC’s OmniRide Bus offers weekday and limited weekend service between the PRTC Transit Center and Quantico Terrace/Fuller Heights on the Dumfries AM and PM routes; the Woodbridge Campus is a stop on these routes.
  • OmniRide Fare: $1.55 one way (cash or SmarTrip card) for Local Destinations within the Prince William area.  Please visit OmniRide’s website for more information on fares.
  • This OmniRide route is operating as normal and the route schedule is not interrupted by COVID-19.  Please use the links below for the most up-to-date schedules.
  • Route Info: OmniRide Dumfries
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