Transportation Resources


  • CSUMB affiliates (students, staff, or faculty) may board any Monterey-Salinas Transit Bus in the network for free by swiping their Otter IDs. This is enabled only during the Fall and Spring Semesters.

Monterey-Salinas Transit

Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) is Monterey County's regional public transit provider. Regular service extends throughout Monterey County. is the best resource for up-to-date route maps, schedules, and trip planning information. 

Your Otter ID Card is your fare

Bring your Otter ID card to swipe as your board the bus during the Fall and Spring Semesters. 

CSUMB Student riding MST bus

Routes serving campus

MST serves the CSUMB campus on the following bus lines. The main transit hub where all MST buses serve CSUMB and where transfers may occur is the 4th Avenue / CSUMB Alumni & Visitor's Center stop.

Popular destinations are listed below with directions to get there via public transit:

Find other routes:

Use the 'Transit' App

Save time waiting at the bus stop. Use the RealTime 'Transit' App, text or call to get live information on the next approaching MST bus.

Transit app home screen beside the app logo

MST Paratransit Service

MST RIDES provides fully accessible door-to-door transit. Riders must qualify and schedule each ride ahead of time. Learn more about MST's ADA Paratransit service.

MST Rides Bus driving along the beach.