Campus Buses

The Harrisonburg Department of Public Transportation (HDPT) and JMU work together to ensure students have safe and reliable method of transportation for getting to/from campus, around campus, and to the City of Harrisonburg. All JMU students and employees ride for free on HDPT transit buses.  When boarding buses on campus or at the off-campus apartments it is not necessary to display your JACard; however, when boarding buses in the City the driver may request that you present your JACard in lieu of paying a fare. All buses are wheelchair accessible and equipped with bicycle racks that can hold up to two bikes at a time. 

JMU Bus (Official) is now the FREE official app for JMU and campus bus routes. It is powered by HDPT's real-time bus arrival system and allows users to know where their bus is instantly, plan their trips, and set bus arrival alerts. Download the app at the Apple Store or on Google Play now. 

Paratransit Services

The City of Harrisonburg operates specialized public transportation for persons with disabilities. Harrisonburg Department of Public Transit offers free wheelchair accessible vehicle services within city-limits. Eligibly for paratransit services is strictly limited to persons with disabilities and reservations should be made 24 hours in advance. Paratransit services can be requested by calling 540-432-0492.

Blue Ridge Community College Shuttle

Students ride free on the BRCC Shuttle! BRITE's BRCC Shuttle operates the North BRCC Shuttle between the Godwin Transit Center on campus and Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC) where connections can be made to the South BRCC Shuttle that runs to Staunton and the Amtrak station. 

Virginia Breeze Intercity Bus Service

The Virginia Breeze provides daily service from Virginia Tech's campus in Blacksburg, Va to Union Station in Washington, D.C with stops in Lexington, Harrisonburg, Front Royal, and Dulles Airport. This intercity bus service offers two daily routes—the northbound Virginia Breeze bus leaves Blacksburg at 8:00 a.m. and arrives at Union Station at 2:30pm. The southbound bus leaves Union Station at 9:20 a.m. and arrives in Blacksburg by 3:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online with prices ranging from $15-$50, depending on the day of the week and time of year. The Virginia Breeze 56-seat passenger buses include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, a restroom, and plenty of baggage and seating room. Visit for more information on routes, tickets, amenities, luggage restrictions and parking. 

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