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WATA

On campus and around town.

Williamsburg Area Transit Authority

Parking & Transportation has an ongoing contract with Williamsburg Area Transit Authority to provide transit service for William & Mary students, faculty and staff.  Ride any of the routes by just showing your William & Mary ID to the driver as you board.  WATA operates a total of twelve routes in the area as well as a paratransit service.  

WATA System Map (PDF)

On Campus
on campus transit options
Route 8 - Green Line

The Green line provides a bus dedicated to daily transportation throughout campus seven days a week. The Green Line also provides a connection to Routes 2 (Blue), 5 (Red), 6 (Jamestown) and 14 (Trolley) in the greater Williamsburg area through buses on a circuit loop, every 30 minutes.  

Green Line Map

Green LIne Schedule

Off Campus

These routes are accessible from stops on or adjacent to campus and provide access to important services and attractions around the area.  

off campus transit options
Route 14 - Williamsburg Trolley - Temporarily Suspended

The Williamsburg Trolley is an easy-to-use system that provides service to the three outlying shopping areas from campus.  The Trolley was designed to provide a continuous loop through Williamsburg's favorite communities of Merchant's Square, High Street and New Town, including stops near the Williamsburg Shopping Center and the university.  Convenient connection points make it easy to transfer to other WATA routes or Colonial Williamsburg buses. 

Trolley Schedule

Route 2 - Blue Line

This route provides service along Richmond Rd. from the Williamsburg Transportation Center to the northern WATA transfer hub.  There are several restaurants and attractions along the route and the northern transfer hub is located in a large shopping center next to a Wal-Mart.  

Blue line Schedule

Points of Interest and Where to Board

Points of Interest

Where to Board

Monticello Shopping Center
Premium Outlets
Wal-Mart

Wawa
One Tribe Place
Richmond Hall

Route 5 - Red Line

The Red Line provides service along Richmond Rd. and Monticello Ave. from the Williamsburg Transportation Center to Monticello Marketplace.  The route has stops by several shopping centers as well as some residential areas. 

Red line Schedule

Points of Interest and Where to Board
Points of Interest Where to Board
Monticello Shopping Center
Monticello Marketplace
Steeplechase Apartments
Midland Apartments
Midtown Row 
High Street
New Town

Wawa
One Tribe Place
Richmond Hall

Route 6 - Jamestown

The Jamestown route provides service along Jamestown Rd. and John Tyler Hwy. from the Williamsburg Transportation Center to the Jamestown Settlement.  

Jamestown Schedule

Points of Interest and Where to Board
Points of Interest Where to Board
DMV
Colony Square Shopping Center
Jamestown Settlement
Lemon Hall