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Getting Around - Transportation in Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes offers free and convenient, full service public transportation (Mammoth Transit System) that makes it easy to get around the town or to the mountain.

Winter Transit System

Mammoth Lakes Winter Transit Map

The Purple Line

The Purple Line bus operates 7-days a week from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with stops every 30 minutes. This route runs from Vons to The Village with stops by Mammoth Hospital, Mammoth Lakes Library, Mammoth Mountain RV Park and the California Welcome Center.

The Gray Line

The Gray Line bus operates 7-days a week from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with stops every 30 minutes. This route originates at Vons and serves the Mammoth College campus, Mammoth Hospital Mammoth Lakes Library, and terminates in Old Mammoth at Red Fir Road.

Night Trolley

The distinctive red and green Town Trolley (dark red line) operates 7-nights a week from 5:40 p.m to 2:00 a.m. with stops every 20 minutes. Service from Canyon Lodge to the Village then along Main Street and Old Mammoth Rd with the route terminating at Snowcreek Athletic Club.

Evening Hospitality Shuttle - Pink Line

Guests staying in Mammoth wishing to shop and dine in the evening can now ride the complimentary evening Hospitality Shuttle, designated as the pink line. The evening Hospitality Shuttle operates 7-nights a week from 6:00 p.m. to midnight departing The Village at Red Line Stop #18 to the Mammoth Mountain Inn on the hour. The Hospitality Shuttle departs Mammoth Mountain Inn 15 minutes past the hour, The Village Lodge & Village/Canyon Blvd., at the bottom of the hour, Juniper Springs Resort 40 minutes past the hour, and Vons (Old Mammoth Rd & Meridian Blvd), Stop #9 at 50 minutes past the hour.


Leashed and muzzled dogs are allowed on the Night Trolley, Purple line, Gray line, Dial-a-Ride and CREST Services. Dogs are not allowed on Mammoth Area Shuttles (Red line, Blue line, Yellow line, Green line, Orange line and Evening Hospitality Shuttle).

All routes, times and days of operation are subject to change.

Commencement and termination of winter transit service is dependent on Mammoth Mountain's winter operations.

Summer Transit System

Mammoth Lakes Summer Transit Map

The Mammoth Lakes Transit summer system operates from June 1 through November 19, 2011 and offers a convenient, fun and friendly alternative to getting around Mammoth. Passengers ride for free on all fixed routes in Town. All buses are free (excluding the Dial-a-Ride). We hope you enjoy the ride!

Dogs are a fun part of Mammoth's mountain environment and are permitted on the Mammoth Lakes Transit System (MAS Bike Park Shuttle excluded). For the safety and peace of mind of all passengers, dogs must be leashed and muzzled, or carried in a cage.

The Town Trolley is a fun and convenient way to get across town with stops at Snowcreek Athletic Club, Minaret Village Shopping Center, The Village, and Canyon Lodge. The Trolley runs every 20 minutes from June 18 - Sept 6. Every 30 minutes in the off season until November 18, 2011.

The Lakes Basin Trolley leaves the Village for the Mammoth Lakes Basin every 30 minutes, stopping at all lakes in the basin and also provides access to area hiking trails. This trolley also tows a 12-bike trailer for access to scenic cycling.

LIFT SERVICE. The LIFT buses provide service throughout the town with stops at Trails End Skate Park, Vons, California Welcome Center Mammoth Lakes, The Village and Old Mammoth. Both buses complete their loops every 30 minutes.

Local Taxi's

Mammoth Cab: 760-924-2227

Mammoth Shuttle: 760-934-6588 (Out of area only)

Mammoth Taxi: 760-924-8294 or 760-934-8294

Airport / Backpacker / Hiker shuttles: 760-937-8294 (Reservations required) My Mammoth Shuttle: 760-709-6459 Airport and for hire service

Car Rentals:

Enterprise Car Rental - 760-924-1094

Hertz Car Rental - 760-934-2271

Mammoth Car Rental - 760-934-8111