Route 4 between Running Springs and Lake Arrowhead HAS NEW STOPS in Arrowbear and Lake Arrowhead! See new schedule!
COVID-19 emergency service plan is still in effect. Mountain Transit continues to provide essential transit service. Face coverings are required to ride, and contactless mobile fare payment is strongly recommended. If you’re unable to practice social distancing, we advise waiting for the next bus. Thank you for your understanding.
Effective 12/14/2020, Route 5 service has temporarily been reduced to Fridays only until further notice.
Route 5

Big Bear OTM Route 5

Off the Mountain Big Bear Valley - Running Springs - San Bernardino
Monday and Friday

 Route Information

Route 5 Off the Mountain (OTM) is one of two routes that connect our mountain communities to the Inland Empire. Route 5 OTM connects Big Bear to Running Springs and San Bernardino. If you are looking to go up the mountain or down the mountain see map and route details below.

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 Popular Destinations

  • Destination: Near Downtown Big Bear
  • Activity: Snow Valley Mountain Resort
  • Restaurant: Blondie's Grille and Bar in Arrowbear Lake
  • Destination: Downtown Running Springs
  • Town: Fawnskin
  • Town: Arrowbear Lake
  • Restaurant: Neo's Pizza House in Running Springs
  • Shopping: Walmart in Highland
  • Connections: Omnitrans, Metrolink, Greyhound

Interactive Map

Text Stop ID # to (909) 963-0076 for real-time bus arrivals on your phone
Stop Run #1 Run #2
Big Bear Zone
Mountain Transit Transfer Point at Fox Farm Road
501
6:30am 4:30pm
Fawnskin Fire Station
292
By Request
Snow Valley Zone
Snow Valley Mountain Resort
203
By Request
Running Springs / Arrowbear Zone
Palo Alto Way & Commercial Way
211
7:00am 5:00pm
San Bernardino Zone
Highland & Boulder (Walmart) *
205
7:30am 5:30pm
Metrolink Station*
297
7:45am 5:45pm
Greyhound Station*
332
7:50am 5:50pm
4th & Arrowhead (SBD Court)*
273
7:55am 5:55pm
Transit Center – Rialto Ave & F St *
329
8:00am 6:00pm
The 8:05pm OTM bus will drop passengers beyond Mountain Transit
** Transfer Point upon request. Appropriate Dial a Ride Fare applies.
* Uphill San Bernardino stops are pick-up only.
* Downhill San Bernardino stops are drop-off only

Fares

To / From Big Bear/Fawnskin Snow Valley Running Springs/Arrowbear San Bernardino
Big Bear/Fawnskin $2.50 $5.00 $7.50 $10.00
Snow Valley $5.00 $2.50 $5.00 $7.50
Running Springs/Arrowbear $7.50 $5.00 $2.50 $5.00
San Bernardino $10.00 $7.50 $5.00

 Alerts

  • Route 5 Service Update

    Effective Date : 12/12/2020

    Route 5 service has temporarily been reduced to Fridays only until further notice.