Our Drive. Your Destination. Ride The Afton Express!

There Are Many Advantages Of Riding Afton Express.

Afton Express drivers transport riders safely over Afton Mountain. With free Wi-Fi, comfortable seating, and affordable pricing, commuters can do something other than driving when they ride Afton Express. Take advantage of the extra time to read, relax, or even watch movies with headphones as you travel to your final destination.

Connect With BRITE & CAT.

Afton Express connects with BRITE, on the west side of Afton Mountain, and in Charlottesville with CAT to create an extensive network of transit routes and options in Virginia. Whether you live in Augusta County, Staunton or Waynesboro, we have a route to get you where you need to go. Check out BRITE’s and CAT’s routes ahead of time and enjoy a seamless transition between stops.

Drivers Provide Safe & Reliable Transportation.

Drivers who operate the Afton Express buses are trained and experienced. Riders can expect safe transportation to their destination and a friendly and welcoming environment throughout the ride. We encourage our patrons to ask questions and invite them to review our safety and rider tips.

Afton Express bus driving on road

Charlottesville – Fifth Street Station Route and Stops

Park & Ride Locations – West Side Of Afton Mountain

  • Staunton Mall
  • Fishersville Park & Ride Lot – 51 Ivy Ridge Lane
  • Waynesboro Park & Ride Lot
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Bavaro Hall

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UVA Health System

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Charlottesville Amtrak Station

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Downtown Charlottesville

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5th Street – Merchant Walk Ave

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5th Street – Wegmans

Map Key
The map above is represented by the city of Charlottesville.

  • Bus stops

Afton Express (AM route)
Afton Express (PM route)

Afton Express AM Service
Fishersville Park and Ride – 51 Ivy Ridge Lane5:006:007:107:50
Staunton Mall5:157:25
Waynesboro Park and Ride – Town Center5:356:107:458:00
University of Virginia – Bavaro Hall6:076:428:178:32
University of Virginia – Moore Health Sciences Library6:116:468:218:36
Charlottesville – West Main at 7th St. NW (Amtrak)6:156:508:258:40
Downtown Charlottesville Transit Center6:236:588:338:48
5th Street Station6:337:088:438:58
Wegmans6:357:108:459:00
*Waynesboro Walmart – Exit 94 (by request only)7:359:109:25

*Request stop from driver when boarding in Charlottesville

Afton Express PM Service
*Waynesboro Walmart – Exit 94 (by request only)3:204:255:20
Wegmans2:483:484:535:48
5th Street Station2:503:504:555:50
Downtown Charlottesville Transit Center3:004:005:056:00
Charlottesville – West Main at 8th St. NW (Amtrak)3:054:055:106:05
University of Virginia – Hospital West Complex3:104:105:156:10
University of Virginia – Central Grounds Garage3:154:155:206:15
Waynesboro Park and Ride – Town Center3:484:485:536:48
Fishersville Park and Ride – 51 Ivy Ridge Lane3:584:586:036:58
Staunton Mall4:105:106:157:10

*Phone 540-943-9302 at least one hour in advance of scheduled time to make request for pickup

Afton Express AM Service

5:00 | 6:00 | 7:10 | 7:50

5:15 | — | 7:25 | —

5:35 | 6:10 | 7:45 | 8:00

6:07 | 6:42 | 8:17 | 8:32

6:11 | 6:46 | 8:21 | 8:36

6:15 | 6:50 | 8:25 | 8:40

6:23 | 6:58 | 8:33 | 8:48

6:33 | 7:08 | 8:43 | 8:58

6:35 | 7:10 | 8:45 | 9:00

— | 7:35 | 9:10 | 9:25

*Request stop from driver when boarding in Charlottesville

Afton Express PM Service

— | 3:20 | 4:25 | 5:20

*Phone 540-943-9302 at least one hour in advance of scheduled time to make request for pickup

2:48 | 3:48 | 4:53 | 5:48

2:50 | 3:50 | 4:55 | 5:50

3:00 | 4:00 | 5:05 | 6:00

3:05 | 4:05 | 5:10 | 6:05

3:10 | 4:10 | 5:15 | 6:10

3:15 | 4:15 | 5:20 | 6:15

3:48 | 4:48 | 5:53 | 6:48

3:58 | 4:58 | 6:03 | 6:58

4:10 | 5:10 | 6:15 | 7:10

We Welcome All Riders.

The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC) manages Afton Express, and is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of transit services on the basis of race, color, or national origin, as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, or any other characteristics protected by law. Further, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, no entity shall discriminate against an individual with physical or mental disability in connection with the provision of transportation service. For additional information on or to access forms to express concerns or complaints regarding Title VI and ADA visit the following web pages: Title VI & ADA.

Have Questions? Reach Out To Our Team!

We invite you to contact our team with questions regarding the Afton Express service.

BRITE & Afton Express buses