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Spans of service below show when first bus departs terminal of origin through last bus departs terminal of origin. First and last buses reach mid-route stops later than these times-see schedule or use trip planner for specific times when service works for you.
(Precise hours of service may vary depending on where along the route you are.)
WB #81 and #N81 bus stops at Lawrence/Sacramento and Lawrence/Albany will be temporarily discontinued. For WB #81 and #N81 svc, board at Kedzie or California.
The WB #81 and #N81 bus stop on the north side of the street at Lawrence/Campbell will be temporarily discontinued. For WB #81 buses, use Rockwell or Western.
Eastbound and westbound 81 Lawrence bus stops at the closed Lawrence Red Line station are temporarily discontinued.
81 Lawrence: Westbound stop temporarily added on northwest corner at Wilson/Clark. Eastbound stop temporarily added on southwest corner at Wilson/Clark.
81 Lawrence buses operates in both directions via Lawrence, Ashland, Wilson, Broadway and Lawrence.
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Note that Sunday schedules apply on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas (and/or on their dates of observance).
We routinely adjust schedules to help make service operate more efficiently and to account for seasonal ridership patterns.
Several train routes will have their schedules updated effective October 8.
View the updated route timetables