Bethesda Circulator

Take the best way around downtown Bethesda on the FREE BEthesda Circulator. The Circulator operates Monday - Saturday during the following hours:

Monday – Friday 7am - 11pm
Saturday 10am - 11pm

Bethesda Circulator

Park your car at one of Bethesda's public garages, marked with a blue "P", then walk to the nearby Circulator stop.  If you take Metro, you'll find the Bethesda Circulator in the Bethesda Metro Station.

There is now a NEW App to see the buses on the route! Scan the QR Code below to download the App through RidePingo. You can also go to your smartphone's App store with the links below to download the App through RidePingo (orange icon with arrow pointing to the right).
1. Open, then Select "Get started"
2. Enter your name, email and cell number to receive verification code
3. Select "Track Bethesda Circulator" and the route with real time buses will show up! Hop on and off the Bethesda Circulator on your way to and from shops, theatres, restaurants, parking garages and metro. All of your favorite downtown Bethesda destinations are on or close to our route!


Route | Schedule

*The Circulator does not run on Thanksgiving or Christmas Day.*

Questions or comments? Please contact us at 301-215-6661 or by email at