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Big Bear OTM Route 5

Off the Mountain Big Bear Valley – Running Springs – San Bernardino
Monday, Wednesday, 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.

Popular Destination

  • Destination: Near Downtown Big Bear
  • Activity: Snow Valley Mountain Resort
  • Restaurant: 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

Alerts

  •  Hwy 330 Road Closure Caltrans Project: Updated 6/9/2024

      Effective Date: : 05/19/2024 - 06/30/2024

    Updated: Beginning Monday May 20, 2024 through June 19, 2024 * 7:00AM – 5:00PM

    Due to Caltrans State Route 330 Pavement Rehab on Hwy 330 from Highland to Hwy 18 @ Running Springs will be a full road closure. Mountain Transit Big Bear Route 5 Off The Mountain will re-route to Highland & San Bernardino via Hwy18/Mt Waterman. Expect delays.

    Check our website and Facebook for updates to service. Use the new Mountain Transit app to see your bus approaching the bus stops in real time.

Interactive Map

Fare Rates

To / From Big Bear Snow Valley Running Springs/Arrowbear San Bernardino
Big Bear $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

Route Schedule

Big Bear Zone
Mountain Transit at Fox Farm Road (501)
8:30 am 1:20 pm
Big Bear Blvd. / Knickerbocker (268)
8:32 am 1:22 pm
Cinega / Big Bear Blvd. (Boulder Bay) (330)
8:35 am 1:25 pm
Snow Valley Zone
Snow Valley Mountain Resort (203)
8:45 am 1:35 pm
Running Springs / Arrowbear Zone
Palo Alto Way & Commercial Way (211)
9:00 am 1:50 pm
San Bernardino Zone
Highland & Boulder (Walmart)* (205)
9:30 am 2:20 pm
Santa Fe Metrolink Depot* (297)
9:45 am 2:35 pm
4th & Arrowhead (SBD Court)* (273)
9:49 am 2:39 pm
Transit Center – Rialto Ave & F St* (329) 9:53 am 2:43 pm
Revised 20 July 2022
* Downhill San Bernardino stops are drop-off only
*Uphill Stops are pick up only