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Effective 3/15/21, Route 5 Service has been reinstated to Mondays and Fridays completing two round trips.
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
Big Bear Zone
Mountain Transit Transfer Point at Fox Farm Road
8:30am 1:20pm
Fawnskin Fire Station
Request Only Request Only
Snow Valley Zone
Snow Valley Mountain Resort
8:45am 1:35pm
Running Springs / Arrowbear Zone
Palo Alto Way & Commercial Way
9:00am 1:50pm
San Bernardino Zone
Highland & Boulder (Walmart) *
9:30am 2:20pm
Metrolink Station*
9:45am 2:35pm
Greyhound Station*
9:50am 2:40pm
4th & Arrowhead (SBD Court)*
9:55am 2:45pm
Transit Center – Rialto Ave & F St *
10:00am 2:50pm
* Downhill San Bernardino stops are drop-off only
*Uphill Stops are pick up only


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