Route 5

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.

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 Popular Destinations

  • 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

Interactive Map

Text Stop ID # to 909-963-0076 for real-time bus arrivals on your phone
Big Bear Zone
Mountain Transit at Fox Farm Road
8:30 am 1:20 pm
Big Bear Blvd. / Knickerbocker
8:32 am 1:22 pm
Cinega / Big Bear Blvd. (Boulder Bay)
8:35 am 1:25 pm
Snow Valley Zone
Snow Valley Mountain Resort
8:45 am 1:35 pm
Running Springs / Arrowbear Zone
Palo Alto Way & Commercial Way
9:00 am 1:50 pm
San Bernardino Zone
Highland & Boulder (Walmart)*
9:30 am 2:20 pm
Santa Fe Metrolink Depot*
9:45 am 2:35 pm
4th & Arrowhead (SBD Court)*
9:55 am 2:45 pm
Transit Center – Rialto Ave & F St* 10:00 am 2:50 pm
Revised 20 July 2022
* Downhill San Bernardino stops are drop-off only
*Uphill Stops are pick up only



  •  Route 5 Off the Mountain Service Delays

      Effective Date: : 04/22/2023 - 06/30/2023

    Due to road construction on Hwy 330, Route 5 Off The Mountain service will experience delays. The road construction is expected to last through June 2023.

    Mountain Transit will monitor the delays and make changes as necessary to continue timely service.

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