Thanksgiving Day – Modified Trolley and Bus Schedule

San Diego – San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) bus and Trolley services will operate primarily on a Sunday schedule on Thursday, Nov. 23, and service will return to a regular weekday schedule on Friday, Nov. 24.

Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23:

  • All Trolley lines and bus routes will operate on a Sunday schedule.
  • No service will be provided on Rapid Express Routes 280 or 290, Sorrento Valley COASTER Connection, and most Express bus routes.
  • MTS Access subscription passengers who still want service must call ahead of time to arrange their transportation.
  • Holiday travelers can benefit from direct connections to the airport through Route 992 adjacent to Santa Fe Depot or the San Diego Airport Flyer from the Old Town Transit Center.

Friday, Nov. 24: All Trolley lines and MTS urban and local bus routes will operate normal weekday schedules.

Support Services:

  • MTS Information and Trip Planning- Closed on Thanksgiving Day. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, this office has modified hours of 5:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • PRONTO Support Center- Closed on Thanksgiving Day. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, this office is open with modified hours of 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • The Transit Store and Customer Service offices will all close at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 22 and remain closed on Thanksgiving Day.

All services will re-open for normal hours on Friday, Nov. 24

About MTS

The Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) operates 97 bus routes and three Trolley lines in 10 cities and unincorporated areas of San Diego. MTS is a leader in advancing initiatives to create a greener, cleaner and better-connected transit system in San Diego. Each weekday more than 250,000 passenger trips are taken throughout the MTS system taking people to work, school, health appointments and other essential trips. In FY 2023, MTS served more than 68 million riders. For service schedule updates, news, alerts and more information on how you can use public transportation, go to


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