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Black Lives Matter

Racial injustice, in any form and in every place, must be addressed and stopped. We agree these problems must be solved. 

To read Centro's position statement click here.


Centro to Resume Intercity Bus Service to Oswego & Cayuga Counties

Effective Monday, August 10, 2020, Centro will resume its intercity bus service connecting Oswego County and Cayuga County to Syracuse - Onondaga County. The resumption of service will include changes that allow Centro to operate more efficiently. For complete details CLICK HERE.

View new bus schedules and maps now for Cayuga County & Oswego County.


J-Lot Shuttle to Resume

Effective Monday, July 13, 2020 the J-Lot Shuttle will resume its regular service schedule.


Centro Returning to Regular Weekday Service Schedule on Monday, June 15

Effective Monday, June 15, 2020 Centro will re-instate regular weekday service to nearly all of its bus routes. Buses will operate on a regular weekday service schedule with the exception of currently suspended routes.

In addition, customers in all counties served by Centro (except Oneida) will be required to pay fares. For complete details CLICK HERE.


Following its recent announcement to discontinue free fares in all service locations effective Monday, June 15, Centro has made the decision to continue to offer free fares in Oneida County ONLY until further notice. The decision was necessary due to an equipment issue with Centro’s Oneida bus fleet. In addition, the Utica Transit Hub will remain closed until further notice.

NOTE: Centro’s Transit Hubs in Syracuse and Utica have reopened with restricted access, ONLY allowing customers to access Ticket Vending Machines. Waiting areas and restrooms remain closed.


On Monday, August 3, 2020 MOST Centro buses are operating on a REGULAR WEEKDAY SERVICE SCHEDULE, except for discontinued routes.

NOTE: Some bus lines have been discontinued until further notice. To view current and discontinued service, click on the links below:

Cayuga County
Onondaga County
Oswego County
Oneida County - No changes


Effective 8pm Friday, April 17, 2020, an Executive Order signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo mandates that any individual aged 2 or older who can medically tolerate wearing a face covering shall be required to cover their nose and mouth with a mask or close face-covering when in public and unable to maintain, or when not maintaining social distance.

We strongly encourage all passengers to comply with this Executive Order while riding on our buses. 


Centro to Relocate Bus Stop Serving ShoppingTown Mall

Effective May 4, 2020, Centro buses will no longer pull onto ShoppingTown Mall property. The change is being made at the request of the management of ShoppingTown Mall. Centro will continue to serve ShoppingTown Mall by allowing passengers to board and exit at existing bus stops on Kinne Road. Click here for more information.


Contact Tracing

The New York State Contact Tracing Program is a nation-leading initiative to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and make it safer to begin to return to normal again.

If you get a call from “NYS Contact Tracing” (518-387-9993), PLEASE answer the phone. Answering the phone will keep your loved ones and community safe.

Contract Tracing - Answer the Phone (English) (Spanish)

To learn more go to https://on.ny.gov/2M2NaPU


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Get Next Bus Arrival Times Using Your Stop ID

Did you know that you can get next bus arrival times for the next 45 minutes using your Bus Stop ID number? To learn how to find your Stop ID and get real-time information about the next bus serving your stop CLICK HERE.


We're Hiring!

If you’re tired of hopping from job to job and want to build a career, consider the possibilities with Centro! Ideal candidates are self-motivated, energetic, and passionate about working in the public transportation field. In addition, leadership qualities and exceptional interpersonal and communication skills are required.

Centro offers great pay and benefits and the chance to work in a professional environment. CLICK HERE to apply.