The On-base shuttle at NAS North Island provides service between the front gate, carrier piers, air terminals, hangars, Fleet Readiness Center and Navy Exchange.
The shuttle operates on a continuous loop Monday-Friday from 0530-0700 and 1430-1600.
All Personnel on NASNI:
All on-base military, DoD/NAF civilian and contractor personnel are invited to use the base shuttle service.
Avoid traffic to the front gate:
Avoid outbound traffic on McCain and take advantage of a traffic-free direct route to the Visitor Control Center in the afternoon. The special shuttle route accesses a bus only entry to the VCC and MTS Bus Stop.
Get paid to take the bus:
You can commute using public transportation for little or no out of pocket expense! The Navy's Transportation Incentive Program (TIP) is a federally funded transportation benefit program. All DoD Active Duty military and civilian personnel are eligible for a monthly financial incentive to use the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) bus and trolley. North County Transit District COASTER, SPRINTER, and BREEZE bus and vanpool.
Departs just inside the Main Gate each weekday morning at
5:20, 5:40, 6:15, and 6:45 a.m.
Bus provided at pickup locations near your workplace starting at 2:30 p.m. Please see the table
for approximate afternoon arrival times.
Location Afternoon Arrival
Bldg. 94 2:30
Flag Circle 2:35
Air Passenger Terminal (Bldg. 700) 2:38, 3:02, 3:35
Bldg. 1474 2:43, 3:10, 3:40
Bldg. 1456 2:44, 3:11, 3:41
Grace Hopper (Bldg. 1482) 2:45, 3:12, 3:42
Bldg. 378 2:47, 3:14, 3:44
Hanger 370 2:48, 3:15, 3:45
Double Dome Hangers (Bldg. 340) 2:49, 3:16, 3:46
PSNS (Bldg. 72) 2:51, 3:18, 3:48
Pier K 2:53, 3:20, 3:50
Pier L (Starbucks) 2:53, 3:17, 3:45
Base Theatre 3:01, 3:31, 4:01
Main Gate (near MTS bus stop) 2:57, 3:25, 3:55