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DCTA (Denton County Transportation Authority)

When it comes to public transportation to and from TWU, DCTA is the place to start!  For an overview of how to use the DCTA public transportation system, please see our DCTA powerpoint.

DCTA offers the following options for traveling to and around Denton:
(Sign up for DCTA e-mail Rider Alerts to receive schedule modification notices.)  

  • Connect Bus

The DCTA Connect is the Denton City Bus that operates Monday through Saturday (no buses on Sunday), making 186 stops throughout the city. 

To get to campus from the downtown Denton A-train station, ride DCTA Connect bus routes 4, 5, or 6

To plan a route ahead of time or ask general questions, email

  • A-train

Need to catch a ride after your night class? Route 4 - 8:37PM will get passengers to the DDTC to catch the 9:20PM southbound train which goes all the way to Trinity Mills for a DART transfer!!!!

The A-train will travel between Dallas and Denton.  Here is a map of the train stations and an updated schedule
See more about fares and other important information on our A-train page!

Check out the new university pass!

The following are currently available in SU 209:

DCTA Local Passes 

  • For use on bus and train in Denton County only
  • Monthly (only for the calendar month)  -  $90
  • 10-Day Bundle  -  $40

How much does it cost to use DCTA?

Visit for fare information.

DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit)

Map (Green, Red, & Blue Lines) & Schedule, and Fares.

Public Transportation Routes:

Other Transportation

page last updated 4/17/2014 2:28 PM