NTC Commuter Routes & Schedules

The Victor Valley Transit Authority NTC Commuter delivers commuter bus service to Fort Irwin's National Training Center (NTC). The five-day work week service provides service throughout the High Desert, including Hesperia, Victorville, Helendale, Barstow and the United States Army's National Training Center at Fort Irwin. Service is provided on a first-come, first-serve basis.

NEWS

  • NEWS: VVTA Continues On-Base Shuttle Services For NTC Commuter: Read More (PDF)

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FARES

MEGA Pass (more information) $175.00
MEGA Pass: Elderly, Handicapped, and Disabled $87.50
One-Way Fare (Victorville and Barstow) (no discounts available) $12.00
Children 5 and Under Free (up to 3 children per adult fare)

SCHEDULE

  NTC Commuter
  Departure Times from Victorville & Barstow
  Monday through Friday
  Route 101A Route 103A Route 104A Route 102A Route 105A Route 106A Route 107A Route 101A
  WLMT-NTC AM D ST-NTC AM BVPR-NTC AM WLMT-NTC AM L ST-NTC AM WLMT-NTC AM BVPR-NTC AM WLMT-NTC AM
VVTA Park & Ride on Smoke Tree (Hesperia)     4:15       5:15  
Bear Valley Park & Ride (Victorville)     4:45       5:45  
D Street                     (Victorville)   4:45         6:00  
Silver Lakes Market (Helendale)         4:45      
Wal-Mart                     (Barstow) 4:15     5:25   5:50   6:30
L Street Park & Ride      (Barstow)         5:15 6:00    
Williams Street              (Barstow) 4:25       5:25 6:05 6:35  
Cemetary                     (Barstow) 4:35 5:30       6:15   6:45
Mates & South Depot Loop (Fort Irwin) 5:15 6:20 6:10 6:15 6:20 7:05 7:35 7:30
Inner Loop Road Near Burger King (Fort Irwin) 5:18 6:23 6:13 6:18 6:23 7:08 7:38 7:33
Inner Loop Road Past Langford Lake Rd. (Fort Irwin) 5:21 6:26 6:16 6:21 6:26 7:11 7:41 7:36
Inner Loop Road At 4th St. (Fort Irwin) 5:24 6:29 6:19 6:24 6:29 7:14 7:44 7:39
5th Street Past D Avenue          (Fort Irwin) 5:27 6:32 6:22 6:27 6:32 7:17 7:47 7:42
Fort Irwin Bus Lot 5:30 6:35 6:25 6:30 6:35 7:20 7:50 7:45
  NTC Commuter
  Departure Times from National Training Center
  Monday through Friday
  Route 101B Route 102B Route 103B Route 104B Route 105B Route 106B Route 107B Route 101B
  NTC-WLMT PM NTC-BVPR PM NTC-BVPR PM NTC-L ST PM NTC-S LAK PM NTC-WMS PM NTC-BVPR PM NTC-BVPR PM
Fort Irwin Bus Lot 3:45 3:45 4:15 4:15 4:45 4:45 4:45 6:00
Mates & South Depot Loop (Fort Irwin) 3:48 3:48 4:18 4:18 4:48 4:48 4:48 6:03
Inner Loop Road Near Burger King (Fort Irwin) 3:51 3:51 4:21 4:21 4:51 4:51 4:51 6:06
Inner Loop Road Past Langford Lake Rd. (Fort Irwin) 3:54 3:54 4:24 4:24 4:54 4:54 4:54 6:09
Inner Loop Road At 4th St. (Fort Irwin) 3:57 3:57 4:27 4:27 4:57 4:57 4:57 6:12
5th Street Past D Avenue          (Fort Irwin) 4:00 4:00 4:30 4:30 5:00 5:00 5:00 6:15
Cemetary                     (Barstow) 4:42     5:12   5:42   6:52
Williams Street              (Barstow) 4:52     5:22   5:52   7:02
Wal-Mart                     (Barstow) 5:02     5:32 5:47     7:12
L Street Park & Ride      (Barstow) 5:12     5:42 5:57     7:22
Silver Lakes Market (Helendale)         6:27      
D Street                     (Victorville)   5:17 5:47       6:22 7:57
Bear Valley Park & Ride (Victorville)   5:37 6:07       6:42 8:12
VVTA Park & Ride on Smoke Tree (Hesperia)   5:57 6:27       7:02  

 

NTC Commuter Passes

  • The MEGA Pass is specifically intended for individuals who work on Fort Irwin, but their employers do not offer the Mass Transportation Benefit Program (General Public and non-DOD workers). The MEGA Pass is a monthly pass and will be valid for rides on the NTC Commuter, the BV-Link connecting Barstow, Victorville, and San Bernardino Valley, County routes, and all Regional fixed routes. A half-price is available for elderly or disabled passengers as well.
  • The NTC Commuter Pass is valid on all VVTA services except Vanpools, deviated service surcharge and Direct Access service for the frail elderly and disabled.*

    *These include NTC Commuter, the BV-Link connecting Barstow, Victorville, and San Bernardino Valley, County routes, and all Regional fixed routes.

    *There are no discounts for students, elderly, and disabled as this is a commuter service and exempt from such requirements.

    • No refunds or replacements for lost, stolen, mutilated or unused passes/tickets. Damaged cards may be replaced at VVTA's discretion.

     

    NTC Commuter Pass Sales Locations

    • MEGA Pass
    • VVTA Administrative Office and Barstow City Hall
    • Cash, credit/debit, & check. Please check with location for more details.
    • NTC Commuter Pass
    • DOD workers eligible for the MTBP will receive a Visa debit card from Jo Melucci and will now purchase their monthly passes from special vending machines located on the Base at the Main Exchange and Starbucks Town Center.
    • Main Exchange Normal Hours: M-Sat: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm and 10:00 am to 6:00 pm on Sundays and Holidays; block leave schedule excepted
    • Starbucks Town Center Normal Hours: M-F 6:00 am to 8:00 pm and 7:00 am to 7:00 pm on Sat & Sun
    • These machines will only accept the MTBP Visa debit card.
    • VVTA will not sell MTBP NTC Commuter Passes.

     

    Mass Transportation Benefit Program (MTBP)

    • The Monthly NTC Commuter Pass can be offset by the Mass Transportation Benefits Program (MTBP), $245 per month, for all employees on base. To enroll, contact the MTBP office on the Fort Irwin NTC base. For more information, click here.
    • Non-DoD employees, please contact your employer and request that they consider providing the Mass Transportation Benefit Program (MTBP). To learn more about the program click here.

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