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

  • EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 2-18, 2015: Due to road construction, bus routes are temporarily modified to the following: From inner loop, the bus will rutn right on Barstow Road, a right on 5th Street and continue on its regular route. The following bus stop at Inner Loop Road at 4th Street will move to Barstow Road at 3rd Street. If you have any questions, call VVTA Routing & Scheduling at 760-948-3030. Download The Service Alert Map Here
  • 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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