Shuttle Service

The shuttle is a service provided to all guests of the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Operating hours

  • The shuttle operates from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • The bus will load and unload at each stop approximately as follows:
    • East Route of Rainbow
      • 5 am – 6am every 20 minutes.
      • 6am – 7:30 am every 4 minutes
      • 7:30am – 9am (plus Bank Midwest and Rainbow Extension) every 8 minutes
    • West Route of Rainbow
      • 5 am – 6am every 20 minutes.
      • 6am – 7:30 am every 20 minutes
      • 7:30am – 9am every 10 minutes
    • Full Route
      • 9am – 9:30 am every 20 minutes
      • 9:30am – 2:30 pm every 30 minutes
      • 2:30 pm – 8 pm  every 15 minutes
      • 8 pm – 11 pm by request via 816-512-5553.
  • After 11 p.m., escort services are available through the KU Police Department — call 913-588-5030.

Shuttle stops

The shuttle makes 12 stops near the Yellow parking lots, KU Medical Center, The University of Kansas Hospital and the Medical Office Building. For details, view a map:

Westwood shuttle

A separate shuttle to the Westwood campus picks up riders in front of the Heart Center on Cambridge Street approximately every 15 minutes, view the Westwood Shuttle Schedule.

Shuttle policies

  • Bus drivers are not allowed to pick up or let passengers off at non-designated stops.
  • No smoking is permitted on the bus.
  • Please stay seated until the bus comes to a complete stop.
  • Standing is not permitted on the bus while in transit.
  • Please keep hands and arms inside the bus at all times.
  • Use caution when boarding — the steps are steep and may be slick at times.
  • Make yourself aware of the emergency exits in the bus at all times.

Last modified: Apr 02, 2015
Shuttle links

shuttle stop sign

Track where KUMC shuttles are on their routes. Click here. 
Or download the app: In the iPhone App Store or Google Play store, search for Fleetmatics -- it will be the first option in the list of apps. Download the app and use kumc as the username and shuttle as the password. 

Map of shuttle stops:
Interactive | Downloadable

Shuttle suggestions or questions? Email us