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 and the Orthopedics building on Olathe Boulevard approximately every 15 minutes. 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: Mar 11, 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