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Transportation in Davis

You may find information about bus tickets, ride-sharing services, parking permits, and more here, in addition to information on using the transportation services offered by Unitrans and UC Davis.

For the majority of demanded transportation places, using smartphone apps is more quick and accessible than public transportation, but more expensive. Options include Lyft and Uber.

Feeling unsafe while you're alone on campus? Safe Ride provides nighttime transportation from any campus location to any Davis destination. They offer rides or walking escorts between school destinations during off-peak hours. Call the police department at (530) 754-COPS(2677) or go to their website. (

With car sharing, you may download an app, rent a car, and only pay for the time you use (by the minute, hour, or day). A current driver's license is necessary (An international driver's license will be accepted too). Visit gigcarshare or Zipcar for additional details.

Transportation from Airports to Davis

Sacramento International (SMF) and San Francisco International airports are both close to UC Davis (SFO). You could fly into one of these airports and then take a ground transit to Davis or Sacramento, depending on your point of departure. Depending on your budget and desired travel time, there are a variety of transportation alternatives available from each airport, including the Davis Airporter, Lyft, and Uber, as well as other ridesharing services and public transportation options like Yolobus or Amtrak.

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Prelim Exam

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