Lewiston-Auburn Shuttle (Bobcat Express L/A)

The schedule below is for the free Lewiston-Auburn Shuttle, which departs from 56 Campus Ave, next to Chase Hall, Thursday through Sunday.  If you have questions or concerns, contact the Transportation Coordinator -David Chick at 207-786-6337 or by email- dchick@bates.edu.


Regular Schedule 

Thursday 6:00 p.m.- 2:00 a.m.

Friday 6:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Auburn Destinations

Walmart – In addition to one of the largest Wal-Marts in the state you can easily walk to Burger King or Lowe’s.

Kohl’s/Starbucks – Kohl’s is a great place to get clothes, pots and pans, bedding and more, and Starbucks is nice place to get a caffeinated beverage and some quiet time away from campus.

Auburn Mall/Goodwill/Panera/Shaws – The Mall has several stores – Pac Sun, JC Penney, Game Stop, Olympia Sport, Papa Gino’s, and a few others.

Flagship Cinema*/Jasmine Cafe/TJ Maxx – In addition to those listed you will find Bed Bath and Beyond, the Dollar Tree, Craft Mania, and several other stores.

Lewiston Destinations

Lewiston Mall/Sea40 – Sea40 is a great Japanese restaurant featuring Hibachi grills and freshly made Sushi.  The mall is pretty quiet, but there is a music store and Bull Moose Records.

Lisbon Street – This is one of the great new additions to the shuttle route.  The shuttle will pass along the route the Public Theatre, where Bates students get half price tickets with their IDs, as well as many great restaurants: Forage, Fuel, Mother India, Orchid and of course, Davincis.