VIVA Routes


VIVA connects you to the Heart of San Antonio and the VIVA Passport is your guide to exciting destinations, allowing you to explore and save with valuable deals. Ride VIVA to participating partners locations, show your VIVA Passport, and enjoy the discounts and special offers. The VIVA Passports is available aboard VIVA buses, at partner locations, and at VIA’s Customer Information Centers and Transit Centers.


The Alamo
Aztec Theatre
Blue Star Arts Complex
Brackenridge Park
The Briscoe Western Art Museum
Centro Plaza
Convention Center
The DoSeum
Hemisfair Park
Japanese Tea Garden

Institute of Texan Cultures
La Villita Historic Arts Village
The Magik Theatre
Majestic Theater
Market Square
McNay Art Museum
Mission Concepción
Mission San José
Mission San Juan
River Walk

San Antonio Botanical Garden
San Antonio Museum of Art
San Antonio Zoo
Shops at Rivercenter
St. Paul Square
Sunset Station
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
The Witte Museum
UTSA Downtown Campus

Experience VIVA’s three distinct routes, VIVA culture, VIVA missions, and VIVA centro, to connect with some of the city’s most-visited destinations, including the Alamo, San Antonio Missions World Heritage Site, the King William Historic District, Southtown, Downtown, the River Walk, Pearl, and all along the South Broadway corridor. VIVA culture offers frequent, daily service with extended hours and take you to, or within, walking distance of all of the museums and cultural institutions participating in Museum Month.


VIA marked one year of VIVA service with a new travel season celebration that encourages riders to Explore the Heart of San Antonio.
VIVA debuted in June 2016 and provided more than 360,500 passenger trips during the first year of service.

VIVA Culture

Connects you with museums, parks,
theaters, art galleries and the zoo

9 am – 8 pm
Daily with service to Pearl until 11 pm

VIVA Missions

Takes you to the historic San Antonio
Missions World Heritage Site

8:30 am – 5:30 pm

VIVA Centro

Travels through the heart of downtown from
Centro Plaza to Sunset Station

7 am – 11 pm Weekdays
9 am to 11 pm Weekends

Get the best deal with a VIA Day Pass that lets you ride all day for just $2.75.
Passes are available, on the bus, or on the new VIA goMobile App and can be used with any regular VIA bus service.
Bus Fare: $1.30 single trip, $2.75 unlimited Day Pass. Reduced fares for seniors, children under age 5, active-duty military, and students are available.
More information about fares is available on the VIA Rates page.


Many of San Antonio’s most-visited destinations are along one VIA’s three VIVA routes. The list below makes it easy to find those locations and the right route to get you there.

DestinationsCulture (11A)
McNay Branch
Until 8 pm
Culture (11B)
Botanical Garden
Until 8 pm
Culture (11)
After 8 pm
Missions (40)Centro (301)
The Alamoxxxxx
Aztec Theatrex
Blue Star Arts Complexxxx
Brackenridge Parkxx
The Briscoe Western Art Museumx
Centro Plazax
Convention Centerxxxxx
The DoSeumx
Hemisfair Parkxxxx
DestinationsCulture (11A)
McNay Branch
Until 8 pm
Culture (11B)
Botanical Garden
Until 8 pm
Culture (11)
After 8 pm
Missions (40)Centro (301)
Institute of Texan Culturesx
Japanese Tea Gardenx
The Magik Theatrexxxx
Majestic Theatrex
Market Squarex
McNay Art Museumx
Mission Concepciónx
Mission San José
Mission San Juan
Mission Espada (to be added later)x
DestinationsCulture (11A)
McNay Branch
Until 8 pm
Culture (11B)
Botanical Garden
Until 8 pm
Culture (11)
After 8 pm
Missions (40) Centro (301)
River Walkxxxxx
San Antonio Botanical Gardenx
San Antonio Museum of Artxxx
San Antonio Zoox
Shops at Rivercenterxxxxx
St. Paul Squarex
Sunset Stationx
Tobin Center for the Performing Artsxxxx
The Witte Museumxx
UTSA Downtown Campusx