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Effective Immediately, The COMET and Soda Cap bus stop at 1401 Assembly St. (Assembly Washington NB (867) will be inactive due to construction through March 2023. Affected routes: Soda Caps 1 & 4 COMET: 21,42, 44x, 61,91,92, and 401 Effective immediately: NO eating/drinking on the buses until the pandemic is over in order to comply with the Federal mask requirements Effective Immediately, per CDC Guidelines, Masks Must Be Worn When Using The COMET and Accessing its Facilities! TransLoc and My Transit Manager is not available. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. A new system will be available in March of 2021
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New schedules are in effect for Routes 1, 2, 3, 6, 11, 12, 21, 22, 31, 32, 42, 45, 55, 57L, 61, 75, 76, 77, 83L, 84, 88, 91, 92X, 96L, 101, 301, 401, 501, 701 and 801.  Please replace all older schedules with the February 8, 2021 timetables.  All other routes not listed above did not have their timetable change and are still in effect.

Route 45 operates every 30 minutes all day, Monday-Friday.

Routes 44X,  47 and 93X resume their previous weekday service schedules prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Route 53X has been discontinued.

Routes 46, 62 and 74 have been replaced with ReFlex OnDemand service.

Routes 2, 23, and 94 remain suspended until further notice.

Telephone customer service hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week.  In-person customer service hours at COMET Central are available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week.

For more information, please call (803) 255-7100 or email

Fares were reinstated as of April 12, 2021.   Face coverings over nose and mouth required to ride The COMET.  Details available on The COMET COVID-19 Resources webpage (

Download the Updated Service Chart .

Download the Summary of Service Changes.

The COMET Holiday Schedule

  • Sunday service is provided on New Years Day, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and Veterans Day.
  • No service is provided on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day, except on Route 7.
  • A Saturday schedule operates on the Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.
  • UofSC Transit routes operate on a different schedule, so please visit the UofSC Transit Service Calendar for more details.

Please see individual timetables below for more details.

The COMET Schedules