Using BusTime

BusTime® is an innovative service that provides users with real-time arrival times for any Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA) fixed‐route bus or trolley service via text messaging, mobile web, or computer.

Using BusTime

  • Connect from your desktop computer by visiting the BusTime website
  • Connect from your smart phone by visiting the BusTime website
  • Connect with text messaging - Text "gowata", a space, and your stop number to 41411
    • For example, text gowata 1000 to 41411

Data Charges


Normal data charges from your service provider apply.

Estimated Times


Bus times are estimates and we recommend that passengers arrive at their departing stop about five minutes prior to the time reported.