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Bravo 543

Try a faster commute down Harbor Boulevard. Speed up your trip down Harbor Boulevard with Bravo Route 543. You’ll enjoy a quicker commute to work, and a faster ride when running errands or headed to play.


Cut out all those extra stops…take Bravo!

Why not speed-up your trip down Harbor Boulevard by taking Bravo Route 543?  There are fewer stops to slow you down, and you won’t have to pay extra.

Bravo Route 543 only stops at major transfer points and destinations between MacArthur Blvd. in Costa Mesa and the Fullerton Transportation Center. All for the same cost as any regular OC Bus route.

Bravo on weekdays
Bravo Route 543 operates Monday through Friday from 5 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Buses run every 12 minutes during peak hours and every 18 minutes during non-peak hours. You can get to work, do your weekday shopping and avoid those long rides on Harbor Blvd. Just look for the distinctive blue and orange buses and specifically marked Bravo bus stops along Harbor Blvd. See schedule for specific times or our interactive map for things to do around all 15 Route 543 stops. 

Bravo on Weekends
Bravo Route 543 provides weekend service from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Buses will run every 20 minutes to take you to all the same food, shopping, and entertainment places that you love.  Get more out of your weekends with Bravo!

Which route is right for you? Route 543 or Route 43?
Make travel easy on yourself by using Bravo Route 543 when you are making longer trips and need to get there faster. If your errands are a couple of stops away, Route 43 is still your best option.
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Bravo Basics

Why not give Bravo a try? If you've seen the Route 543 Bravo buses, but have yet to hop on board, here are some basics:

Service Hours
Monday – Friday, 5 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (every 12 minutes during peak hours and every 18 minutes during non-peak hours) 
Saturday & Sunday 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. (every 20 minutes)
See schedule for specific times.

Runs on Harbor Blvd. from MacArthur Blvd. in Costa Mesa to the Fullerton Transportation Center. For details try our interactive map.

Route 543 shares the same stops as Route 43, but only stops at the 15 Bravo stops identified by unique signs (see right).

Bravo bus fare is the same as OC Bus regular bus service, $2 per boarding or $4 for a day. There are no transfers between Route 543 and Route 43.

Bus passes can be purchased at any Orange County Ralphs, Vons, Pavilions or Northgate Market, buy online.