Ride On Bus Services:
The number 52 Buses serve Rockville, Silver Spring, and Olney.
Students will be able to use the RIDE ON Bus for FREE from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on weekdays year-round using the Youth Cruiser SmarTrip Cards. The RIDE ON Bus will now be stopping on campus to pick up and drop off students. Students may purchase SmarTrip Cards at the Good Counsel Book Store for $2.00.
Alternatively, Students can purchase monthly passes that cost $11 for an unlimited number of rides. It costs $18 to purchase a summer pass, which allows student to ride an unlimited number of times in June, July and August.
Bus Schedule and Map: Number 52 Bus and Number 53 Bus
Dear Members of the Good Counsel community:
UPDATE: Changes in Bus Transportation
We apologize for any confusion arising from earlier communication about this year's bus transportation schedule. After listening to the community’s concerns, we have made some changes. Please refer to this document for updated and accurate information about bus transportation in the Rockville area.
This year, the Good Counsel Transportation Department is pleased to announce an initiative that will affect bus riders from the west of campus, primarily those who live in the greater Rockville area.
For the first time ever, the Montgomery County Ride-On Bus will offer stops on the Good Counsel campus at the traffic circle at the main entrance, adjacent to the Maryland flagpole. By partnering with Montgomery County Government to pilot this program, we are able to offer families a no-hassle option that saves both time and expense.
The Ride-On Bus is a FREE service for students. To ride the Ride-On Bus, students must have a Youth Cruiser SmarTrip Card; after that, they ride for free. Students may obtain SmarTrip Cards at Good Counsel's school store, The Falcon's Nest.
Please note: The schedule below lists transportation options available through Coughlin Transportation (a pay-to-ride bus service that we offer through Good Counsel), as well as the free options available through the new Ride-On bus initiative.
Rockville Morning Bus Stops and Times
Coughlin Bus #5 (pay-to-ride bus service through GC)
Rte. 28 and Quince Orchard Rd. 6:55 am
Rte. 28 and Dufief Mill Rd. 7:00 am
Fleet St. and Monroe Ave. 7:15 am
Rockville Morning Bus Stops
Ride-On Bus (free with a SmarTrip card) :
Rockville Metro Station 6:22 am & 6:52 am
Corner of Norbeck Rd. and Bauer Dr. 7:01 am & 7:31 am
4100 Norbeck Rd. across the street from St. Patrick's Catholic Church 6:55 am & 7:30 am
Every 1000 ft. on Georgia Ave., from Olney Manor Park to the corner of Georgia Ave and Rte. 10 please estimate
Corner of Prince Philip Dr. and Georgia Ave 7:10 am & 7:40 am
Corner of Georgia Ave. and Rte. 108 7:16 am & 7:46 am
Afternoon Departures from Good Counsel (ALL FREE)
Ride-On Bus: 4:25 pm, 5:05 pm, and 5:35 pm
Coughlin Bus #5 (free to ride to St. Patrick’s, where students can connect with the Ride-On Bus service): 3:30 pm
Due to these improved offerings through the Montgomery County Ride-On Bus Program, Good Counsel will no longer provide transportation through our in-house bus service at the following stops:
- Corner of Muncaster Rd. and St. Patrick’s Church (morning)
- Rte. 200 Park & Ride (morning and afternoon)
Metro Bus Transportation:
The Y2-Y8 Georgia Avenue-Maryland Lines serve Georgia Ave, Glenmont, Wheaton, Forest Glen and Silver Spring stations.
The Z2 Colesville-Ashton line serves New Hampshire Ave, Cloverly, Colesville, White Oak, Four Corners and Silver Spring Station.
Route Map: Y2-Y8 Georgia Avenue-Maryland and Z2 Colesville-Ashton Lines
Bus Schedule: Z2 Colesville-Ashton line
Red Line Metrorail:
The Red Line Metro Rail travels to the Glenmont Station every 15 minutes in the morning. Good Counsel Private Bus Service stops at the Glenmont Station every regular school day at 7:10 am for morning pick up and at 4:00 pm for afternoon drop off. The Metro Bus runs every 20 minutes from the Glenmont Station north to Olney. View Metrorail Map.