PUBLIC TRANSIT

  • The City offers fixed route service from 6:15 am until 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday except on Holidays observed by the City.  Cost for adults is only 60 cents, for children under 6 years of age the ride is free.  The goal is to allow the community to breathe a little easier.  By using public transportation a household may reduce its carbon footprint by 10 percent.

Bus Route Services
All Bristol Tennessee Transit and Bristol Virginia Transit buses arrive and depart from the downtown center in the 800 block of State Street next to the Farmers Market.

Tired of having to navigate through city traffic?  Stressed out by the hassle of driving?  Visiting town and need transportation?  Don't have a car?  Can't drive?  Put your worries and mind at rest - ride the bus and leave the driving to us!
ADA Services
Services are available for persons unable to use the regular bus services.  Persons must be certified as specified by ADA requirements.  Bristol Transit provides the necessary forms for individuals who qualify.
The Bristol Tennessee Transit and Bristol Virginia Transit systems have provided transportation to the Greater Bristol area since the early 1980's.  Six buses operate 5 days a week and cover 850 miles a day with both programs offering convenient, inexpensive transportation to key locations in the city.  Bristol buses have convenient pickup and drop off points throughout both sides of the city including, Exit 7, Bristol Regional Medical Center and Volunteer Parkway shopping areas.
JOB ACCESS
This service is available for Bristol Tennessee residents only.  Please call Bristol, Tennessee Transit at 423-989-5586 for more information.

Customer Service  
BTT  and BVT systems strive to offer riders the most convenient, pleasant riding experience possible.  Clean, well maintained buses are an affordable alternative to walking or driving, and the courteous staff tries to meet the special needs of the passengers.

Fare Rates
Adults................................60 cents
Reduced - Off Peak Hours 10:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Senior Citizens...................30 cents
Disabled Citizens................30 cents
Medicare Card....................30 cents
Transfers............................10 cents
Children under 6..................Free
Passes.......................$6 for 10 trips

Exact Change is Required

For concerns or comments, please call:

Bristol Tennessee Transit Manager Wes Ritchie 423-989-5586
Bristol Virginis Transit Manager Danny Hunt 276-645-7384

Click here for a map of the transit system