Transit

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Plan Your Trip

Bristol Tennessee Transit is now on Google Maps, Apple Maps, and Bing Maps. Use any of these services to plan your next trip on our fixed routes. Please email any potential concerns/errors with the route schedules on those platforms to mpo@bristoltn.org.

Service Dates

The Bristol Tennessee Transit offers fixed route service from 6:15 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, except on holidays observed by the city. The Bristol Tennessee Transit also provides Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) service and Job Access service.

City Holidays (2023) - No Service on Fixed Routes

  • January 2
  • January 16
  • April 7
  • May 29
  • July 4
  • September 4
  • November 10
  • November 23
  • November 24
  • December 25
  • December 26

City Holidays (2024) - No Service on Fixed Routes

  • January 1
  • January 15
  • March 29
  • May 27
  • July 4
  • September 2
  • November 11
  • November 28
  • November 29
  • December 24
  • December 25

Fixed Route Fare Rates

Exact change is required. Passes are available at a cost of $6 for 10 trips.

ClientFee
Adults60¢
Senior Citizens (55 years or older) during off-peak hours (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) (Medicare Card accepted as identification)30¢
Disabled Citizens during off-peak hours (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) (Medicare Card accepted as identification)30¢
Transfers (Tennessee and Virginia honor each others transfers for 30 minutes after issue)10¢
Children under 6 (when with an adult)Free


Transfers

All Bristol Tennessee Transit and Bristol Virginia Transit buses meet at the Downtown Center located at 804 State Street adjacent to the Farmers Market.

Route Deviation

Bristol transit buses will deviate from the bus route within 3/4 mile of the fixed-route service. Request a deviation for a drop-off when you board the bus. For a route deviation pick-up, we request reservations for next day service or the ride will be subject to availability. To schedule a route deviation pick-up, contact Bristol Tennessee Transit at (423) 989-5582.

ADA Services

Services are available for persons unable to use the regular bus services. Persons must be certified as specified by ADA requirements. Bristol Tennessee Transit provides the necessary forms for individuals who qualify. Please call Bristol Tennessee Transit at (423) 989-5582 for more information. This number is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, you may need to leave a message.
Americans with Disabilities Act Notice (PDF)

Job Access

This service is available for Bristol, Tennessee residents only. Please call Bristol Tennessee Transit at (423) 989-5582 for more information. This number is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, you may need to leave a message.

Important Information