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Tri-Valley Transit

Fares & Passes

  • Fare-Free Zones (FFZs)

    UPDATE: ALL BUS FARES HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED THRU THE END OF JUNE 2022.

    Many TVT bus routes allow for fare-free rides within the defined Fare-Free Zones:

    In Addison Region

    • Bristol, Villa Road@Route 17 to the East, Hewitt Road to the South, Shaws Plaza to the West and Bristol Works on Munsill Avenue to the North
    • Middlebury, the footprint of the Middlebury Shuttle route plus Bridge School on Exchange Street to the North, Neat Repeats to the South and Lindale Circle on Route 116 to the East.
    • Vergennes, Aubuchon Hardware on Monkton Road to the North, New Haven Road@Route 7 to the South and Collins Aerospace on Panton Road to the West.

    In Orange/N. Windsor Region

    • 89er: Downtown White River Junction, Hanover and Lebanon
    • 89er North: Downtown Montpelier and Barre
    • River Route: Downtown White River Junction, Hanover and Lebanon
    • Randolph Circulator: Fare Free Route
    • Bradford Circulator: Entire route

     

  • Discount Fares

    Passengers age 5 and under ride free with a fare-paying passenger.

    Passengers aged 6-17, aged 60+, or with an ADA disability are eligible for 1/2 fare.  Passengers can self-report age or disability.

  • General Fare Info

    • Fares are collected on all TVT bus routes except within Fare-Free Zones.
    • Only exact change, checks, or passes are accepted.
    • Discount fares vary; See Fare Exceptions and Transfers

    Fares have been suspended on all TVT bus routes to support COVID-19 safety measures.

Purchasing Passes

10-Ride Passes are available from:

Bus Drivers, Exact change or a check required

In person at a local TVT Office, Exact change or a check required

Addison Region Office
297 Creek Road, Middlebury, VT
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

TVT Orange/N. Windsor Region Office
1 L Street, Randolph VT
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm


Bus Route Fares

Thetford Connector

  • 1-Way $0
  • 10-Ride $0

Fare Exceptions and Transfers

  • Fare Free

Deviations Allowed

None

89er South

  • 1-Way $3.50
  • 10-Ride $30.00

Fare Exceptions and Transfers

  • FARE-FREE ZONE: Downtown White River Junction, Hanover, and Lebanon
  • Valid Dartmouth College Faculty/Staff ID accepted in lieu of fare
  • DHMC Employees 1-way fare: $1.00
  • Transfer to Advanced Transit Services available; More info at advancetransit.com

Deviations Allowed

None

89er North

  • 1-Way $2.00
  • 10-Ride $20.00

Fare Exceptions and Transfers

  • FARE-FREE ZONE: Downtown Montpelier and Barre
  • 50% discount for Montpelier-based State Employees. More info at Go Vermont.

Deviations Allowed

None

River Route

  • 1-Way $3.50
  • 10-Ride $30.00

Fare Exceptions and Transfers

  • FARE-FREE ZONE: Downtown White River Junction, Hanover, and Lebanon
  • Valid Dartmouth College Faculty/Staff ID accepted in lieu of fare
  • DHMC Employees 1-Way fare: $1
  • Transfer to Advanced Transit Services available; More info at advancetransit.com
  • * Evening trips from Wells River to Bradford are available by request

Deviations Allowed

None

Randolph Area Circulator

  • 1-Way $0
  • 10-Ride $0

Fare Exceptions and Transfers

  • The Randolph Circulator is Fare Free!

Deviations Allowed

Mon-Fri

3/4 Mile

Call 24 hours in advance.

Bradford Area Circulator

FARE-FREE!

  • 1-Way $0
  • 10-Ride $0

Fare Exceptions and Transfers

  • Transfer to other routes requires fare for that route

Deviations Allowed

Mon-Fri 3 miles

Saturday Shopper

  • 1-Way $2.00
  • 10-Ride $20.00

Fare Exceptions and Transfers

  • Passengers aged 60+ or with an ADA disability are eligible for an 80% discount (10 Ride Pass = $4.00). Passengers may self-report age or disability.

Deviations Allowed

3/4 Mile

Randolph Shopper

  • 1-Way $2.00
  • 10-Ride $20.00

Fare Exceptions and Transfers

  • 2nd Friday each month this service operates at different times; Call (802) 728-3773 for details
  • Passengers aged 60+ or with an ADA disability are eligible for an 80% discount (10 Ride Pass = $4.00). Passengers may self-report age or disability.

Deviations Allowed

3/4 Mile

Monthly Shoppers

2nd Friday Shopper

  • 1-Way $2.00
  • 10-Ride $20.00

Berlin Shopper

  • 1-Way $2.00
  • 10-Ride $20.00

Fare Exceptions and Transfers

  • Passengers aged 60+ or with an ADA disability are eligible for an 80% discount (10 Ride Pass = $4.00). Passengers may self-report age or disability.

Deviations Allowed

2nd Friday Shopper
Berlin Shopper

Royalton Route

FARE-FREE!

  • 1-Way $0
  • 10-Ride $0

Fare Exceptions and Transfers

  • Transfer to other routes requires fare for that route

Deviations Allowed

Tuesday, Thursday

Middlebury Shuttle

Always FARE-FREE!

  • 1-Way $0
  • 10-Ride $0

MSB Fare Exceptions and Transfers

  • Transfer to other routes requires fare for that route

Deviations Allowed

Monday - Saturday

1/2 Mile

Tri-Town Shuttle

  • 1-Way $1
  • 10-Ride $9

TTSB Fare Exceptions and Transfers

  • Passengers traveling between Bristol and Vergennes by transferring in New Haven pay one fare
  • Fare-Free to travel between Academy St and Exchange St
  • Valid Middlebury College Staff/Faculty ID accepted in lieu of fare
  • Bristol Fare-Free Zone: Villa Road@Rte 17 to the East, Hewitt Rd to the South, Shaws Plaza to the West and Bristol Works on Pine Street to the North
  • Vergennes Fare-Free Zone: Aubuchon Hardware on Monkton Rd to the North, New Haven Rd@Rte 7 to the South and UTC on Panton Rd to the West

Deviations Allowed

Monday - Saturday

1/2 Mile

Snow Bowl Shuttle

  • 1-Way $1
  • 10-Ride $9

SBSB Fare Exceptions and Transfers

  • Monthly passes for January and February only
  • Fare-Free in downtown Middlebury and south on Route 7 as far as Neat Repeats
  • Valid Middlebury College Student ID accepted in lieu of fare

Deviations Allowed

Monday - Sunday

1/2 Mile

Rutland Connector

  • 1-Way $2
  • 10-Ride $18

RC Fare Exceptions and Transfers

  • Fare-Free in downtown Middlebury and south on Route 7 as far as Neat Repeats
  • Valid Middlebury College Faculty/Staff ID accepted in lieu of fare
  • No transfer passes available to MVRTD or TVT local bus routes; Fare must be paid to continue onto local routes

Deviations Allowed

Monday - Saturday

1/4 Mile

116 Commuter

  • 1-Way $2
  • 10-Ride $20

116 Fare Exceptions and Transfers

  • Monthly pass includes access to all GMT and local routes
  • Monthly pass good for 31 days from day of 1st use
  • $1 fare for in-county travel between Starksboro and Middlebury
  • Transfer pass available for use on local GMT system (valid for 1 hr); Transfer pass not valid on LINK routes
  • Valid Middlebury College Faculty/Staff ID accepted in lieu of fare
  • Valid student IDs accepted in lieu of fare: Champlain, NECI, St. Michael's and UVM
  • No transfer passes available to TVT local bus routes; Fare must be paid to continue the trip on local routes
  • No fare collected in the Fare-Free Zone between downtown Middlebury and Lindale bus stop on Route 116

Deviations Allowed

Monday - Saturday

None