The Mountain Area Regional Transit Authority (Mountain Transit) is the primary public transportation provider on the mountain-top, providing local and off-the-mountain bus service to the Big Bear Valley, Running Springs, Lake Arrowhead, Crestline and San Bernardino. The agency operates both fixed route and demand-response services (Dial-A-Ride).
Visit Mountain Transit’s website
For more information please call Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Big Bear Transit Office
Service may be limited or cancelled due to inclement weather conditions. Mountain Transit’s office can provide bus status and service information.
*If you need to schedule an appointment for Dial-a-Ride please call the Big Bear Transit Office. Appointments cannot be made via email.
Days of Operation
Service operates Monday-Sunday year round except on the following holidays:
- New Years Day
- Independence Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
Schedules vary by route. Consult their website, www.mountaintransit.org for exact days and hours of operation.
Planning a Trip to Big Bear?
Get from one location to another with Transtar or Metro Trip Planner. Need information about how to find a carpool partner, vanpools, or on-line routing for buses or trains, Park & Ride lots, carpool lanes and more — click on "My Commute" at CommuteSmart.Info.