Mountain Transit

Mountain Transit

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-Sunday, 5:30am-7:00pm:

Big Bear Transit Office
(909) 878-5200

Rim/Crestline Office
(909) 338-1113

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 or OTM pickup, please call the appropriate office listed above. 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 respective schedules for exact days and hours of operation.

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