Ride the bus in Central and Eastern Oregon
Central Oregon Breeze
Service to Bend, Redmond, Prineville, Terrebonne, Madras, Warm Springs, Sandy, Gresham, Portland Airport and Downtown Portland.
COCC Campus Shuttle
A free campus shuttle service runs during fall, winter and spring terms from 7:30am to 4:25pm. The 12-person bus features a wheelchair lift, bike rack and automatic chains. Beginning at the corner of College Way and Newport Ave., it transports passengers up the hill to the campus and circles the campus every 20 minutes, stopping at key campus locations.
Information and incentive programs to help you bike, walk, carpool, vanpool, ride a bus and tele-work.
For travel between Bend and Ontario. Stops in Brothers, Hampton, Riley, Burns, Buchanan, Drewsey Jct, Juntura, Harper, and Vale.
Grant County People Mover
Service to Bend, Redmond, Prineville, Mitchell and Prairie City. You can travel to Burns on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Thursdays of each month. There is a Baker City route on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month.
KAYAK Public Transit
Fare free service to Irrigon, Umatilla, Hermiston, Pendleton, Wildhorse Casino, Walla Walla, Milton-Freewater, Meacham Store, and La Grande, Operated by the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.
Northeast Oregon Public Transit
Services are available to everyone within Baker, Union, and Wallowa counties, with high quality services in and between most communities in Northeast Oregon. NEOT also transports qualified individuals to medical appointments throughout the northwest.
Pacific Crest Bus Lines
541-269-7183 (Coos Bay)
Service to Coos Bay, Florence, and Eugene, interlined with Greyhound and Amtrak. Tickets can be purchased online, just click the provider name.
Quail Trail Public Transit
Quail Trail Public Transit – Transports five (5) days a week Monday through Friday with five (5) routes per day between Chiloquin and Klamath Falls. The Thursday route transports one (1) Round trip from Chiloquin to Beatty to Klamath Falls and then returns in reverse order.
Luxury shuttle service featuring captains chairs, wifi, and 7-day per week service from Bend to Redmond, Sisters, Salem, and three stops in Portland.
Visit Bend Transportation Resources
Whether you need a sober ride while treking the Bend Ale Trail, or you’ve flown into town and would rather not rent a car, there are ways to get around Bend without relying on your own wheels.
Join Drive Less. Connect. to earn prizes and track your bus trips.
Your Ride Awaits
You can ride the bus all over Central Oregon.
Cascades East Transit (CET) helps you get to where you need to go – whether your destination is in your hometown or a neighboring city.
Call CET to help plan a Curb-to-Curb service ride, figure out how to meet our Community Connector bus at designated stops, ride our urban Bend Transit fixed routes – or ask us how you can do a combination of these. Just call our reservation line at 541-385-8680 to help you plan your trip and to answer any questions.
We also have information, schedules, and rider alert info by clicking here. So hop on the bus. And be a part making all of Central Oregon just a bus ride away.
HAWTHORNE STATION – Hawthorne Station is the new intermodal center located in Bend at the corner of 4th and Hawthorne. At the station, you can make connections to CET buses on Bend Transit Routes and to Redmond and La Pine. CET also provides rides to Sisters, Prineville, Madras, Warm Springs, and Metolius and Culver. You can also catch:
- The Mountain Service to Mt. Bachelor
- People Mover to John Day
- Eastern Point to Ontario
- High Desert Point to Amtrak in Chemult
- The Central Oregon Breeze or (the Bend bus stop for the Breeze is at the Circle K – 3405 N Hwy 97, but not at Hawthorne Station)
- Mt. Hood Teleporter to Portland (Will change names in the near future FYI)
- Pacific Crest Bus Lines to Eugene
- Rent a bike at Hutch’s
Mt. Bachelor Shuttle
You can catch the Mt. Bachelor Shuttle at the Bend Park-n-Ride lot located on SW Columbia St. between Galveston and Simpson (across the street from the Mt. Bachelor corporate office and bus barn. Use stop #1134 on Route 11. )
Seasonal with service variations. Always call for current information.
Ride the River is the popular shuttle that transports floaters to help decrease the dependence on parking along Drake Park. Floaters can ride the shuttle for $3.00, which provides unlimited rides all day. CET’s Ride the River shuttle service begins in mid-June and runs through Labor Day. On Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, if there is a higher volume of floaters, buses will run every 15 minutes. Service may be reduced based on cooler weather conditions and rain and may be canceled in the event of thunderstorms.
K-5th Grade video for our Safe Routes to School Program