Single Trip Fares
General Reduced
Local Routes
140145210220223225 + Dial-a-Ride
$2.00 $1.00
Intercommunity Routes
$3.00 $1.50
Cross-County Routes
100 for trips passing through Tehachapi
$5.00 $2.50
130 for trips passing through Frazier Park $5.00 $2.50
31-Day Pass
General Reduced
All Routes
+ Dial-a-Ride
$65.00 $32.50
Local Routes Only
+ Dial-a-Ride
$45.00 $22.50
The reduced fare is available for youth (K-12th) with proper identification, and for seniors (62+) and disabled passengers with a Kern Transit "Reduced Fare Card."

Get Passes on your Phone

  1. Download the app or send a pass to any phone number
  2. Purchase any single-ride or monthly bus pass
  3. Show your phone to board

How to buy a 31-Day Pass

By phone:
(661) 862-8648

By mail:
Kern Transit
2700 "M" Street #400
Bakersfield CA 93301
In person:
2700 "M" Street - First floor cashier
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Passes will not be sold on the bus. "31 days" begins the day the pass is purchased.

How to get a Reduced Fare Card

Download an application online or call (661) 862-5032.