Single-Trip Fares

Local Routes
140, 145, 220 + Dial-A-Ride
Intercommunity Routes
100, 110, 115, 120, 150, 227, 230, 240, 250
Cross-County Routes
100 (For trips passing through Tehachapi)
130 (For trips passing through Frazier Park)$5.00$2.50

31-Day Pass

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, for seniors (62+), and disabled passengers with a Kern Transit Reduced Fare Card.
Up to two (2) pre-K children may ride for free with each paying adult.

Buy Passes on Your Phone and Online

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

How to Buy a Bus Pass for Kern Transit

By Phone:
By Mail:
Kern Transit
2700 M Street, Suite 400
Bakersfield CA 93301
In Person:
2700 M Street, 1st Floor - Cashier
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Bakersfield Downtown Transit Center
1540 22nd Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301

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

How to get a Reduced Fare Card

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