No Longer Accepting Pennies in Fareboxes

Effective immediately: Before heading to your stop, remember to sort out pennies from silver coins! ☝🏼 In order to help alleviate longer boarding times, we are no longer taking pennies in our fareboxes.💰 We appreciate you understanding and patience as we continue to make changes that will improve our service and your rider experience.🚌 -Kern… Read more »

Bakersfield College Students Now Ride FREE!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Kiley Norvell 559.454.9400 x216   BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE STUDENTS CAN RIDE FREE WITH KERN TRANSIT With a valid student ID, students can travel for free throughout Kern County BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (August 15, 2018) – For the first time, Kern Transit is honored to announce that they will be offering free rides… Read more »

Bus Passes On Your Phone/Pases de autobús en su teléfono

Say goodbye to having to carry cash! We have partnered with Token Transit to bring you mobile tickets! That’s right! You can now purchase single ride or 31-day fare passes on your phone. All you have to do is: 1. Download the Token Transit App. 2. Enter your payment information. 3. Select us, Kern Transit as your agency…. Read more »

Attention Seniors and Persons with Disabilities!

Effective January 5th, 2015, passengers must present a valid Kern Transit Reduced Fare ID Card in order to receive a reduced fare on applicable routes. Applications can be downloaded from our page and mailed to: Reduced Fare Card Application, 2700 “M” St. Suite 400, Bakersfield, CA 93301 Or completed online by clicking on the link… Read more »

Public transit to the Pacific Crest Trail

Kern Transit just started a new route along Highway 178 between Lake Isabella and Ridgecrest (Route 227: lake Isabella – Ridgecrest). Route 227 stops where the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) crosses Walker Pass. For PCT hikers wanting to take public transit to and from the trail, this is great news. The Pacific Crest Trail Association… Read more »