Public transportation services are available throughout Kern County. If you set up an account on the carpool and vanpool matching website, you may find public transit routes to help you with your commute.
Golden Empire Transit (GET)
661-869-2GET (2438) www.getbus.org
Ryde: 661-869-6380 Rydebakersfield.com
GET-A-Lift is only available for those eligible under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applications are available at the District office, 1830 Golden State Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301 or may be downloaded from the GET website.
Curb-to-curb service for seniors and the disabled.
Intercommunity services are provided between Bakersfield and the following:
Frazier Park, Wasco/Lost Hills/Shafter/McFarland/Delano, Taft, Tehachapi, Lamont, Buttonwillow and Lake Isabella
Intercommunity services are also provided between:
Mohave/Tehachapi and California City-Palmdale/Lancaster
Medical Dial-a-Ride for fixed route passengers coming to Bakersfield: 800-323-2396
Local Transit Services are provided in Rosamond, Mojave, Boron, Kern River Valley, Kernville, Lamont, and Frazier Park.
See Dial-a-Ride numbers above, or visit the Kern Transit website for schedule and fare information.
Fares can also be purchased via the Token Transit application.
Social Services Agency Transportation
New Advances for People with Disabilities (NAPD)
Daily transportation for clients in the Bakersfield area and the outlying communities of Delano, Wasco, Shafter, Buttonwillow, Taft, Lamont, Arvin, Tehachapi, and Bear Valley.
2601 F Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Public Transit Providers
Phone numbers and service areas are listed below. Summary information is provided. You may choose to visit the transit agency’s website directly for specific route and fare information. Unless otherwise noted, Dial-a-Ride operates only within the city limits.
7AM – 4PM Office Hours
661-725-2266 (TDD/TTY: 711 through the California Relay Service)
Delano Area Rapid Transit (DART) and Dial-a-Ride
Serving: Ridgecrest, Inyokern, Johannesburg, Randsburg
To purchase passes, call 760-499-5020.