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.

Metropolitan Bakersfield


Golden Empire Transit (GET)

661-869-2GET (2438)

On-Demand and Paratransit:

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.

Intercommunity Service


Kern Transit


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 listed in our sidebar, 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
Serving: Arvin/Lamont

California City
760-373-8665 Dial-a-Ride

661-725-2266 (TDD/TTY: 711 through the California Relay Service)
Delano Area Rapid Transit (DART) and Dial-a-Ride


661-792-3092 Dial-a-Ride

760-499-5040 Dial-a-Ride
Serving: Ridgecrest, Inyokern, Johannesburg, Randsburg
To purchase passes, call 760-499-5020.

661-746-2955 Dial-a-Ride

661-763-3822 Dial-a-Ride

800-323-2396 Dial-a-Ride

661-758-7222 Dial-a-Ride