The Bristol Tennessee Transit offers fixed route service from 6:15 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday - Friday, except on holidays observed by the city. The Bristol Tennessee Transit also provides Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) service and Job Access service.

Important Information

Adults 60¢
Senior Citizens (55+) during off-peak hours (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
(Medicare Card accepted as identification)
Disabled Citizens during off-peak hours (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
(Medicare Card accepted as identification)
Transfers (Tennessee and Virginia honor each others transfers for 30 minutes after issue) 10¢
Children under 6 (when with an adult) Free

Fixed Route Fare Rates

Exact change is required. Passes are available at a cost of $6 for 10 trips.


All Bristol Tennessee Transit and Bristol Virginia Transit buses meet at the Downtown Center located at 804 State Street adjacent to the Farmers Market.

Route Deviation

Bristol transit buses will deviate from the bus route within 3/4 mile of the fixed-route service. Request a deviation for a drop-off when you board the bus. For a route deviation pick-up, we request reservations for next day service or the ride will be subject to availability. To schedule a route deviation pick-up, contact Bristol Tennessee Transit at 423-989-5586.

ADA Services

Services are available for persons unable to use the regular bus services. Persons must be certified as specified by ADA requirements. Bristol Tennessee Transit provides the necessary forms for individuals who qualify.

Job Access

This service is available for Bristol, Tennessee residents only. Please call Bristol Tennessee Transit at 423-989-5586 for more information.