The Bristol Tennessee Transit offers fixed route service from 6:15 am until 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday except on Holidays observed by the City.  The Bristol Tennessee Transit also provides Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) service and Job Access service.

Bristol Tennessee Transit Route Map

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 Adults  60¢
 Senior Citizens (55 +) during off-peak hours (9:45 am - 2:15 pm)
 (Medicare Card accepted as identification)
 Disabled Citizens during off-peak hours (9:45 am - 2:15 pm)
 (Medicare Card accepted as identification)
 Transfers (Tennessee and Virginia honor each other's 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 $6.00 for 10 trips.

TRANSFERS:  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.




 Contact Information

      Wes Ritchie
Public Service Manager

City of Bristol Tennessee
Transit System
212 Blackley Road
POB 1189
Bristol, Tennessee 37621-1189

Phone: (423) 989-5586
Fax: (423) 989-5695







Wes Ritchie Public Services Manager (423) 989-5685