Brainerd & Crow Wing Public Transit

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    There are two new ways you can purchase dial-a-ride tickets. Read on...
  2. Crow Wing County Proposed Fare Increase Public Comment

    Crow Wing County proposes fare increases on county routes in 2019. Read on...
  3. Public Transit Policy Change - Young Riders

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NEW - You can now cancel a pre-scheduled trip by filling out the form below!

Trip Cancellation Form

Expanded hours of service 6am to 6pm

Brainerd/Baxter DIAL-A-RIDE Service




  • Hours of Operation: 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Monday through Friday (except holidays*)

Fares for pre-scheduled trips

Brainerd Residents
  • Trips in Brainerd: $1.25 each way
  • Trips to/from Baxter: $2.25 each way
Baxter Residents
  • Trips in Baxter: $2.25 each way
  • Trips to/from Brainerd: $2.25 each way
NOTE:  Fares double for same day requests

Brainerd/Baxter Express Route Service


  • Hours of Operation: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Monday through Friday (*except holidays)


  • Route Service Fare: $1.00
  • Pre-paid Bus Pass: $10.00

Schedule & Map

Crow Wing County Service


  • Trips outside Brainerd/Baxter city limits: $3.50 each way.
  • Within Crosby & Pequot Lakes: $2.00 each way

Pine River Service

Hours & Coverage

  • Tuesday through Thursday 8:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
  • Traveling in town and up to 3 miles outside the city limits


  • In town fare - $1.00 each way
  • Outside city limits (up to 3 miles) fare - $2.00 each way

City of Pine River

*There shall be no service on Saturdays, Sundays, New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Thanksgiving Friday, and Christmas Day.