Brainerd & Crow Wing Public Transit

  1. Public Transit Fare Increase

    A fare increase of $0.25 for Brainerd residents will take effect January 1, 2019. Read on...
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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*)


  • Trips in Brainerd: $1 each way
  • Trips to/from Baxter: $2 each way
  • (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
  • Pre-paid Bus Pass: $10

Schedule & Map

Crow Wing County Service


  • Trips outside Brainerd/Baxter city limits: $3.50 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 one way / $2 round trip
  • Outside city limits (up to 3 miles) fare - $2 one way / $4 round trip

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.