Fares and Passes

Paying your Fare

Have your fare ready before boarding.  If paying with cash, make sure to have the exact amount, as bus drivers do not make change.

Half fares on all Mountain Transit routes are available to persons 60 and older with a valid Driver’s license, DMV ID card, Medicare Card, DMV placard ID Card, Birth Certificate, Passport (US or foreign), Veterans with ID card or DMV license with ‘VETERAN’ stated, and to persons with disabilities with a Mountain Transit ADA Card. For more information call or fill out the
Application for Disability Identification Card.

Big Bear Fixed Routes 1, 3 & 11

RegularSenior/Disabled/Veterans
$1.50$0.75

Big Bear Off the Mountain Route 5 - Big Bear San Bernardino

To / FromBig Bear/FawnskinSnow ValleyRunning Springs/ArrowbearSan Bernardino
Big Bear/Fawnskin$2.50$5.00$7.50$10.00
Snow Valley$5.00$2.50$5.00$7.50
Running Springs/Arrowbear$7.50$5.00$2.50$5.00
San Bernardino$10.00$7.50$5.00

RIM Fixed Routes 2 & 4

To / FromTop Town/CrestlineTwin Peaks/RimforestLake ArrowheadRunning Springs
Top Town/Crestline$1.00$2.00$3.00$4.00
Twin Peaks/Rimforest$2.00$1.00$2.00$3.00
Lake Arrowhead Village$3.00$2.00$1.00$2.00
Running Springs$4.00$3.00$2.00$1.00

RIM Route 6 Off the Mountain - Lake Arrowhead, Crestline, VOE and San Bernardino

To / FromTop Town/CrestlineTwin Peaks/RimforestLake ArrowheadSan Bernardino
Top Town/Crestline$1.50$3.00$4.50$4.50
Twin Peaks/Rimforest$3.00$1.50$3.00$6.00
Lake Arrowhead Village$4.50$3.00$1.50$7.50
San Bernardino$4.50$6.00$7.50

Dial-a-Ride

Big Bear Dial a Ride

One-Way Cash FaresRegularSenior/Disabled
Within 3/4 Mile of Fixed Routes$5.00$2.50
With Surcharge From Fawnskin, Baldwin Lake, Lake Williams$7.50$5.00

RIM Area Dial a Ride

To / FromTop Town/CrestlineTwin Peaks/RimforestLake ArrowheadRunning Springs
Top Town/Crestline$4.00$6.00$8.00$10.00
Twin Peaks/Rim Forest$6.00$4.00$6.00$8.00
Lake Arrowhead Village$8.00$6.00$4.00$6.00
Running Springs$10.00$8.00$6.00$4.00

Day Passes

Day Passes can be purchased from the driver. Additional Digital passes and regular fares may be purchased using Mountain Transit’s “Token Transit” app

Pass TypeRegularSenior/Disabled/Veterans
RIM Local Day Pass$5.00$2.50
Big Bear Local Day Pass$4.00$2.00

Digital Passes Using Token Transit

Name Description

OTM- 1 Ride

Valid for a single ride using Off the Mountain (OTM Service). Ticket will display for 60 minutes.
OTM 10 Rides 10 pack, each valid for a single ride using Off the Mountain (OTM Service). Ticket will display for 60 minutes.
OTM 30 Rides 30 pack, each valid for a single ride using Off the Mountain (OTM Service). Ticket will display for 60 minutes.
Fixed Route Day Pass Day passes are valid until midnight on the day they are validated.
10 Pack Day This is a pack of 10 Fixed Route Day passes. Each day pass is valid until midnight on the day they are validated.
30 Pack Day This is a pack of 30 Day passes. Each day pass is valid until midnight on the day they are validated.


Use Token Transit to buy passes and ride public transit using your phone. Easy, quick, and convenient: buy your passes and ride the bus anytime. Passes can be used at any time after purchase. Purchased passes are stored in the “Stored Passes” section of the app. The countdown does not begin until after the pass is first used. For more information on how to use the app, checkout our video tutorial.

  1. Purchase – Select your preferred fare type in the Token Transit app.
  2. Activate – When you are ready to ride, tap your ticket to activate. Your phone holds all your tickets.
  3. Ride – As you board the vehicle, show the driver your digital ticket.

Download the free Token Transit app on your Apple or Android phone, or text “Token” to 41411 for a download link to get started.

For more information and FAQ’s about Mountain Transit Digital passes using Token Transit click here.