Blue Grass Ultra-Transit Service (BUS)
800.456.6588

BUS Public Transportation


Public transportation services are available from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Route times may differ, as actual times may vary according to traffic conditions, weather conditions, and other factors.

Public transportation fares are $1.75 per mile, with a $5.00 minimum per trip. For recipients of the Brokerage Programs, the fare is paid through the HSTD contract and the recipient is not charged. Call 1-800-456-6588 for more information; phone lines are open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday. Reservations are accepted until 4:30 PM. Note that during high volume periods you may momentarily encounter voice mail. Please leave a detailed message; BUS will call you back after a short wait.

Note that BUS ExPress passes remain available. For clients reserving trips beyond the minimum $5.00 amount, those clients can achieve savings of up to 42% with the purchase of a BUS ExPress Pass (Comparison Chart). Call 1-800-456-6588 for more information. BUS ExPress Passes are sold only in $20.00 denominations, and are redeemable for public transportation trips (although they have no cash value). They never expire until used for reserved trips on the BUS Public Transportation system. Get your BUS ExPress Pass from your driver, Danville bus stop (225 West Walnut Street), central office in Frankfort, or 1-800-456-6588.

HSTD Brokerage (Medicaid) Transportation services are also available from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm Monday through Friday, plus 8:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday.

DanTran


Anyone Can Ride! Danville's Only Regularly Scheduled Bus Service. Let Us Do The Driving! DanTran operates Monday thru Saturday in the city of Danville, Kentucky. Click here for schedule. Actual times may vary according to traffic conditions, weather conditions, and other factors. It is open to the public and the route loops 6 times daily. DanTran is an accessible transportation service which includes a lift for mobility devices such as wheelchairs and for those that cannot navigate steps easily.

Would you like to be picked up at home or dropped off near the route? Click here for information about route deviations. All Route Deviations are for people with and without disabilities.

The regular fare is $2.00 per person; with exact change. Free for Veterans with a military ID. Click here for discounts.

Driver does not handle rider packages, parcels or personal items. Groceries are allowed for a limited amount of parcels. Children under the age of 13 will require an adult to accompany them.

There will be no service on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day. The Bluegrass Ultra-Transit Inclement Weather Policy will be followed for this service. When limited service is called, road conditions will determine whether this service will be canceled. Service may be affected during special events or road closures.

Call 1-800-456-6588 for more information.

DanTran Route Map

NichTran


Anyone Can Ride! Nicholasville’s Only Regularly Scheduled Bus Service. Let Us Do The Driving! NichTran operates Monday thru Saturday in the city of Nicholasville, Kentucky. Click here for schedule. Actual times may vary according to traffic conditions, weather conditions, and other factors. It is open to the public and the route loops 6 times daily. NichTran is an accessible transportation service which includes a lift for mobility devices such as wheelchairs and for those that cannot navigate steps easily.

Would you like to be picked up at home or dropped off near the route? Click here for information about route deviations. All Route Deviations are for people with and without disabilities.

The regular fare is $2.00 per person; with exact change. Free for Veterans with a military ID. Click here for discounts.

Driver does not handle rider packages, parcels or personal items. Groceries are allowed for a limited amount of parcels. Children under the age of 13 will require an adult to accompany them.

There will be no service on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day. The Bluegrass Ultra-Transit Inclement Weather Policy will be followed for this service. When limited service is called, road conditions will determine whether this service will be canceled. Service may be affected during special events or road closures.

Call 1-800-456-6588 for more information.

NichTran Route Map

JessLex


JessLex operates Monday thru Saturday offering you an affordable connection between Nicholasville and Lexington. We now stop at Brannon Crossing! Give us 24 hours' notice and schedule you trip NOW! Anyone Can Ride!

JessLex is a Demand Response bus service that will take you within ½ mile of any of the our pre-arranged pick up and drop off locations. Our pick up and drop off times are 10AM, Noon and 2PM. JessLex operates along the Nicholasville Road corridor giving you convenient access to shopping, healthcare, and downtown Lexington. Our easy access to Lextran at the Nicholasville Road Wal-Mart Park and Ride as well as Lextran’s downtown transit center, gives you freedom and frequent access to the entire Lextran bus system.

The fare is $5.00 for per ROUND trip or FREE for Veterans with a photo ID; with exact change only, as the driver does not carry cash.

Click here for more information on JessLex

JessLex begins at the Jessamine County Senior Center and continues to Lexington along Nicholasville Road (U.S. Highway 27).

Driver does not handle rider packages, parcels or personal items. Groceries are allowed for a limited amount of parcels. Children under the age of 13 will require an adult to accompany them.

There will be no service on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day. The Bluegrass Ultra-Transit Inclement Weather Policy will be followed for this service. When limited service is called, road conditions will determine whether this service will be canceled.

Passengers will need to be at their reserved pick-up site (24-hour advance notice is required) no later than the appointment time given during the reservation process.

Call 1-800-456-6588 for more information.

GTran


Anyone Can Ride! Georgetown’s Only Regularly Scheduled Bus Service. Let Us Do The Driving! GTran operates Monday thru Saturday in the city of Georgetown, Kentucky. GTran has 2 routes, Blue and Red. The Blue Route runs the North and south, servicing Downtown Georgetown, downtown neighborhoods, Georgetown College and multiple locations along the Broadway corridor ending at Washington Square. The Red Route begins at Washington Square, travels to Kroger and serves the commercial district between Kroger and Walmart with several stops in between. Riders may choose to transfer routes to shorten their trips at one of two transfer points. See the route map and schedules for details.

Click here for schedules. Actual times may vary according to traffic conditions, weather conditions, and other factors. It is open to the public and the route loops 6 times daily. GTran is an accessible transportation service which includes a lift for mobility devices such as wheelchairs and for those that cannot navigate steps easily.

Would you like to be picked up at home or dropped off near the route? Click here for information about route deviations. All Route Deviations are for people with and without disabilities.

The regular fare is $2.00 per person; with exact change. Free for Veterans with a military ID. Click here for discounts.

Driver does not handle rider packages, parcels or personal items. Groceries are allowed for a limited amount of parcels. Children under the age of 13 will require an adult to accompany them.

There will be no service on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day. The Bluegrass Ultra-Transit Inclement Weather Policy will be followed for this service. When limited service is called, road conditions will determine whether this service will be cancelled. Service may be affected during special events or road closures.

Call 1-800-456-6588 for more information.

GTran Route Map

GTran Schedules

Frankfort Connection


The Frankfort Connection (Frankfort to Lexington Route) is an intercity route from Frankfort, KY to Lexington, KY available to the general public with and without disabilities. This route requires a 24-hour advance notice. Normal intercity route departure times are 10:00 a.m., Noon, and 2:00 p.m. If riders are not scheduled at least 24 hours in advance, the route(s) will not run. Call 1-800-456-6588 for more information.

The fare is $10.00 for per ROUND trip or FREE for Veterans with a photo ID; with exact change only, as the driver does not carry cash.

The pickup sites are 1) Frankfort Transit Stop located on Clinton/Ann Streets; 2) Wal-Mart(Frankfort Transit Stop); 3) Kentucky State University (Frankfort Transit Stop); 4) Cracker Barrel (Frankfort Transit Stop). The coordinated route then continues to Lexington with stops at the Blue Grass Airport, LexTran (main terminal on Vine Street), and the Greyhound Bus Terminal. See route map.

Frankfort Connection service is offered Monday through Saturday. Hours of service and coordinated departure times (based upon coordination, availability, and demand) may generally be requested. Actual times may vary according to traffic conditions, weather conditions, and other factors.

Driver does not handle rider packages, parcels or personal items. Groceries are allowed for a limited amount of parcels. Children under the age of 13 will require an adult to accompany them.

There will be no service on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day. The Bluegrass Ultra-Transit Inclement Weather Policy will be followed for this service. When limited service is called, road conditions will determine whether this service will be canceled.

Passengers will need to be at their reserved pick-up site (24-hour advance notice is required) no later than the appointment time given during the reservation process.

Call 1-800-456-6588 for more information.

Danville Connection


The Danville Connection (Danville to Lexington Route) is an intercity route from Danville, KY to Lexington, KY available to the general public with and without disabilities. This route requires a 24-hour advance notice. Call 1-800-456-6588 for more information.

The fare is $10.00 for per ROUND trip or FREE for Veterans with a photo ID; with exact change only, as the driver does not carry cash.

The Danville Connection pickup sites are the Danville BUS Stop, Boyle County Public Library, or Centre College. The coordinated route then continues to Lexington with stops at Blue Grass Airport, LexTran (main terminal on Vine Street), and the Greyhound Bus Terminal.

Danville Connection service is offered Monday through Saturday. Hours of service and coordinated departure times (based upon coordination, availability, and demand) may generally be requested. Actual times may vary according to traffic conditions, weather conditions, and other factors.

Driver does not handle rider packages, parcels or personal items. Groceries are allowed for a limited amount of parcels. Children under the age of 13 will require an adult to accompany them.

There will be no service on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day. The Bluegrass Ultra-Transit Inclement Weather Policy will be followed for this service. When limited service is called, road conditions will determine whether this service will be canceled.

Passengers will need to be at their reserved pick-up site (24-hour advance notice is required) no later than the appointment time given during the reservation process.

Call 1-800-456-6588 for more information.