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Placer County Transit (PCT)

Travel Alert!  Alta-Colfax-Auburn Route & Placer Commuter Express passengers should call the PCT office at 530-885-2877 (BUSS) to inquire about delays or disruptions on the Alta-Colfax-Auburn Route or Placer Commuter Express in Colfax/Clipper Gap during the upcoming storms.

Placer County Transit logoPlacer County Transit Bus loading wheelchair passenger at bus shelter showing bike on rack on front of bus
Welcome aboard PCT, where you can ride the bus for only $1.25 each way!

Placer County Transit
"We're going your way!"

Our goal at PCT is to provide a safe and direct means of transportation service for western Placer County residents. We are committed to providing comprehensive and reliable transit service. We want our passengers to enjoy a comfortable and pleasant ride aboard our buses.

Thank you for riding Placer County Transit.

Routes and Schedules

Auburn to Light Rail (Watt/I-80)

Lincoln / Sierra College

The Lincoln/Rocklin/Sierra College Route ends at the Twelve Bridges Library.

Route Map  Download Schedule   Holiday schedule

Highway 49

Lincoln Circulator

Lincoln School Tripper

Route Map (AM   PMDownload Schedule


Reservations required for Alta destinations.  Call 530-885-BUSS

This service is available on weekdays only. No service on weekends or  holidays.

One-Way Cash Fares:

General Public $1.25

  • Disabled/Senior/Youth $.60
    Children under 5 w/adult are free.
  • Discount passes and ticket books also available. 
  • Medicare card holders eligible for half fare.

Route Map Download Schedule  Holiday schedule

Taylor Rd Shuttle 

This shuttle connects with the Auburn/Light Rail bus at Sierra College. This shuttle will deviate 3/4 mile from Taylor Road on reservation only. You should plan your off-route pick-ups and drop-offs to be approximately the same time the shuttle is scheduled to be in your area. Stops on Ophir Road between Auburn and the Ophir Road Park 'n' Ride lot are by reservation only. In Newcastle, Penryn, Loomis, Rocklin, and Granite Bay, call 916-745-7560. In Auburn, call 530-745-7560. 
Link to South Placer Transit Connections Website  

Placer County Transit operates Monday - Saturday. No service on Sunday or  holidays.
One-Way Cash Fares:

  • General Public $1.25
  • Disabled/Senior/Youth $.60.
  • Children under 5 w/adult are free.
  • Discount passes and ticket books also available. 
  • Medicare card holders eligible for half fare.

Shuttle Route Map  Download Schedule   Holiday schedule

Service Area Map

Dial-A-Ride Service Hours/Fares

Holiday Schedule (PCT does not operate on these days)

Fares and Tickets

  • Connect Card Ride transit across the region with a single reloadable card! The Connect Card is now available for nine Sacramento area transit agencies.
  • Fares  


Google Trip Planner (Powered by Google Transit)

  • The Google Trip Planner allows you to plan your trip using public transit. Enter your starting point, where you wish to go, when you wish to leave or arrive and the Trip Planner utilizes public transportation schedules to provide you with the most efficient itinerary for your trip.


  •  Short Range Transit Plan Study Underway for western Placer County.  Click here for more information.
  • Lincoln School Tripper - Begins August 17, 2017    Route Map (AM  PM)

Americans with Disabilities Act Service and Civil Rights Information

Rider Information



  • The seats closest to the front of the bus are reserved for elderly and disabled riders.

Rider Etiquette:

  • Food and drinks are prohibited.
  • Smoking is also not allowed on the bus.
  • Loud noises, such as music or loud cell phone conversations, are not permitted.
  • Carry-on parcels are limited to two per rider.
  • Animals, other than service animals, are not permitted on buses.

Lost and Found:

  • If you lose an item, call Placer County Transit at 530-885-BUSS.
  • Give all found items to the driver.

Other Transportation Services

Contact Placer County Transit


Mailing Address

Placer County Transit
11460 F Ave
Auburn CA 95603

Office Address

11432 F Ave. - behind Road Dept
Auburn, CA 95603


530-885-BUSS or 916-784-6177
TDD Hearing Impaired: 530-745-8732

Office Hours

M-F 6:30am-6pm
Sat 8am-5pm
Closed Sun

Directions & Map

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