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Transit Options

If you live in our service area, it is our goal to get you to where you need to go — safely, comfortably, and reliably. Our transit options include open-to-the-public bus transportation, demand-response, flex routes, and fixed route services. We are dedicated to providing transportation that fits your unique needs!

Our Services

Our services are dedicated to fulfilling your transportation needs! Whether you’re looking for a traditional bus route, a demand-response service to be picked up or dropped off at a specific location, or a shuttle around your mountain destination, we can help you get to where you need to go.

  • Demand-Response: Demand Response services are available in Franklin, Oxford, and Androscoggin counties, giving you the option to set up a ride for a specific drop-off/pick-up location. Give us a call today to schedule a ride!

Bus Services (Open to the Public)

Citylink

Lewiston/Auburn bus service operated by WMTS. To find more information about citylink, please visit their website.

GreenLine Commuter

Four daily round-trips Mon-Fri between Farmington & L/A and points in between including Wilton, Jay, Livermore Falls, Livermore, and Turner. Stops include the Farmington Park & Ride, Jay Plaza, Livermore Falls Central Plaza, and the Farmington Park & Ride. To view the full list of the GreenLine Commuter’s fares, schedule, route, and other important information, click here.

BlueLine Commuter (Pilot)

Commuter service between Lewiston-Auburn and Bath. To view full information about the BlueLine, click here.

Lisbon Connection

Five daily round-trips Monday through Friday, with a route between Lisbon Falls & Lewiston’s Oak Street bus station. Stops include Woodgate, Midtown Shopping Plaza, Woodside Apartments, Dingley Press, and more. To view a full list of the Lisbon Connection’s fares, schedule, route, and services, click here.

Farmington-Rangeley

Our service from Farmington to Rangeley operates every 2nd Tuesday of the month, including stops in Strong and Phillips. Stops include Shadagee Apartments, Strong White Elephant, Franklin Memorial Hospital, Mt. Blue Plaza, and more. Reservations are required for this service and are available on a first come, first served basis. Capacity is 12 with space for 1-2 wheelchairs or scooters, depending on size. Please let us know if you are using a mobility device when you give us a call. To view a full list of stops and services, please click here.

    • If you are departing from the Rangeley area, Please call (800) 393-9335 by noon on the Monday prior to the Tuesday morning trip.
    • If you are departing from the Phillips, Strong, or Farmington area, or elsewhere along the route, please call (800) 393-9335 by noon on the Monday before the trip.
GreenLine Connection

GreenLine Connection and Mountain Valley Flex Route are not operating at this time, stay tuned for the return of each of the services!

Mountain Valley Flex Route

GreenLine Connection and Mountain Valley Flex Route are not operating at this time, stay tuned for the return of each of the services.

Brunswick Explorer

Monday through Friday service in Brunswick. Stops include Mallard Pond, Brunswick Station, Hannaford, People Plus, Bowdoin College, Merrymeeting Plaza, Brunswick Landing, Mid-Coast Hospital, and more. To a view list of scheduled stops, fares, and other important information, please click here or call (207) 721-9600.

Seasonal Services

Sugarloaf Explorer

No need to rent a car during your vacation to Sugarloaf! Get to where you need to go during your stay with the Sugarloaf Explorer, with a network of routes linking neighborhoods on the mountain with the Sugarloaf Base Lodge. The Sugarloaf Explorer even offers evening service on Fridays and Saturdays, allowing access to the multitude of amenities available on-mountain and off-mountain in Carrabassett Valley. To view a full list of stops, the schedule, and more information, click here.

    • Sugarloaf Express: Daily Bus Service with lines from Farmington to Sugarloaf and Stratton to Sugarloaf.
Mountain Explorer

Our free shuttle bus commuter service operates in and around Sunday River, including Bethel and Newry. This shuttle runs 7 days a week during the mountain’s season. Stops include the Bethel Inn Resort & Millbrook Tavern, Sudbury Inn & Suds Pub, River Lanes Bowling, River View Resort, and more. To view full information, schedule, stops, and more, please click here.

    • Mountain Express: Shuttle bus that operates between US Rt. 2 – Dixfield to Sunday River.

Fare Information

We strive to keep our fares as affordable as possible for our riders. Our fares, effective as of October 1, 2019, are as follows:

ServiceAdult FareReduced Fare*
Brunswick Explorer$2.00 / $5.00 all-dayN/A
Mountain Express3.00N/A
Demand-Response--
0-25 Miles$5.00$2.50
26-50 Miles$7.50$3.75
51 Miles and over$10.00$5.00
Lewiston/Auburn$3.00N/A
Sugarloaf Express One-Way
from Farmington to Sugarloaf
$3.00
One-Way
from New Vineyard/Kingfield to Sugarloaf
$2.00
Mountain ExplorerFREEFREE
Sugarloaf ExplorerFREEFREE

* Reduced fares are available for riders who are ages 60 and older, disabled, or ages 5-11 with an accompanying adult. Children under 5 years old ride free with an accompanying adult.

Connections & Other Area Transportation Options

Concord Coach Lines

Over 50 Years of Safe, Convenient Bus Service

https://concordcoachlines.com/

Amtrak
The Amtrak Downeaster is proud to provide deals that make trips more affordable for our valued travelers
Greyhound
Service out of Lewiston’s Oak Street Bus Station
Community Concepts

Community Concept’s transportation program consists of volunteer drivers dedicated to providing services through contractual agreements, allowing persons to access essential needs, such as medical appointments.

Explore Maine by Bus
Connect with Maine public transportation options for your Maine vacation!
GoMaine
Connect with a statewide carpool and one-time trip ride board to meet your transportation needs!
Hudson Bus Lines/Student Transportation
Lewiston students can access transportation to their classes or school functions with Student Transportation of America.
Northeast Charter & Tour
Northeast Charter & Tour in Lewiston, Maine will connect you to the travel destinations you want to go!

Additional Area Resources

211-Maine
Dial 211 to confidentially connect with Maine specialists regarding any assistance you may need, such as aging & disability, basic needs, housing, transitions, and more, via phone, text, or email 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – free of charge.
Maine Department of Transportation
Find the information you need about transportation in Maine, with links to area resources, updates, and information.
US DOT Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
Learn more about federal guidelines regulating public transportation from the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration.
Northeast Passenger Transportation Association (NEPTA)
Connect with other area transportation professionals and resources.
United Way of Androscoggin and Oxford Counties

The United Way of Androscoggin and Oxford Counties aims to connect Androscoggin  and Oxford County residents with accessible income, health, and education.

United Way of the Tri-Valley Area
The United Way of the Tri-Valley Area aims to connect the citizens of the Greater Franklin County area with the resources needed to improve their lives and build a strong and healthy community.
Seniors Plus
Connect with resources and information for Western Maine senior citizens, all pertaining to healthy aging and healthy living.
Central Maine Medical Group

Find a medical provider from the Central Maine Medical Group today!

Central Maine Medical Center

Access medical resources and care at Central Maine Medical Center.

Franklin Community Health Network
Find a healthcare provider or connect with medical resources in your area with Franklin Community Health Network.
St. Mary’s Health System
Find medical resources, schedule an appointment, or find a provider through St. Mary’s Health System!

Volunteer with WMTS

If you love to drive and help others, consider becoming a volunteer with Western Maine Transportation Services today! We appreciate the hard work of kind-hearted individuals who offer their time to help transport Mainers to their essential needs. Volunteers are a crucial part of our staff of drivers and help ensure that we are able to serve as many riders as possible. Volunteering with us will bring you a sense of pride from helping others get to where they need to go! You’ll get to meet new people, and even be able to help those in need. Volunteer driving opportunities can also be found through our friends at Community Concepts.

If you are interested in a volunteer or employment opportunity with Western Maine Transportation Services, please complete our application or call 1-800-393-9335 and press option 1 for more information

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