Polk County Transit Service

Main Line: 1-855-PolkBus
Reservation Line: (863) 534-5500
Fax: (863) 534-0376
TDD: (863) 534-3826

Hours of Operation

6:00AM - 6:30PM
6:00AM - 6:30PM
6:00AM - 6:30PM
6:00AM - 6:30PM
6:00AM - 6:30PM
8:00AM - 5:00PM

Dispatch Hours:

Same as hours of operation: 24 hrs/ 7 days

Advance Notice:

3-7 business days for door to door service

Special Circumstance:

Review bus schedules on line.

Service Area

Polk, Alturas, Auburndale, Babson Park, Bartow, Bradley, Davenport, Dundee, Eagle Lake, Eaton Park, Eloise, Fedhaven, Fort Meade, Frostproof, Haines City, Highland City, Highland Park, Hillcrest Heights, Homeland, Indian Lake Estates, Kathleen, Lake Alfred, Lake Hamilton, Lake Wales, Lakeland, Lakeshore, Loughman, Mulberry, Nalcrest, Nichols, Polk City, River Ranch, Wahneta, Waverly and Winter Haven

Eligible Riders

Americans with Disabilities Act Eligible, General Public, Medicaid Eligible, Transportation Disadvantaged

Need Types Serviced

All, Education, Employment, Medical, Nourishment, Recreation, Shopping

Vehicle Types


Cost (approximate)

Regular Rate, $1.50 /ride, depending on mileage;
Medicaid/HMO, no charge;
Transportation Disadvantaged fare on a sliding scale up to full fare;
Americans with Disabilities Act,$1.50 must travel on established bus route.

(pricing subject to change)

Other Comments/Information

Fixed route system. Intercity transit: connects fixed routes in Winter Haven to rural fixed route. This is a curb to curb service with pick up and drop off at specified locations.
Call to register for Transportation Disadvantaged Program, Medicaid, and Americans with Disabilities Act which are door to door para transit services-pick up and drop off are at the door. Will travel out of county with a doctor referral.