Hiawathaland Transit

 

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Hiawathaland Transit is operated by Three Rivers, and is available to everyone for any reason. People of all ages ride our buses to go places like school, work, the grocery store, doctor's office, pharmacy, or library. Our buses can transport anyone anywhere within city limits! There are even a few routes between cities. Contact Hiawathaland Transit for more information about specific services.  Also, you can click here for an explanation of our services and policies!

There is NO service on the following Holidays

• New Years Day
• Memorial Day
• July 4th
• Labor Day
• Thanksgiving (and Friday after)
• Christmas Day

Schedule Your Ride!

To schedule a ride, call our dispatch center between the hours of 6:00 am and 6:00 pm Monday through Friday or between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm on Saturday.

Please call dispatch toll free at: 866-623-7505 for more information.
TTY-MN Relay Service 800-627-3529

In some cities, Hiawathaland Transit has established routes that serve the majority of the city limits.  Riders may get on the route(s) at their own discretion; pre-scheduled route deviations are also available.  In other communities, A Dial-A-Ride bus is available (please note: in cities where both route and Dial-A-Ride exist, some eligibility restrictions do apply to the Dial-A-Ride service).  Please see below for more information about what is available in your area:

Service Areas & Hours of Operation

Cannon Falls/RandolphMonday - Friday, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm 
FaribaultRoutes:
Monday - Friday, 6:00 am - 6:00 pm

Dial-A-Ride:
Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Faribault Service Area & Routes:
ENGLISH  |   SPANISH
Lake City / FrontenacMonday - Friday, 7:00 am - 4:30 pm 
Northfield

Routes:
Monday - Friday, 6:00 am - 6:00 pm

Dial-A-Ride:
Monday - Saturday, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Express Route:
Monday – Saturday, 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sunday, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Northfield Service Area & Routes:
ENGLISH  |   SPANISH

 

Northfield Express Route

Plainview / ElginMonday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm 
Red WingRoutes:
Monday - Friday, 6:00 am - 6:00 pm

Dial-A-Ride:
Saturday Only,  7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Red Wing Service Area & Routes
ENGLISH  |   SPANISH
Wabasha / KelloggMonday - Friday, 7:30 am - 3:30 pm 
Winona

Monday - Friday, 6:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday, 9:05am - 5:05 pm

Winona Service Area & Routes
Zumbrota / MazeppaMonday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm 

We operate on a first come, first served basis - please make reservations 24 hours in advance if possible - we can take requests for rides on the bus up to one week in advance.

A MINIMUM OF 24 HOUR ADVANCE NOTICE IS ENCOURAGED FOR ANY RIDE REQUIRING USE OF THE LIFT AS SPACE IS LIMITED.

Schedules are subject to change.  Traffic and weather conditions may delay buses.

Additional Information

• Each bus is handicap accessible.
• Assistants accompanying a person with disabilities ride FREE.
• Drivers do not assist individuals into homes, apartment buildings, or businesses.
• Tokens or punch passes are encouraged.  Drivers DO NOT make change.
• Passengers are required to pay their fare BEFORE their ride and will be charged for any no-call no-shows.
• Buses DO NOT enter trailer/mobile parks, apartment complexes, or other multi-use/multi-family dwellings.
• No food, beverages, or smoking on the bus.
• Due to the space and safety concerns there is a 2 BAG LIMIT on all buses.

Fares

Fares range from $1.25 to $1.75. One-way rides between service areas are $10. Punch passes and tokens can be purchased at local city halls, as well as other locations - a full list of vendors can be found on this website. Riders must have correct change available when boarding the bus, as drivers cannot make change.

Title VI Notification and Language Assistance Plan

Please see our Title VI Notification in English and Spanish and our Language Assistance Plan.

Advertise On Our Buses!

Bus ads are an effective and cost-effective form of outdoor advertising.  For more information please contact Houck Transit Advertising.

If you are interested in purchasing one of our used buses please check out our page on GovDeals.  GovDeals provides services to various government agencies that allow them to sell surplus items via the Internet.  Each participating agency has its own auction rules and regulations and may be subject to government ordinances.