Paul Bunyan Transit provides public transportation for Beltrami County and the city of Bemidji. Roseau County the cities of Roseau and Warroad. Lake of the Woods County and Baudette. We are now one system to better serve you, the passenger. Our Service Area in Bemidji is a 10 mile radius of City Hall. In the Roseau and Warroad communities the Service Area is a 4 mile radius of the center of each town. In Baudette we provide service to the Lakes Road and to the Clementson area.
Paul Bunyan Transit provides rides in the Summer from June thru August at no change for K-12 Students in Bemidji, Baudette, Roseau and Warroad. Call our Dispatchers to see if you are in the Service Area to provide transportation to your Summer Activities.
Cost to Ride in Bemidji
|Adult||Child 3-9 yrs old||Less than 3 yrs|
(*If accompanied by an adult; otherwise regular rates apply)
Each additional stop will cost an additional fare.
Exact fare is required. Drivers do not make change.
Bus Passes in Bemidji
Bus passes may be purchased from the bus driver or at 706 Railroad Street SE, for the following rates:
|Rides for work only during the month the pass is purchased.||10 rides for the general public.||10 rides for senior citizens (60 years of age and older).|
* If you are purchasing passes at our office, please call in advance to let us know you will be coming.
Also, when you call, please let us know if you will be needing a receipt.
Routes to Waskish Areas
Rides from Waskish, Kelliher, Blackduck, Tenstrike and Turtle River to Bemidji are available the 1st & 3rd Thursdays of the month.
These routes leave in the morning to pick up passengers and return to Bemidji. Return trips to these areas leave Bemidji in the afternoon. Please call to reserve your spot by Wednesday of that week.
Cost per person:
Volunteer Driver Program
The Volunteer Driver Program provides safe, reliable transportation to individuals who are on assistance or have needs that can not be met by our public transit systems. Paul Bunyan Transit works in cooperation with Beltrami County, MNDOT and private pay individuals to transport customers to doctor’s appointments, clinics, treatment centers and home visits. Each year, our volunteer drivers travel over 300,000 miles while providing this valuable service.
We are the ticket agent for Jefferson Lines. The ticket agent hours are Monday-Friday from 9am-2:00pm. No tickets sales are available on Saturday or Sunday. If you have questions or wish to buy a ticket please call 218-751-8765 (Ext 1 then 3). If no one answers, please leave a message and someone will return your call as soon as possible.
The Holiday Station in Bemidji is the pickup and drop off site for Jefferson Lines Buses.
Jefferson Lines Bus goes to Minneapolis Daily (Sunday-Saturday) Leaving the Holiday Station at 11:30 am.
Jefferson Lines Bus goes to Fargo Daily (Sunday-Saturday) Leaving the Holiday Station at 4:40 pm.
Office hours in Bemidji are 8am-4:30pm.
Roseau office hours are 7am-3:30pm. Please call ahead if you need to purchase or order passes/tokens.