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Public Transit

County Transit Bus

County Transit is a public service to provide quick, easy, safe and affordable transportation for residents of and visitors to Prince Edward County. 

Fixed-route and on-demand services

County Transit offers regular fixed-route and on-demand services year-round connecting points within The County and Belleville.

Learn more about the fixed-route service and view the schedules 

Learn more about the on-demand service and view the schedules 

Summer dinner-hour shuttles

An evening shuttle service connecting Picton, Bloomfield and Wellington is available.

The shuttle, a new pilot project operated by County Transit, will be available from 5 pm to 10:30 pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until Thanksgiving weekend. Fares are $5 one way (cash only). To guarantee a seat, passengers are asked to reserve their place by calling 613.392.0640 or going to countytransit.ca.

Two 18-passenger buses will operate as part of the shuttle service, one starting in Wellington at 5 pm, the other starting in Picton at 5 pm. Stops along the way include:

  • King Street (Picton) parking lot (5 pm; 5:45 pm; 6:30 pm; 7:15 pm; 8 pm; 8:45 pm; 9:30 pm; and 10:15 pm)
  • Parking lot at 73 Picton Main Street (Metro parking lot)
  • Parking lot next to 257 Bloomfield Main Street
  • Parking lot at 132 Wellington Main Street
  • Parking lot at 279 Wellington Main Street (Foodland) (5 pm; 5:45 pm; 6:30 pm; 7:15 pm; 8 pm; 8.45 pm; 9.30 pm; 10:15 pm)

Sandbanks shuttle service

A County Transit bus will transport pre-booked passengers from locations in Picton, Bloomfield, Wellington, Belleville and Trenton to and from the Dunes Beach on Saturdays starting in July until August.

Pick-up times and locations:

  • 9 am Trenton Town Centre (Giant Tiger)
  • 9:30 am Belleville Bus Terminal
  • 10 am Wellington Town Hall, Foodland or Tim Hortons
  • 10:10 am Bloomfield Post Office
  • 10:25 am Picton Metro
  • 10:45 am approximate arrival at Dunes Beach

The bus will return to Dunes Beach at 3:00 pm to load passengers, then depart at 3:30 pm to return riders to their pick-up locations.

Riders must book their seat on the bus in advance by contacting the County Transit provider – Quinte Transit – at 1.855.283.9640. A maximum of 18 passengers can be accommodated per day.

Passengers will not be required to pay an entrance fee to Sandbanks Provincial Park, but must pay the bus fare of $5 each way for pick-ups within The County, and $11 each way for pick-ups in Belleville or Trenton.

For more information or book your seat please contact Quinte Transit at 613.392.9640 (toll free 1.855.283.9640), email info@quintetransit.ca, or visit the County Transit website.

 

Specialized Transit

Specialized transit service is available for individuals requiring accessible public transit in Prince Edward County. For more information, view eligibility criteria for accessible transit. This service, contracted through Quinte Access, provides door to door transit services to locations within Prince Edward County and beyond, four days per week (Tuesday through Friday).

Interested applicants must first complete an ‌Accessible Transit Application. The form can be completed and submitted by email to operations@pecounty.on.ca, or printed and returned to 115 Lake Street in Picton.

Once you have received confirmation that you have successfully registered, you can begin scheduling trips. Trips must be scheduled at least one day in advance. Priority will be given to riders with physical disabilities and medical appointments take precedence over social trips. To schedule a trip, call 1.855.283.9640.

For more information on specialized transit in Prince Edward County, contact 613.476.2148 ext. 4000 or email operations@pecounty.on.ca.

Alternative providers of transportation can be found by contacting Volunteer and Information Quinte at 613.969.8862 or by visiting Volunteer and Information Quinte.  Additionally, the Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association provides escorted travel services to seniors throughout The County. Please visit the Community Care for Seniors website for more information.

The County of Prince Edward would like to thank the Prince Edward District Women’s Institute for its ongoing financial support of the specialized transit service.