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Placer County Transit (PCT)

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Welcome aboard PCT, where you can ride the bus for only $1.25 each way!

Sacramento Regional Transit Light Rail Service will be temporarily suspended at the Watt/I-80 Station beginning Friday Night October 17 at 8PM through Sunday October 20. Service will resume Monday morning October 20. See the attached link to the Sacramento Regional Transit website for more information. If you are planning to connect to or from Placer County Transit at Watt/I-80 Light Rail Station there will not be light rail train service. See the Sacramento Regional Transit website for bus connection information at Watt/I-80.

Placer County Transit
"We're going your way!"

Our goal at PCT is to provide a safe and direct means of transportation service for western Placer County residents. We are committed to providing comprehensive and reliable transit service. We want our passengers to enjoy a comfortable and pleasant ride aboard our buses.

Thank you for riding Placer County Transit.

Routes and Schedules

Auburn to Light Rail (Watt/I-80)

Lincoln / Sierra College

The Lincoln/Rocklin/Sierra College Route ends at the Twelve Bridges Library, where riders can transfer for FREE to the  Lincoln Transit   Downtown Circulator (weekdays only)

* On Saturdays, PCT will stop at 3rd & F in Lincoln and will NOT stop at Twelve Bridges Library as Lincoln Transit does not operate on Saturdays

Route Map Download Schedule   Holiday schedule

Highway 49


Reservations required for Alta destinations.  Call 530-885-BUSS

This service is available on weekdays only. No service on weekends or  holidays.

One-Way Cash Fares:

General Public $1.25

  • Disabled/Senior/Youth $.60
    Children under 5 w/adult are free.
  • Discount passes and ticket books also available. 
  • Medicare card holders eligible for half fare.

Route Map Download Schedule  Holiday schedule

Taylor Rd

This shuttle connects with the Auburn/Light Rail bus at Sierra College. This shuttle will deviate 3/4 mile from Taylor Road on reservation only. You should plan your off-route pick-ups and drop-offs to be approximately the same time the shuttle is scheduled to be in your area. Stops on Ophir Road between Auburn and the Ophir Road Park 'n' Ride lot are by reservation only. In Newcastle, Penryn, Loomis, Rocklin, and Granite Bay, call 916-745-7560. In Auburn, call 530-745-7560. 
Link to South Placer Transit Connections Website  

Placer County Transit operates Monday - Saturday. No service on Sunday or  holidays.
One-Way Cash Fares:

  • General Public $1.25
  • Disabled/Senior/Youth $.60.
  • Children under 5 w/adult are free.
  • Discount passes and ticket books also available. 
  • Medicare card holders eligible for half fare.

Shuttle Route Map  Download Schedule   Holiday schedule

Service Area Map  (1.5 Mb)

Printer Friendly Bus Schedule

Dial-A-Ride Service Hours/Fares

Holiday Schedule (PCT does not operate on these days)

Fares and Tickets


Americans with Disabilities Act Service and Civil Rights Information

Rider Information


  • When getting on the bus, please have your monthly pass, ticket or cash fare ready.
  • Show your monthly pass to the driver.
  • Deposit tickets and cash in the fare box.
  • When paying with cash, please have exact change, as drivers cannot make change.


  • The seats closest to the front of the bus are reserved for elderly and disabled riders.

Rider Etiquette:

  • Food and drinks are prohibited.
  • Smoking is also not allowed on the bus.
  • Loud noises, such as music or loud cell phone conversations, are not permitted.
  • Carry-on parcels are limited to two per rider.

Lost and Found:

  • If you lose an item, call Placer County Transit at 530-885-BUSS.
  • Give all found items to the driver.

Other Transportation Services

Contact Placer County Transit


Mailing Address

Placer County Transit
11460 F Ave
Auburn CA 95603

Office Address

11432 F Ave. - behind Road Dept
Auburn, CA 95603


530-885-BUSS or 916-784-6177
TDD Hearing Impaired: 530-745-8732

Office Hours

M-F 6:30am-6pm
Sat 8am-5pm
Closed Sun

Directions & Map

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