Route 40 - Colfax / Alta

Route Details

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


  • Reservations required for Alta destinations. Call 530-885-BUSS.
  • Morning reservations must be called in prior to 7 a.m
  • Evening must be called in prior to 3 p.m.

One-Way Cash Fares

  • General Public $1.25
  • Disabled/Senior/Youth $0.60
  • Children under 5 with adult are free.
  • Discount passes and ticket books also available.
  • Medicare card holders eligible for half fare.

Colfax / Alta Eastbound

Auburn Station / Nevada Street 7 a.m.3:15 p.m.
Elder'sBy Reservation OnlyBy Reservation Only
BowmanBy Reservation OnlyBy Reservation Only
Meadow VistaBy Reservation OnlyBy Reservation Only
ApplegateBy Reservation OnlyBy Reservation Only
WeimarBy Reservation OnlyBy Reservation Only
Colfax Amtrak 7:203:45
Gold RunBy Reservation OnlyBy Reservation Only
Dutch FlatBy Reservation OnlyBy Reservation Only
Alta Store 8 a.m.4:15 p.m.

Alta / Colfax Westbound

StopMorning StopEvening Stop
Alta Store8 a.m.4:15 p.m.
Dutch FlatReservation OnlyReservation Only
Gold RunReservation OnlyReservation Only
Colfax Amtrak 8:20 a.m.4:35 p.m.
WeimarReservation OnlyReservation Only
ApplegateReservation OnlyReservation Only
Meadow VistaReservation OnlyReservation Only
BowmanReservation OnlyReservation Only
Elder'sReservation OnlyReservation Only
Auburn Station / Nevada Street Drop Off OnlyDrop Off Only

Additional Information

Placer County Transit does not operate on several holidays.

For information, call Placer County Transit at 530-885-BUSS or 916-784-6177, or send an email to Placer County Transit.