Service Information

Fixed Route

Battle Creek Transit (BCT) Fixed Routes

Battle Creek Transit (BCT)
Hours of Operation
  • Monday-Friday, 5:15 a.m.-6:45 p.m.
  • No service from 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. to provide lunch breaks for bus drivers.
Method/Rules for Scheduling a Ride

Fixed route travel does not require advance scheduling because route schedules are pre-determined. If paratransit is required, call (269) 966-3474, option 2, Monday through Friday, during the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. to schedule a ride. 24 hour notice is required.

More Important Details

Operating Area

BCT operates eight fixed routes that run primarily in the City of Battle Creek.

You may  view individual routes and schedules by visiting


Standard Fare

Adults and children taller than fare box: $1.75 one way

Transfers are free

Reduced Fare

 $0.85 one way

Available for

  • Seniors (60+)
  • Persons with disabilities

Children shorter than fare box ride free

Transfers are free

Accessibility & Eligibility

Paratransit/Reduced Fare Eligibility

See BCT Tele-Transit service for more information about service for those who are not able to use fixed route system due to a disability. Fixed route vehicles are lift/ramp equipped for those who are able to access/use fixed route stops.

“ADA certification” qualifies a person to use BCT Tele-Transit and for a reduced fare BCT card, which can be used for reduced fare using BCT fixed route buses. A person must have either a BCT reduced fare card (application required), ID showing they are 60 years of age or over, or a Medicare card to qualify for reduced fare.

BCT Reduced Fare Eligibility Certification Form

Transit Service Accessibility

All fixed route and demand response transportation have accessible lift/ramp vehicle options. BCT Tele-Transit is accessible door-to-door transportation primarily for seniors and people with disabilities who cannot use/board at/get to fixed route stops. This service (listed separately) can be used when paratransit is needed.

Provider Information

Battle Creek Transit (BCT)

Major Public Transit Agency

County: Calhoun County

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Phone 269-966-3311
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