Phone (800) 914-9266

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

Mailing Address

PO Box 217, Elizabethtown, NY 12932

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Essex County Public Transportation (ECPT) provides regularly scheduled bus service in towns throughout the county. Connections can be made in Ausable Forks and Keeseville to Clinton County public transit buses. 

Click on a schedule below to see the route, times and fare associated with each.

VETERANS RIDE FREE WITH I.D.

Medicaid recipients may qualify for free non-emergency medical transportation assistance, but all requests must be made through MAS (call 866-883-7865).

NOTE: NEW SCHEDULES EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 12, 2022

The Placid XPRSS and the Whiteface Ski Shuttle operate 7 days a week. All other routes operate Monday-Friday and do not operate on holidays. NEW SCHEDULES GO INTO EFFECT ON DECEMBER 12, 2022. Seasonal changes have been made to the Mountain Valley Shuttle (MVS) schedule.

PLACID XPRSS – Please note changes to some stops. NO FLAGGING IS ALLOWED ON MAIN STREET between the Adirondack Community Church and the High Peaks Resort for safety reasons.

Bus Routes

Cascade Express

Lewis-Elizabethtown
Keene-Ray Brook
Saranac Lake-Lake Placid

Mountain Valley Shuttle

WINTER SCHEDULE
Lewis-Elizabethtown
Keene-Jay-Ausable Forks
Wilmington-Lake Placid

Champlain North

Lewis-Elizabethtown
Westport-Wadhams-Essex
Willsboro-Keeseville

Champlain South

Lewis-Elizabethtown-Westport
Mineville-Moriah-Port Henry
Crown Point-Ticonderoga

Placid XPRSS

Free shuttle throughout
Village of Lake Placid
7 days a week

Mountain Valley Shoppers

Elizabethtown-Keene
Wilmington-Saranac Lake
Lake Placid

Whiteface Mountain Ski Shuttle

2022-2023 Schedule
(December 12-March 11)

ALL BUSES ARE HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

RESOURCES

Questions? Call us at (800) 914-9266

How to ride the bus (things to know)

Arrive at your pick-up location at least 5 minutes before bus is scheduled to arrive

Have exact change ready to pay the fare, if applicable

Confirm your destination with the driver

HOW TO TRAVEL BETWEEN LAKE PLACID AND PLATTSBURGH BY BUS

Click Here to view the full Rules and Guidelines, Title VI and Grievance Procedure 

GENERAL COMPLAINT FORM (pdf)

ONLINE GENERAL COMPLAINT FORM

Assistance with special requests

Do you need assistance while traveling? Do you need to deviate from the regular bus route? Do you need help figuring out any of the bus schedules? Call us during regular office hours and we will be glad to assist you! Call (800) 914-9266.

Employment Opportunities

Bus Drivers needed – please contact Doreen Abrahamsen at ECPT for more information (518) 873-3689

Title VI Notice

Essex County Public Transit operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, or national origin in accordance with Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. To find out more about our nondiscrimination obligations, to file a complaint, or request this information in another language, please contact us at (800) 914-9266.

TITLE VI PLAN

TITLE VI COMPLAINT FORM

Masks are recommended on all public transportation

New York State recommends all passengers wear a mask while riding public transit, however it is not required. Please visit the New York State Department of Health for the most up-to-date information.

ANNOUNCEMENT

Governor Hochul signed into law a Young Adult CDL Class A Program.  This program, which is effective on May 14th, 2022, will enable 18-20 year old drivers to qualify for a Class A Commercial Driver License for intrastate operation. For more information, visit the New York DMV website.

Get in touch

MAILING ADDRESS

PO Box 217

Elizabethtown, NY 12932

Contact Us

Phone : + 1 800 914 9266

Our Hours

MON-FRI 8:00am – 4:00pm

SAT-SUN Office Closed

HOLIDAYS Office Closed

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