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Phone (800) 914-9266

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm

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 can ride for FREE to medical appointments on regularly scheduled routes. Just call the office at 800-914-9266 to notify us when you will be traveling.

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

Bus Routes

Cascade Express

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

Mountain Valley Shuttle

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

Champlain South Shoppers


Elizabethtown-Ticonderoga
COMING SOON!

Hikers Shuttle

Keene / Keene Valley

Marcy, Rooster Comb, Ridge Trail

Whiteface Mountain Ski Shuttle

SEASONAL
(Mid December-Mid March)

ALL BUSES ARE HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

Fares

Regular Routes $2

One-Way

Shoppers Buses $5

Roundtrip

In-Town $0.75

One-Way

Placid XPRSS

FREE

Route Deviation +$1

Additional amount

Whiteface Ski Shuttle

FREE (Dec-March)

CASH ONLY  |  EXACT CHANGE REQUIRED

EVERY 1ST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH IS FREE! (excludes Shoppers routes)

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • The bus may arrive at a stop before the scheduled time. The bus may not leave a stop before the scheduled time.
  • Timetables are estimates. Weather, traffic and other circumstances may affect actual times. Please contact the ECPT office at (800) 914-9266 to find out where a particular bus is at any given time. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm.
  • The following buses operate Monday-Friday, EXCLUDING Holidays: Cascade Express, Mountain Valley Shuttle, Champlain North, Champlain South.
  • The Lake Placid XPRSS operates 7 days a week, including holidays (weekday and weekend schedules differ; please see full schedule for details).
  • The Hikers Shuttle is free and operates on Saturdays and Sundays, July 9-October 9, plus Monday-September 5 and Monday-October 10.
  • The Whiteface Mountain Ski Shuttle operates mid-December through mid-March, 7 days a week, including holidays.
  • The Mountain Valley Shoppers operate 2 Wednesdays per month, April through December. Please see full schedules for details. Reservations required.
  • ALL BUSES ARE HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE AND ADA COMPLIANT

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

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

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 required on all public transportation

New York State requires all passengers to wear a mask while riding public transit until further notice. 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 – 4:30pm

SAT-SUN Office Closed

HOLIDAYS Office Closed

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