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Bluegrass Ride: Fare-Free Public Transit

Bluegrass RIDE: Free Public Transit

Bluegrass RIDE now offers fare-free transit service throughout Nicholasville!


Hours of Operation

Bluegrass RIDE buses run hourly, Monday – Saturday, except for these holidays:
New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day,
Christmas Day.


Nicholasville Routes (free)

Download full route maps and schedule in English or Spanish.


Regional Routes (fares apply)

Bluegrass RIDE also offers a regional service connecting Nicholasville to Lexington and Danville. Fares apply. View regional route schedule and information.



Contact Bluegrass RIDE at 800-456-6588 or online here. Customer service center hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Catch the RIDE at Any Signed Bus Stop

Get on and off the bus anywhere you see this sign. See the route map for the bus stops closest to you and your destination. If you need to change from one bus route to another, the three routes will offer a convenient connection at the Downtown Transfer Stop on E Walnut Street. To learn more, visit How To Ride.


If You Can’t Get to the Bus Stop…

The RIDE bus will travel up to ½ mile off the route to pick you up. If you need a “deviation,” please call at least 24 hours ahead to schedule your pickup. Call 800-456-6588.

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