Ely Bus

DIAL-A-RIDE: (775) 289-4432

Hours or Operation:

  • Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Serving Ely, McGill, Ruth and Surrounding Areas

To Schedule a Ride:

Please call 775-289-4432. Our Customer service staff can assist you in determining the best way to get to and from your destination. Please tell us if you require wheelchair or special assistance when you call. 

***Our Drivers DO NOT Carry Change. Exact Change is Required.***


  • One ride or rides for the week or month are:
  • Inside Ely City Limits: $1.00
  • Outside Ely Limits: $2.00
  • Suggested SENIOR Donations:
    • Inside Ely City Limits : $.50
    • Outside Ely City Limits: $1.00
  • Tickets:
    • 15 Rides: $12.00


  • (Unlimited rides from the 1st of the month to the last day of the month): 
    • Monthly Pass Inside of Ely City Limits: $35.00
    • Monthly Pass Outside of Ely City Limits: $45.00
    • Monthly Pass for Seniors: $15.00

For additional information on all tickets and passes please call (775) 289-4432.


  • January: 
    • New Year's Day - No Service
      • The day before New Year's Day or the day after New Year's Day, as approved by the department manager.
    • Martin Luther King Day: Full Service
  • February:
    • President's Day - No Service
  • May:
    • Memorial Day - No Service
  • July: 
    • 4th of July - No Service
  • September:
    • Labor Day - No Service
  • October:
    • Columbus Day - Full Service
    • Nevada Day - No Service
  • November:
    • Veteran's Day - No Service
    • Thanksgiving - No Service
    • Friday After Thanksgiving - No Service
  • December:
    • Christmas Eve - No Service
    • Christmas Day - No Service
      • The day before Christmas Day and the day after Christmas Day, as approved by department manager.
    • New Year's Eve - No Service

Trip Purpose:

  • All trips are on a first come, first serve basis. Trips may be taken for any purpose and to any location within the service area. 


  • Pursuant to NRS 484.461, all Senior riders on a Dial-A-Ride service MUST wear a seatbelt. 

Proper Conduct:

  • Ely Bus reserves the right to refuse transportation to anyone who conduct is or has been known to be violent, seriously disruptive, or illegal. 

If You Have Missed Your Ride:

  • If you have missed your ride or if your ride has not arrived within 10 minutes after your scheduled time, please call us at (775) 289-4432.

Rider Complaints:

  • Please call the Dispatch Center at (775) 289-4432. If you feel your complaint was not adequately resolved. Please call White Pine County Social Services at (775) 289-6528, or click the link for more information on Social Services. 

Ely Bus Passenger Guide

Map of Ely City Limits

Map of Service Area

Title VI Complaint Form

Title VI E-Notice