Effective, August 9, 2021
Banning Routes 1, 5, 6 and Combo 5/6 bus schedules have changed. Please pick up a schedule from the bus driver, at the Banning Community Center and/or at City Hall.
View Bus Schedules
Route 1 - Route1-2
Route 5 - Route5-2
Route 5/6 - Route5-6-2
Route 6 - Route6-2
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Hours of Operation:
Routes 1 Westbound
Monday - Friday 5:11 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Routes 1 Eastbound
Monday - Friday 6:15 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday - 8:00 a.m. - 5:56 p.m. Bus will shut down for lunch from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Sunday - 8:00 a.m. - 5:56- p.m. Bus will shut down for lunch from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Monday - Friday - 5:30 a.m. - 6:49 p.m.
Monday - Friday - 6:00 a.m. - 6:32 p.m.
Route 5/6 Weekend Combo
Saturday – 7:44 a.m. - 5:44 p.m.
Sunday – 7:44 a.m. - 5:44 p.m.
The Pass Transit System does not offer service on the following holidays:
4th of July
The Pass Transit System operates on a limited schedule (5/6 Combo 7:44 a.m. - 5:44 p.m. and Route 1 8:00 a.m. - 5:56 p.m.) on the following holidays:
Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday
Friday following Thanksgiving.
Office Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 951-922-3243
Saturday - CLOSED
Sunday - CLOSED
Phones are answered: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 951-922-3243
Saturday - Voicemail only
Sunday - Voicemail only
For after-hours convenience, voice mail is available.
Cost of passes:
(does not include the $.25 Zone fare for Cabazon) Every person, adult, student, child, infant must also pay zone fare charges.
(going to the James Venable Community Center, Esperanza & Elm, etc.)
Daily Pass: $3.00/General
$1.80/Senior/Disabled - (with I.D.) Seniors 60 yrs & older
When purchasing a monthly pass it is only valid for the month you are purchasing it (it will expire at the end of that month), we do not pro-rate nor do we offer refunds (this includes days passes and 10-ticket booklets).
Monthly Pass: $36.00/General
$21.50/Senior/Disabled - (with I.D.) Seniors 60 yrs & older
$25.00/Youth (17 yrs & under with I.D.)
$1.00/Youth (17 yrs & under with I.D.)
$.65/Senior Disabled - (with I.D.) Seniors 60 yrs & older
$.25/1-way trip Children (46" & under)
$.25/zone charge (to and from Cabazon - Route 1) applies to all infants, children, youth & adults
(does not include the additional $.25 Zone fare for Cabazon)
$5.85/Senior/Disabled - (with I.D.) Seniors 60 yrs & older
Any passenger that has a Medicare card and wants to receive the discounted rate, must fill out the City of Banning Disabled I.D. card application, take to your physician and if approved with the proper required documents will receive the first disabled identification card at no charge. Each card is valid for 3-years and the passenger must re-apply at the expiration date and the cost of the I.D. will then be $5.00. There are no refunds for lost, stolen and/or damaged I.D. Cards. For questions, please contact 951-922-3252 Monday through Thursday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m..
Token Transit-valid only on Banning buses
If you are able to download the Token Transit bus pass/ticket app, please text TOKEN to 41411 for a download link to your phone. When boarding the Banning buses you will then show your phone to the driver to access the bus. Must be purchased for the City of Banning, other city purchases are not accepted.
WHERE DO I PURCHASE PASSES & TICKETS?
Day Passes are only sold by drivers for Routes #1, Route #5, Route #6 & Combination 5/6 Route
Monthly Passes are sold at: the Banning Community Center, 789 N. San Gorgonio Avenue
(Monday - Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.)
10 - 1 ride ticket booklets are sold at: the Banning Community Center, 789 N. San Gorgonio Avenue and at the Banning City Hall, 99 E. Ramsey, at the Utility billing counter.
(Monday - Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.) & at the Community Center Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
(When you purchase a Day Pass, a Monthly Pass or a 10-ticket booklet and plan to travel to Cabazon you are still required to pay an additional $.25 zone fare to Cabazon's South side).
If you are transferring from an RTA bus you must have purchased their day pass or monthly pass to be able to transfer to Routes 1, 5, 6 or the Combination 5/6 Route and you will still be required to pay a Zone fare of $.25 to and from Cabazon. When you return back to Sun Lakes Village or Walmart to connect with RTA you will have to pay our fare of $1.15 per person for Routes #1, Route #5, Route #6 and the Combination 5/6 Route plus the $0.25 Zone fare, we do not honor Access cards.
We do not offer Jury Duty free rides.
If you plan to transfer to an RTA bus from Routes 1, 5, 6 and Combination Route, you need to purchase a Day or Monthly Pass from Banning Pass Transit and RTA will accept those only as a transfer. Should RTA have zone fare charges you will be required to pay their additional fees also.
WHERE CAN I GET A SCHEDULE?
Schedules are available at: Banning Community Center, City Hall, Banning Chamber of Commerce, Banning Library, Social Services on 4th & Ramsey, Social Services on Ramsey & Hargrave, James Venable Community Center in Cabazon, Banning Mental Health, San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital, Banning Health Department, Mt. San Jacinto Banning campus on Westward & Sunset and/or you can request one be mailed to you.
Banning Transit Drivers also have schedules on board each of the Buses
Routes 1, 5, 6 and the Combination 5/6 Route or you can view them on our website
banningca.gov - click on the Public Works department and then on the bus schedules
WHERE CAN I GET AN ADA OR DISABLED APPLICATION FOR BANNING/CABAZON?
These applications can be picked up at:
Banning Community Center
789 N. San Gorgonio Avenue
Banning, CA (located inside the Banning Community Center)
Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
You can also request that the application be mailed to you and/or emailed to you by calling 951-922-3252.
Banning Connect Transit day passes, tickets & monthly passes are accepted by the Banning Connect Transit system buses. If you purchased a Day pass or Monthly pass from RTA Route 31 you can transfer at the Sun Lakes Village or at the Wal-Mart transfer points with an additional $0.25 Zone fare if traveling to Cabazon to cross over into the Southern portion of Cabazon. All routes stop in residential areas at the designated corners of the route only. In commercial areas buses will only stop at designated stops.
The Mt. San Jacinto GoPass is accepted on the Pass Transit System (with proof of the proper GoPass sticker).
Changes to the Banning Connect Transit System Routes went into effect on August 9, 2021
The new Fare increase became effective April 2, 2012. If you have any questions please contact the business office at 951-922-3243 (Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.. To submit comments, complaints, suggestions or commendations you can call the office or write to:
Banning Connect Transit System
P.O. Box 998 or send an email to: Transit Customer Service
Banning, Ca 92220
You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Reminder: Schedules are subject to change at any time and a notice will be posted on board Banning buses and on Social Media. Thank you for choosing to access the Banning Connect Transit System
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