Free bus service operates noon to 10 p.m. every day

It’s about to get a lot easier to get around to all your favorite spots in Bend.

Cascades East Transit is operating a FREE Ride Bend shuttle between June 29 and Labor Day. The shuttle will run every 15 minutes from noon to 10 p.m., daily, with continuous service between downtown Bend, the Old Mill District, Century Drive, and Galveston Avenue.

Hop on any stop and ride the free shuttle to eat, shop and play at your favorite spots in Bend. Have appetizers downtown at Zydeco, dinner at Anthony’s in the Old Mill District and dessert at Brother Jon’s on Galveston, all without having to drive.

The Ride Bend shuttle is also a great way to sample the area’s amazing craft brew and spirts scene and the perfect option for visitors looking to take in some of Bend’s most vibrant neighborhoods without the hassle of having to find a place to park.

For more information about the 2018 route and service, visit Free maps and schedules are also available from the Downtown Bend Visitor Center (750 NW Lava Rd), from CET’s Hawthorne Station (334 NE Hawthorne Ave) and from various local hotels and businesses.

Ride Bend is made possible by a partnership between the City of Bend, Visit Bend and the Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council.


Buses run every 15 minutes. The major stops are listed below and the time after the hour that the bus will arrive. For example, if you are boarding from the Downtown stop, you can expect the bus at 2:00, 2:15, 2:30 and 2:45. The bus will follow the minute pattern every hour between noon and 10 p.m.

A) Downtown (Franklin Ave. & Wall St.) :00 :15 :30 :45

B) Old Mill District (Powerhouse & Wall St.) :10 :25 :40 :55

C) Century Dr (Century Dr. & Simpson Ave.) :20 :35 :50 :05

D) Galveston (Galveston Ave. and 13th St.) :22 :37 :52 :07