Jackson County Transit Information - Click Here is a fully coordinated public transportation system and operates as a branch of Jackson County Government. Jackson County Transit provides transportation for human service agencies, the elderly, persons with disabilities, and the general public of Jackson County. In addition, we offer a deviated fixed route, paratransit service, and a demand response service between 7:00am until 5:00pm, Monday through Friday, except holidays. 

Limited service is available to Asheville, Waynesville, Franklin and Bryson City. Trips outside of Jackson County must be scheduled at least one (1) week in advance of the trip. If appointments are made less than one week in advance, they will be taken on availability. Requests for in county service must be made before 2:00 pm prior to the scheduled trip, except for the Jackson Trolley, which operates Monday through Friday from 7:00am until 5:00pm, and on Saturdays from 10:00am until 2:00pm. This a deviated fixed service that includes 14 fixed bus stops along the route. 

For Persons with Hearing or Speech Disabilities, Call 711 or 1-800-735-2962.

To reserve a seat, call the Dispatcher at: 828-586-0233.

April Alm - Jackson County Transit Director

Email Contact: info@jacksoncountytransit.com

Office Hours

Monday through Friday - 7:00am until 5:00pm

Email Contact:  info@jacksoncountytransit.com


  • Sylva (In Town): $1.00
  • Dillsboro / Webster: $2.00
  • Cullowhee, Savannah, Barkers Creek and Ochre Hill: $3.00
  • East LaPorte, Caney Fork, Tuckasegee, Pumpkintown, Whittier, and Balsam/Willets: $4.00
  • Canada, Cherokee and Qualla :$5.00
  • Glenville, Cashiers, Bryson City, Franklin and Waynesville: $10.00
  • Asheville: $20.00
  • Asheville Airport: $25.00

Rates are subject to change.

Demand/Response service is provided to the elderly, persons with disabilities, and the general public. Requests for transportation within Jackson County must be received by 2:00 pm the day prior to the date of the trip. Trips out of Jackson County must be schedule at least one week in advance.

Jackson County Transit provides home pick-up and delivery to and from destinations for the following:

  • Shopping 
  • Banking 
  • Paying utility bills 
  • Employment
  • Recreational activities
  • Congregate meal program
  • Senior Center activities
  • College and university attendance (SCC and WCU)


  • Harris Regional Hospital - Sylva, Bryson City
  • Haywood Medical Center - Clyde
  • Angel Medical Center - Franklin
  • Memorial Mission Hospital - Asheville

Lift-Equipped vans are available for persons with disabilities. Medicaid transportation must be scheduled through the Jackson County Department of Social Services. Contact the Transit Office for more information at 828-586-0233.

The Jackson Trolly is a deviated fixed route serving the Sylva-Dillsboro-Webster areas, operating Monday through Friday from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm. The following scheduled times are approximate and you should be at the stop early. These times begin at the top of each hour.

Jackson County Trolly Schedule and Map

  • Town of Dillsboro :00
  • Harold's Supermarket :01
  • Nicol Arms Apartments :03
  • Jackson Village :04
  • Jackson Counyt Public Library :06
  • Town of Sylva :10
  • Sylva Community Building :20
  • Harris Regional Hospital :21
  • Kel-Save Drug Store :26
  • Wal-Mart :35
  • The Haven at the Oaks :40
  • Reedwood Manor Apartments*:41
  • Southwestern Community College*:42


  • Ingles*:44
  • Andy Shaw Ford* :46
  • Cody's Hot Spot:48
  • Bread Store* :49
  • Back Street* :50

*Upon request only, you must call in. 

*Jackson Plaza / Justice Center

10:55 am & 11:55 am and 2:55 pm & 3:55 pm

Fares are $1.00 per boarding, per person. A booklet of 20 tickets may be purchased for $15.00 (1 ticket = 1 boarding), or a monthly pass may be purchased for $20.00 which may be used for an unlimited number of boarding’s during a month period.

For more information on all services provided by Jackson County Transit, please contact the office between hours of 7:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, at 828-586-0233.


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