Barstow Route 4Hinkley Bus Service

Key Service Area

CITIES: Hinkley / Barstow: Barstow Library, Barstow Transit Center (City Hall) OTHER ROADS: Highway 58, National Trails Highway / Route 66

Route 4 Dail-A-Ride

Barstow Route 4 provides county Dial-A-Ride (DAR) service seven days a week between Barstow and the unincorporated community of Hinkley. Call to schedule a ride.


Barstow County Route Fares Single Trip Day Pass 31-Day Pass




Student $2.75 $9.00 $78.00

Senior / Disabled / Medicare / Veteran




Children 5 & Under (3 children per adult fare maximum)





  • 31-DAY PASS: The 31-Day Pass is acceptable as fare for 31 days, beginning the first day it is used in farebox.
  • 10-TRIP PASS: 10-Trip Passes have no expiration date and are good for 10, one-way trips. DAY PASS: Day Passes allow an individual unlimited rides for day purchased.
  • PASS PURCHASE: Passes are available for purchase at Barstow City Hall, Barstow Area Transit Administration, and on board the bus.
  • CHILDREN: Children 5 & Under (3 children maximum per adult fare; additional children must pay student fare)
  • SDM Senior/Disabled/Medicare: All require identification. Seniors 60 and over.
  • STUDENT: Age 6-13. Age 14 and over require student I.D.
  • VETERAN: Military veteran. Identification required.

Route 4 Schedule

Monday to Friday Saturday Sunday
7:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. (noon) 11:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. ---- ----

Call To Schedule Service

To schedule a pick up within the route's service area, call at least three hours in advance of your desired pick up time. Phone calls are answered from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. seven days a week.


(760) 256-0311 Ext. 2
6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Rider Guidelines

● VVTA buses operate weekdays 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturdays 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sundays 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ● VVTA fare not valid on Barstow Area Transit routes ● BAT buses operate weekdays 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ● BAT fare not valid on VVTA routes ● No service is provided on following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day ● Fare due when boarding ● Exact change required ● Pennies not accepted ● Fare good for single direction trip only ● Discount & Student Passes require presentation of photo I.D. when boarding; passes are not transferable and only valid to person originally issued; use by others is fare evasion, resulting in confiscation, possible prosecution, and fines ● Drugs, weapons, open containers of alcohol are prohibited ● Only non-alcoholic drinks are allowed in solid containers with lids (paper cups not allowed) ● No smoking or eating on bus ● Operator reserves right to refuse service to persons who are intoxicated, abusive, offensive to others, or not properly clothed ● Service animals are permitted ● Small dogs and cats in a locked commercial carrier, kept in seat with passenger, are permitted ● Arrive at bus stop 5 minutes prior to scheduled departure ● Do not move, change seats, or talk to driver while bus in motion ● Carry-ons, which may include a pet carrier, limited to 2 packages on Route 15 B-V Link and 6 on all other routes; dimensions limited to 22 inches X 9 inches X 14 inches; must remain in passenger lap or under seat; larger items not permitted ● Drivers not responsible for remembering where passengers wish to disembark ● VVTA not responsible for lost or stolen items ● In case of floods or severe snow conditions, buses will return to nearest safe layover zone to await further instructions; every attempt possible will be made to pick up all passengers and deliver them to their respective destinations ● Soliciting or distributing literature in buses is prohibited ● Service inquiries or comments may be directed to (760) 948-4021

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