Public Transportation

Yates Transit Service provides affordable public transportation for Yates and surrounding counties.  Routes are listed under the "Routes" tab.


Bus fare is only $1 each way and passes can be purchased on the bus, or at Yates Transit Service at 240 North Ave.


How to Ride the Bus

Passengers should wait at a designated bus stop or curbside along the route at least ten minutes prior to the scheduled time.  Passengers waiting curbside must be on the same side of the road that the bus is traveling.  The bus will not stop for passengers  flagging from the opposite side of the road.

Please have your fare ready and promptly take a seat upon boarding.  If all seats are taken, passengers may stand in the aisle between the seats.

As a courtesy please leave preferential seating available for elderly or disabled passengers.

Route Deviations

For information regarding route deviation service, reasonable modification and / or customer complaints, contact YTS customer service.  Route deviation requests must be made at least two business days prior to the planned trip. Route deviation fare is $2 and service is available to anyone within 1/4 mile of the published route.


Businesses interested in purchasing large quantities of passes should contact Customer Service at 315.694.7700, or

Business Hours:  Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

240 North Avenue, Penn Yan, NY 14527