The Dial-A-Ride is a curb-to-curb transportation service, open to the public through out Northwest CT. All Dial-A-Ride vechicles are wheelchair accessible.

Bus Hours are 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
unless otherwise noted below

DIAL-A-RIDE Schedule

Mon., Tues. & Wed.: Torrington

Canaan, Falls Village, Sharon & Salisbury
Tues. & Thurs.: Local
Mon. & Fri.: Torrington (9:30 AM to 3 PM)

Mon. thru Fri.: Local (Wed.: No Colebrook)

Cornwall & Goshen
Tues., Wed. & Thurs.: Canaan, Falls Village, Sharon and Salisbury
Mon. & Fri.: Torrington (10 AM to 2 PM)

Tues. & Thurs.: Harwinton Senior Center
Mon., Tues. & Wed.: Torrington (10 AM to 2 PM)

Kent & Warren
Mon. & Wed.: New Milford (8 AM to 10 AM)
Local and Nutrition Site (12 PM to 3 PM)

Litchfield (Senior and Disabled citizens only)
Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri.: Torrington
Wed.: Local

Thursday: Litchfield and Torrington

New Hartford
Mon., Tues. & Wed.: Torrington

Tues. & Wed.: Local, Torrington and Winsted

Mon. thru Sat.: Local
Sun.: Church Run

Winchester & Winsted
Mon. thru Fri.: Torrington


On a first-come, first-serve basis; with a 24-hour advance notice.

To make a reservation call the Northwestern CT Transit District.
(860) 489-2535
1-(866) 906-RIDE (7433)

Office Hours

Monday through Thursday
7:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
7:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

One-Way Trip Fares

Ten ride discount tickets available.

Adults (18 & over)…… $1.25
Students……………… $0.90
Disabled ..…...........… $0.65
Elderly (60 & up) ….…$1.25
(Suggested Donation)
(up to age 5, with adult)

All ticket purchases are non-transferable and non-refundable.

  • Disabled persons must show their original Medicare or state elderly/disabled ID card to the driver. Call CT Transit at (860) 522-8101 for more information about the state-issued card. Certification by a medical doctor is needed to qualify for the disabled reduced fare.
  • People (60) or older ride free on a suggested donation basis.
  • Personal Care Attendants may ride for free when accompanying a passenger with a disability; companions are required to pay a fare.


(860) 489-2535

Toll Free:
(866) 906-7433


On the following dates, the Northwest CT Transit District office will be closed and Dial-A-Ride will not operate:
December 25, 2017
January 1, 2018
New's Year's Day
January 15, 2018
Martin Luther King Day
February 12, 2018
Lincoln's Birthday
February 19, 2018
President's Day
March 30, 2018
Good Friday
(No W/E DAR)
May 28, 2018
Memorial Day
July 4, 2018
Independence Day
September 3, 2018
Labor Day
October 8, 2018
Columbus Day
November 11, 2018
Veterans Day
November 22, 2018
(No W/E DAR)
November 23, 2018
Friday following Thanksgiving
(No W/E DAR)
December 24, 2018
½ Day Holiday Christmas Eve
December 25, 2018

In case of storms, etc. do one of the following for cancellation notices:
  • watch Local Cable 5
  • watch Channel 3 WFSB
  • listen to 97.3 FM WZBG

Note: If school is closed, then Dial-A-Ride service will not operate.