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
Fri.: Torrington (9:30 AM to 3 PM)

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

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

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.