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Intercity Transit

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Intercity Transit

Thurston County’s public transit service provider.


By Bus – Use Intercity Transit trip planner to find bus routes and schedules.

Dial-a-lift - a door-to-door, shared-ride public transportation service for people with disabilities that prevent them from using our regular bus service. Service available for qualified individuals, where and when regular buses operate.

By Train – daily service from the Lacey Centennial Station to the metropolitan centers of Portland and Seattle with connections beyond. Passenger trains are operated by Amtrak.

Park & Ride – Find locations to park and commute on the Intercity Transit.  Visit Intercity Transit or  call (360) 786-1881, toll free 1-800-287-6348 or TTY (360) 943-5211. 

Bicycle – Maps and bicycling information available through the Thurston Regional Planning Council’s website. Online maps and pick-up locations are available on their website.

Express Bus Service from Tumwater Park & Ride

Intercity Transit's Express Route 609 provides weekday service between Tumwater and Lakewood with connections to Seattle. Park free at the Tumwater Park & Ride lot at Bonniewood Drive and Israel Road or at Hawks Prairie Park & Ride Lot to catch Route 609. This route and several other Express and local routes, also serves the Olympia Transit Center. Fare is $3 each way. Monthly passes are also available. Find Express Route maps and schedules for: 

Call Intercity Transit for more information at (360) 786-8585, 1-800-287-6348 (Outside Thurston County) or TTY (360) 943-5211. 

Other programs

The Bike PARTners program provides after-school workshops for students to learn bike maintenance and safe riding skills, one-on-one from volunteer instructors, and eventually earn their own bike. Donate used bicycles to the program. Call (360) 705-5839 for more information.