Coast to Valley Express - FAQ
What is the Coast to Valley Express?
►The Coast to Valley Express is a jointly-operated bus transit service provided by Benton Area Transit and Lincoln County Transit that travels between Newport, Toledo, Eddyville, Blodgett, Philomath, Corvallis, and Albany.
Where does the Coast to Valley Express bus go and when does it arrive?
►Click here for the Coast to Valley Express Schedule.
What days does the Coast to Valley Express operate?
►The Coast to Valley Express operates 7 days a week!
Does the Coast to Valley Express operate on holidays?
►The Coast to Valley Express does not operate on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, or New Year's Day.
How much does a trip on the Coast to Valley Express cost?
►The longest section of the Coast to Valley Express only costs $6.00 each way. Click here to view a breakdown of the fare pricing for the Coast to Valley Express, which includes our passes.
Are there any trip planners or interactive maps for the Coast to Valley Express that can help me plan my trip?
►Click here to go our page where we have an interactive map that shows you when the next bus will arrive, and a trip planner, provided through our partnership with the NW Connector.
►You can also find our Coast to Valley Express service on the Transit App, which can be downloaded on your smartphone or tablet.
What are the rules for passengers on the Coast to Valley Express? Can I take my animal or my bike onto the bus?
►Benton Area Transit has a set of ridership policies in place that cover which animals and objects are allowed on our buses. The most current version of this document can be found by clicking here.
How many people ride the Coast to Valley Express?
►You can check out our ridership statistics for all of Benton Area Transit's services by clicking here.
What is the NW Connector?
►Benton Area Transit (BAT) is one of five founding member agencies of the Northwest Oregon Transit Alliance (NWOTA), a consortium of transit providers in Oregon with the shared goal of making transit seamless and easily accessible for all in Northwest Oregon. The Coast to Valley Express service is the southernmost leg of the NW Connector, a term used to describe all services provided by the NWOTA partners. For more information about NWOTA and the NW Connector, visit nworegontransit.org.
If I have more questions, who should I ask?
►For more information about this service, please call Benton Area Transit at 541-766-6700 or Lincoln County Transit at 541-265-4900.