We’re glad to be back!

Public bus service between Dixfield and Sunday River 

7daysaweek 12/1/21 through 3/5/23*


(no service provided on Christmas Day)

 
* End date of service is dependent on lateseason conditions.

 

All service is subject to change without notice

Stops and Departure Times

 

Stop

AM

PM

 

Dixfield Park & Ride

6:45

 

Mexico Plaza

6:55

 

Rumford Info Booth

7:00

 

Sunday River South Ridge

7:30

5:00

 

Rumford Info Booth

5:30

 

Mexico Plaza

5:35

 

Dixfield Park & Ride

5:45

 

One-way fare $3.00

     
   

The Mountain Explorer 2022-2023 Season begins with daily service from 12/26 through 1/1

After the holiday week, service will be available on Saturdays and Sundays

Check back for schedule updates!

 

 

NOTE: THIS SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE AND MAY BE  AFFECTED BY ROAD AND WEATHER CONDITIONS
 

 

ADDITIONAL FLAG STOPS…not listed on the maps, may be added at the discretion of the Mountain Explorer based on safety and rider requirements

 

Service Notes:

Service is subject to change without notice.

Flex-Route & Bethel Airport Service

AIRPORT AND FLEX-ROUTE SERVICE EXPLAINED… For Bethel Airport pick-up, Flex-Route reservation, or group arrangements please call 207-330-3304 as far in advance as possible of your desired trip.

The Mountain Explorer can be your FREE local ride to, or from, any destination within 3/4 mile of the scheduled route, on public roads, during normal operating hours, if it is considered safe by the operator. The time of your pick-up will be between the times of scheduled stops on either side of your location.

You can use the Mountain Explorer for more than going to the mountain…you can ride to work, restaurants and pubs, shopping, banks, local hair, healthcare, dental or eye appointments, or almost anywhere in-town, FREE!

ACCESSIBILITY:

ABOUT THE MOUNTAIN EXPLORER:

The Mountain Explorer was founded in 2000 and is open to the public to provide safe, free, more environmentally-friendly transportation for residents and winter visitors, and a reliable designated driver option. The Mountain Explorer is operated by Western Maine Transportation Services and supported by the towns of Bethel and Newry, the Federal Transit Administration, Maine Department of Transportation, Sunday River, Gould Academy, The Bethel Inn Resort, local businesses, associations and other sponsors listed on this schedule.

 

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