Payment and Fares

Tokens for $3.00 or $5.00 may be token2purchased on the buses from the bus drivers or at the office:

Watertown Area Transit, Inc.
205 First Avenue NE
Watertown, South Dakota 57201

Cash or checks are accepted for payment for rides. Bus drivers do not carry cash; exact amount of change must be available for fare box upon entry of bus.

One-way trips:
Immediate Service Area: $3.00 or blue token
Outlying Service Area: $5.00 or green token
Extended Service Area: $8.00
Out of Town Rates can be viewed by clicking here


Medical Trips
Currently, through partnership with Prairie Lakes Hospital, medical trips within the immediate service area are free to passengers. These include appointments with optometrists, doctors, dentists, physical therapists, psychologists, etc.