575 East Seventh Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601
Chillicothe Transit System (CTS) is Chillicothe’s public transportation provider. CTS provides the following transportation options:
Fixed Route Bus Service serving the City of Chillicothe, Monday-Saturday, with limited service to Bainbridge, Frankfort, and Massieville, Monday-Friday.
On-Demand Paratransit Service is door-to-door transportation for eligible individuals with disabilities and anyone 65 or older within the city limits.
RossGo is a subprogram of CTS, provides non-emergency medical transportation for Medicaid-eligible Ross County residents with trips to the following counties: Athens, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Gallia, Highland, Hocking, Jackson, Licking, Meigs, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Scioto, Ross, and Vinton.
COVID-Response Single Rider Van Service - In response to COVID-19, CTS will temporarily provide single rider trips to highly vulnerable individuals. This is an on-demand, curb-to-curb service within the city limits. Pre-registration is required.
For all COVID-19 updates, please visit here.
Hours of Operation
CTS buses are currently running during the following hours and days:
Monday - Friday
ROUTE 1: will be running every hour 6a-10p
ROUTE 2: will be running every hour 10:30a-5:30p
ROUTE 3: will be running every hour 6a-10p
ROUTE 3.5: will be running every hour 10:30a-5:30p
VA ROUTE: will remain at reduced service with trips at 7:30a and 4p
COUNTY ROUTE-BAINBRIDGE: will remain at reduced service with trips at 6a and 6p
COUNTY ROUTE-FRANKFORT: will remain at reduced service with trips at 8a and 4p
COUNTY ROUTE-MASSIEVILLE: will remain at reduced service with trips at 9:30a and 6p (combined with Bainbridge Route)
ROUTE 1: will remain at reduced service with trips at 10a, 12p, 2p, and 4p
ROUTE 3: will remain at reduced service with trips at 11a, 1p, 3p, and 5p
VA ROUTE: will remain at reduced service with trips at 10:30a, 1:30p, and 3:30p
NO COUNTY ROUTES: as usual on Saturdays
Curb to curb paratransit service is available to anyone 65+ or with a disability. This service is FREE but does require pre-registration. Please call 740-773-1569, choose option #1 for more information and to register.
Route Times and Maps
ClosuresCTS is closed Sundays and for the following national holidays:
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Fourth of July
Friday after Thanksgiving Day
1/2 Day Christmas Eve
1/2 Day New Year's Eve
Currently, all of CTS's services (fixed route, Paratransit, RossGo, van service) are fare free.