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Transit Services

Charlotte County Transit  941-575-4000

Make the connection to destinations throughout Charlotte County. Enjoy the freedom of curbside transportation to and from your destination. Leave the worries and high costs of driving behind.

Charlotte County Transit is a shared ride curb-to-curb transit service provided to the public throughout Charlotte County. Service area consists of all of Charlotte County and includes the Charlotte County portion of Englewood, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda and the surrounding areas including Lake Suzy area in Desoto County. Charlotte County Transit connects with Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) system in North Port and Englewood.

Where Can you Go?

Connect with SCAT
Doctor appointments
Meal site


The mission of Charlotte County Transit Division (CCT) is to provide safe, high quality, convenient, efficient, and affordable transportation to the public in Charlotte County.


Service Hours

​Monday - Friday:
​6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
​9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (restricted to a limited service area)
Charlotte County Transit service is not provided on Sundays or on Charlotte County and nationally recognized holidays.

Service Area
Charlotte County Transit service area consists of all of Charlotte County and includes the Charlotte County portion of Englewood, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda and the surrounding areas including Lake Suzy area in Desoto County. Charlotte County Transit connects with Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) system in North Port and Englewood.

Transit Fare (per one-way-ride)

$2:00: General Public

$1.00: Transportation Disadvantaged (TD) passengers

FREE: Child (under 12 yrs.) and traveling with an adult

FREE: Passengers’ aides/attendants or caregivers.

All guest passenger fares are based on the fare of the customer, and they will pay the same rate as the customer for their trip.


Transit Bucks are available, in lieu of cash, by request. Transit Bucks can be purchased upon request and are sold in books of 12, dollar for dollar, $12.00 per book. Please contact Charlotte County Transit for details.


Making Reservations

To make a reservation with Charlotte County Transit, call, or e-mail us at Transit@charlottecountyfl.gov, or use the Charlotte County App

Reservations are taken from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Reservations can be made up to 24 hours in advance. Next day reservations close at 1pm for publishing. It is recommended that reservations be made 96 hours in advance due to limited seating.  

Call: 941.575.4000

To make a reservation, please press option #1

To cancel any reservation, please press option #2

For early pickup, please press option #3


Transportation Disadvantaged Program

The Transportation Disadvantaged (TD) program is a curb-to-curb transportation service at a discounted rate.  The service operates to connect passengers to medical centers, pharmacies, grocery stores and other similar destinations.

The Transportation Disadvantaged Program is for individuals who are physically or otherwise disabled, 60 years of age or older, or qualify as low income. To apply for the Transportation Disadvantaged service, print and complete the Transportation Disadvantaged Application.pdf or dial 941.575.4000 and request one. Transportation Disadvantaged Ombudsman dial 800.983.2435.

Reasonable Modifications Policy

Charlotte County Transit is committed to making reasonable modifications to its policies, practices and procedures to avoid discrimination and ensure services are accessible to individuals with disabilities.

Request for Reasonable Modification may be submitted by email to Andrea.Mcdonough@CharlotteCountyFL.gov; or written request can be mailed to 25490 Airport Road, Punta Gorda, Florida, 33950; or by telephone at 941.833.6241. All Reasonable Modification request should be addressed to Charlotte County Transit to the attention of Michelle Edwards, Transit Operations Coordinator.


Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

Charlotte County Transit's overall goal for Fiscal Year 2018-2020 is 1%. For more information on how to become a DBE please contact 941.833.6241.


Coordinated Partners (FREE Transportation)

The Cultural Center:  Volunteers provide additional transportation. For more information dial 941.625.4175, Ext. 254
The Veterans Council: Volunteers provide transportation to Bay Pines and Cape Coral three times a week. For more information dial 941.833.6245
The Homeless Coalition:  Volunteers provide additional transportation for Charlotte county's homeless. For more information dial 941.627.4313
The Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies C.A.R.E: Volunteers provide transportation for C.A.R.E.

Other Eligible Discounts for Charlotte County Residents

Work: Contact Charlotte County Transit at 941.575.4000, option #1
Elderly Services: Contact the Aging and Disabled Resource Center at 1-866-413-5337

***COVID-19 FAQ***

Our buses that are in service are cleaned and sanitized daily.

Drivers wipe down our vehicles at least 2 times during their shifts.

Transit will provide hand sanitizer and wipes, upon request

Transit does not supply masks and gloves but encourages our riders to use them.

We ask riders to make every effort to practice social distancing. This is posted on all buses.

All drivers are required to wear a mask when transporting or assisting riders.

***Questions asked before booking a trip:***

1. Have you been around anyone diagnosed with COVID-19?

2. In the past 14 days, have you traveled internationally, taken a cruise or came in                contact with anyone who has?

3. Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms?
        Cough or Sore Throat?
        Shortness of Breath?

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