FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Do your buses have wheelchair lifts?
A: Yes, all Downeast Transportation buses are equipped with wheelchair lifts.
Q: Are your buses equipped with child seats?
A: No, passengers must bring their own child seats.
Q: Can drivers make change?
A: No, please have the exact fare ready when boarding.
Q: Where can I purchase multiple-ride tickets?
A: You can purchase tickets from bus drivers or at the DTI office
at the Acadia Gateway Center in Trenton.
Q: What is the difference between round-trip and one-way fares?
A: On most routes, the round-trip fare is the same as the one-way
fare, provided you complete your trip in the same day.
Q: Whom do I call for information about the Island Explorer?
A: The Island Explorer is a seasonal shuttle operated by downeast
Transportation. for Island Explorer information, call (207) 288-4573
or visit www.exploreacadia.com.
Q: Can I get to L.L.Bean or Wal-Mart on the Island Explorer?
A: No, Island Explorer shuttles do not serve Ellsworth. Instead,
Downeast Transportation operates year-round bus service between
Bar Harbor and Ellsworth on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday,
and Friday. The one-way fare
is $6. There is no charge for return trips made the same day. Buses
depart the Bar Harbor Village Green at 8:00 a.m. and Hannaford
supermarket in Bar Harbor at 8:15 a.m. Return buses depart Ellsworth
City Hall at 3:15 p.m. Click here
for the full Bar Harbor-Ellsworth timetable.