All Arrowhead Transit buses are in compliance with the ADA and equipped with wheelchair lifts.

We apologize for any inconveniences you may experience, but our services/routes are currently limited due to staffing shortages. The routes impacted are the Grand Marais Dial-A-Ride and weekly Duluth route.

Arrowhead Transit is focused on keeping our employees, clients and customers safe as everyone adapts to operating protocols that align with the challenging conditions that we’re all faced with on a daily basis.

To ride, dial:

800-862-0175, option 8 by noon the Monday prior to arrange your ride.

Contact Arrowhead Transit at least an hour in advance to schedule a pick-up time and specific drop-off site. The dispatcher will ask for:

  • Time and exact location of pickup
  • Destination address
  • Number of people traveling with you
  • The exact time of any appointments
  • Return trip information

Purchasing tickets/passes
Individuals: Books of one-way tickets or unlimited monthly passes may be purchased from a bus driver with cash or check. They may also be purchased with a credit/debit card by contacting Colette Hanson at 218-735-6814 or (

Organizations: May request an order form by contacting contacting Colette Hanson at 218-735-6814 or ( These orders may be invoiced.

Grand Marais Dial-A-Ride

Arrowhead Transit provides Dial-A-Ride services for anyone who lives within the city limits of Grand Marais.
Costs $1.50 per ride, $15.00 for a book of 10 one-way tickets or $27.00 for an unlimited monthly pass.
The hours of operation have been reduced.

  • Former Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday
  • Current Hours: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday

Grand Marais to Grand Portage

Cost is $3.50 per ride, $35.00 for a book of 10 one-way tickets or $50.00 for an unlimited monthly pass.
Monday through Friday
7:10 Grand Marais Senior Center
7:23 Kadunce River parking area
7:33 Hovland Town Hall
7:50 Casino, employee entrance
7:53 Grand Portage Heritage Center
7:56 Grand Portage Clinic
7:58 Grand Portage School
8:01 Tribal Center
8:04 Trustland Forest Center
8:10 Grand Portage Lodge
9:00 Grand Marais Senior Center
3:25 Grand Marais Senior Center
4:20 Casino Lodge
4:25 Casino, employee entrance
4:28 Grand Portage Heritage Center
4:31 Grand Portage Clinic
4:33 Grand Portage School
4:36 Tribal Center
4:40 Trustland Forest Service
4:58 Hovland Town Hall
5:10 Kadunce River parking area
5:30 Grand Marais Senior Center

Grand Marais to Tofte

Monday through Friday
6:45 Grand Marais
8:00 Tofte
9:15 Grand Marais
1:45 Grand Marais
3:00 Tofte
4:15 Grand Marais

To Duluth

This route is suspended indefinitely.

Monthly Specials
There are currently no special routes scheduled.

Free Fridays
Free Fridays have returned to Grand Marais per compliments of Grand Marais State Bank. Everyone who rides the city bus on a Friday will have their fares covered by the bank.

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