Due to staffing shortages, services & routes have been reduced for these counties: Cook, Chisago, Isanti & St. Louis. Temporary schedules have been added to those respective web pages.

Notice:
We apologize for any inconveniences you may experience, but our services/routes may be limited starting Feb. 1 due to staffing shortages. 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 4

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 Tony Potter at 218-735-6815 or (tony.potter@aeoa.org).

Organizations: May request an order form by contacting Tony Potter at 218-735-6815 or (tony.potter@aeoa.org). These orders may be invoiced.

Grand Rapids Dial-A-Ride
Arrowhead Transit provides Dial-A-Ride services for anyone who lives within the city limits of Grand Rapids.
Cost is $2.00 per ride, $20.00 for a book of 10 one-way tickets or $36.00 for an unlimited monthly pass.
Kids age 5 & under ride free. Kids ages 6-12 ride for 1/2 price with an adult.
It runs:

  • Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Scheduled Stops
Monday through Friday
*Denotes require a reservation.

Morning
Central Square Mall 9:00, 10:00, 11:00
Brookstone Manor 9:03, 10:03, 11:03
411 Apartments 9:06, 10:06, 11:06
*Pokegama Hotel 9:10, 10:10, 11:10
Pine Ridge/Riversouth 9:15, 10:15, 11:15
*YMCA 9:16, 10:16, 11:16
*River Grand 9:20, 10:20, 11:20
*Pokegama Square 9:22, 10:22, 11:22
*IRC/Woodland 9:23, 10:23. 11:23
*Birchwood 9:28, 10:28, 11:28
Walmart 9:30, 10:30, 11:30
Super One Pokegama 9:33, 10:33, 11:33
Target 9:35, 10:35, 11:35
Grand Itasca 9:50, 10:50, 11:50

Afternoon
Central Square Mall 1:00, 2:00, 3:00
Grand Itasca 1:20, 2:20, 3:20
Walmart 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30
Super One Pokegama 12:33, 1:33, 2:33, 3:33
Target 12:35, 1:35, 2:35, 3:35

Itasca County Bus Routes
Monday through Friday
Cohasset, Coleraine & Bovey are $2.50/one way or $25.00/book of 10 one-way tickets. All other towns are $3.00/one way or $30.00/book of 10 one-way tickets.

East Itasca
6:27/8:35 Keewatin 2:51/2:51
6:40/8:40 Nashwauk 2:43/2:58
6:55/8:50 Pengilly 2:36/3:05
7:05/8:55 Calumet 2:29/3:10
7:09/9:00 Marble 2:25/3:15
7:22/9:10 Taconite 2:13/3:22
7:30/9:20 Bovey 2:15/3:27
7:38/9:30 Coleraine 2:10/3:30
7:50/9:55 arrive Grand Rapids leave 1:30/3:40

8:35 Warba 1:30
8:45 Blackberry 1:20
9:00 arrive Grand Rapids leave 1:10

West Itasca
8:25 Jurvelin’s Hardware
8:30 Deer River Apartments
8:50 Cohasset Post Office
9:30 arrive Grand Rapids leave 1:30

North Itasca
6:50 Wabana Road
7:00 Arbo Road
7:30 arrive Grand Rapids
8:22 Co. Rd. 22
8:30 Hwy. 38
8:40 Arbo Town Hall
8:50 arrive Grand Rapids leave 1:30

South Itasca
6:50 Pokegama Lake Store
7:05 Wendigo Park
7:20 Country Acres
7:25 Stoeke Addition
7:45 arrive Grand Rapids leave 1:30
9:10 Hwy. 67
9:30 Wagon Wheel
10:00 arrive Grand Rapids leave 1:30

To Duluth
1st & 3rd Friday of the month
$5.50/one way
7:30 Grand Rapids pickup
10:00 Arrive in Duluth
10:00 Shuttle to medical
1:30 Shuttle from medical
2:00 Leave Duluth

From Scenic Highway
$3.00/one way or $30.00/book of 10 one-way tickets

To Hibbing
1st & 3rd Wednesday
7:00-7:30 Grand Rapids
8:00-9:00 Scenic Highway
9:30 Arrive in Hibbing
1:00 Return from Irongate Plaza

To Grand Rapids
2nd & 4th Wednesday
7:00-7:30 Leave Grand Rapids
8:00-9:00 Scenic Highway
9:30 Arrive in Grand Rapids
1:00 Leave from Walmart

When you call, the dispatcher will provide a more precise pick-up and drop-off times. These trips require 5 passengers to go. Call in 4 other reservations, and yours is free. Please call by noon the day prior.

Warba to Grand Rapids
Monday through Friday
Routes are seasonal. They run Labor Day to Memorial Day.
Cohasset, Coleraine & Bovey are $2.50/one way or $25.00/book of 10 one-way tickets. All other towns are $3.00/one way or $30.00/book of 10 one-way tickets.

Chisholm, Hibbing, Nashwauk, Marble
6:45 a.m./5:15 p.m. Chisholm
6:50/4:30 Hibbing
7:30/4:50 Nashwauk
7:40/4:40 Pengilly
7:50/4:13 Calumet
8:00/4:00 Marble
8:20/3:00 Warba
8:45/3:05 Arrive in Grand Rapids
2:40 Leave Grand Rapids

Deer River, Cohasset, God’s Country
6:00 a.m. Grand Rapids
6:18/4:45 p.m. Bass Lake Road
6:55/3:40 Cohasset
7:25 Grand Rapids
8:15/3:30 Blackberry
8:25/3:00 Warba
9:00/3:20 Arrive in Grand Rapids
2:20 Leave Grand Rapids

Hill City, Grand Rapids, Bovey
6:17 a.m./3:45 p.m. Hill City
7:00 Grand Rapids
7:40/3:35 Bovey
8:25/3:00 Warba
8:45/4:03 Arrive in Grand Rapids
2:40 Leave Grand Rapids

Bigfork to Grand Rapids
2nd Monday of the Month
$3.00/one way or $30.00/book of 10 one-way tickets

8:30 Leave Bigfork
4:00 Return to Bigfork

Requires 5 passengers to go. Call in 4 other reservations, and yours is free. Please call by noon the day prior.

Monthly specials
July 29: YMCA WeeFolks Child Care in Grand Rapids to Hill Annex Mine State Park in Calumet. Two buses picking up at 8:30 a.m. and returning at 4:30 p.m.

July 30: Northern MN Car Show & Swap Meet at the Itasca County Fairgrounds in Grand Rapids. Two buses running from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Aug. 5: YMCA WeeFolks Child Care in Grand Rapids to Safari North Wildlife Park in Brainerd. Two buses picking up at 8:30 a.m. and returning at 4:30 p.m.

Aug. 9: St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Grand Rapids to Timberlake Lodge in Grand Rapids. Two buses picking up at 9:45 a.m. and returning at 12 p.m.

Aug. 9: Kootasca Head Start in Grand Rapids to Forest History Center in Grand Rapids. Two buses picking up at 8:30 a.m. and returning at 12:15 p.m.

Aug.10: St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Grand Rapids to Thunder Alley Bowling in Grand Rapids. Two buses picking up at 9:45 a.m. and returning at 12 p.m.

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