Delayed opening of 11:00 a.m. for all Dare County offices and facilities on Friday, January 19.  Click for updated information regarding delays and cancellations for County services and facilities.

Fares and Passes

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DCTS Fares Rate:

Within Dare County - $3.00 one way, $6.00 round trip 

Out of County (Outside of Dare County) - $7.00 one way, $14.00 round trip (Medical Appointments Only!)

(Children under the height of 4’ 6” ride for free)

  • Fare ticket books may be purchased in advance at the DCTS office in person or by telephone 252.475.5640 at a 15% discounted rate.
  • DCTS drivers may accept exact change only, check, or money order.

Elderly Transportation Service:

The EDTAP funds are intended for those individuals who do not qualify for transportation assistance under a human service program. Age 60 and older folks may submit certification form along with a copy of a valid picture ID directly to the Dare County Transportation Department located at 954 Marshall Collins Drive, Manteo, NC. 27954 or fax to: 252.473.3471

Download our Certification for Elderly and/or Disabled Transportation Assistance Program form. Please complete the form and return to the Dare County Department of Social Services located at 107 Exeter Street, Manteo, NC. 27954

Dare County Transportation System Assistance Application

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