Frequently Asked questions

Can my child ride with me?

All children 8 years of age or older OR who have reached 4'9" in height are permitted to ride with a parent or guardian as long as they have been paid for and secured by a safety belt as required by California law. Car seats are not permitted on board. Riders 16 years of age and over are subject to California's Mandatory Seat Belt law. 

What is your wheelchair policy?

Get on the bus! Our river shuttle is compliant with ADA approved wheel chair access. We do suggest that if you would like this service, please schedule a ride in advance. 530-517-8272 or email

How do we pay?

Advance payment reserves a seat on the bus. Please visit our "Buy Tickets" page to buy in advance.

Cash is encouraged, credit cards welcome at pickup as well.

Can we hire Yuba Bus for private events?

Coming Fall 2017 - Yes, Yuba Bus is available for hire! Yuba Bus Charters provides you with transportation whenever you need it. Our Yuba Bus Charters go everywhere and anywhere in the Nevada County, Lake Tahoe and Sacramento areas. Popular events for our Charters include weddings, winery trips, brewery trips, corporate trips and more!

Check out the Charter page for details.

Is Yuba Bus licensed and insured?

Yes, Yuba Bus has all the state required licenses and insurance to conduct business as a Passenger Stage Corporation (PSC with the Public Utilities Commission).

What is your animal policy?

All service animals as defined by Title ll and Title lll of the American Disabilities Act are permitted to ride with their handlers on Yuba Bus. Other small animals may be allowed on board if in a carrier that is held on the rider's lap. Unfortunately there is very little extra space for carriers to be placed on the ground or any other areas of the Yuba Bus. When bringing on board animals, please be courteous to your fellow riders, as some my be allergic or uncomfortable around animals. Riders are responsible for the care and supervision of his or her service animal. As stated in the ADA, if any animal, including service animals behaves in an unacceptable way and the handler / person with a disability does not control the animal, Yuba Bus is not obligated to allow the animal on board.