Ben Franklin Transit has 17 bus routes serving the Tri-Cities, West Richland, Benton City and Prosser.




Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Saturday: 7:00 AM –7:00 PM

Holiday Schedule

BFT is closed on the following holidays (no service available):

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day (4th of July)
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

BFT operates according to Saturday Service schedules on the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Eve
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • President’s Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve (last trip at 1:00 p.m.)

The Customer Service Center will be open from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Snow & Ice Alert

In severe winter weather with ice and snow on the roadway, time schedules can be affected and the buses may run late. Do stay up to date on weather-related service interruptions, please see the Rider Alerts section on the homepage, or visit our Facebook or Twitter pages. 

Lose Something While Riding The Bus?

Lost & found items are turned into the Customer Service Center. Call to verify that your lost item has been turned in: 509-735-5100.