Dial A Ride (DAR) Service

Monday through Friday

6:00 am to 6:15 pm


9:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • Fares are $3.50 per ride; there is no discount for seniors, handicapped or students.
  • Tokens and punch cards can be purchased through the City Finance Department by calling 507-457-8262.
  •  Drivers do not make change; fares can be paid with coin, tokens or a punch card.
  • All rides must be scheduled with dispatch by calling 454-6666. Drivers are unable to schedule rides for passengers.
  • Riders are encouraged to schedule rides 24 hours in advance. Reservations can be made up to 6 days in advance.
  • The DAR bus will not travel within four blocks of one of the City’s four route lines unless the passenger is traveling to somewhere more than four blocks off of the route line. DAR cannot be a substitute for riding on a regular route.
  • The service area for this service is up to 2 miles  outside the city limits of Winona and Goodview. 
  • The bus will not travel down dead-end roads, private driveways, or unplowed roads.
  • Service is curb to curb. Drivers cannot assist passengers into their homes and/or  businesses.
  • Riders are encouraged to wear seat belts at all times.

To schedule Dial a Ride or a Route Deviation, please call Dispatch at 507-454-6666.