Temporary Hours Change

Starting Monday, May 4th, 2020, in coordination with Wadena County Public Health, Friendly Rider’s hours for Dispatching are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Service is closed on Saturdays.

Here to get you there

Buy your Passes and Tickets Online!

Eliminate the need for exact cash on your next bus trip. Buying tickets and passes online is quick, convenient, and saves you money! Pick up your purchased items at our Friendly Rider office (229 Harry Rich Dr., Wadena, MN) or select to have the bus driver bring them to you on your next scheduled trip.

Prepaid passes and tickets will be available for pick up by 9:00 am the following day business day Monday through Friday.  They can be picked up at our Friendly Rider office or you can arrange to have the bus driver bring them on your next scheduled ride.

Please note: passes and tickets purchased online outside of business hours on weekends and holidays will not be available until the following business day Monday through Friday.

Prepaid Tickets

$15.00 for a book of 12 tickets (you save $3.00!)

You may use:
1 Ticket for 0-5 miles (one-way)
2 Tickets for 6-10 miles (one-way)
3 Tickets for 10+ miles (one-way)

Monthly Passes

Purchase an UNLIMITED 1-month pass. It may be used as many times a day as you wish.

$35.00 for 0-5 miles
$70.00 for 6-10 miles
$100 unlimited miles

Need more information?

We want to help! Feel free to check our Frequent Asked Questions page for answers or send us a message with your questions.