Transit/CC Rider

CC Rider is Columbia County’s transit system.

Buses  connect with Sunset Empire Transportation District to the west, River Cities Transit to the north in Longview, and TriMet in the Portland metropolitan area

CC Rider provides fast and easy transportation service to more than 85,000 people each year. From commuters going to work to residents keeping medical appointments, to visitors using our beautiful parks, CC Rider is a reliable option to get around. CC Rider also provides a route to Portland Community College’s Rock Creek campus in Washington County.

Find bus routes and schedules at

Buy tickets or passes

In addition to paying cash on board, or using your NW Connector Visitor Pass, you can purchase tickets in advance through the CC Rider e-Store

Passes are available in six configurations:

  • 1 – Zone General
  • 1 – Zone Discounted
  • 2 – Zone General
  • 2 – Zone Discounted
  • All Zone General
  • All Zone Discounted

Discounted Monthly Passes are valid for Seniors (65+), people with disabilities, students (ages 7+), and veterans.

Bulk Single-Ride tickets may also be purchased on-line in groups of 10, 20 and 30.

Single-Ride tickets are available in the following denominations:

  • $2.00
  • $2.20
  • $5.00
  • $6.00

Monthly Pass Terms of Agreement: A valid monthly pass must be presented to the driver. RECEIPTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED in lieu of a monthly pass. Please plan accordingly, and ALLOW AT LEAST 5 BUSINESS DAYS FOR DELIVERY of your monthly pass.

Ticket fares

  • $2 – Line 3 Flex route, Rainier to Longview
  • $2.20 – Dial-A-Ride within Scappoose and St. Helens; Dial-A-Ride within Rainier
  • $3 – Vernonia to Banks; Scappoose/St Helens to Sauvie Island
  • $5 – St. Helens to Goble
  • $6 – Scappoose/St. Helens to Portland; Scappoose/St Helens to Rainier; Scappoose/St. Helens to Willow Creek/PCC Rock Creek
  • $7- St. Helens/Scappoose to Longview/Kelso; Deer Island/Columbia City to Longview/Kelso
1155 Deer Island Rd.
St. Helens ,
Fax: 503-366-4270

Monday - Friday
6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Todd Wood
Angela Garrett