Bus Stops, Fares & Transfers

Community Alliance Transportation Services (CATS) is an easy-to-use public transportation service available in the following Sullivan County Communities: Claremont, Charlestown, and Newport.  CATS operates Monday through Friday, except on major holidays (New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas).  Bus service begins at 6:00 am and ends at 5:00 pm.  For more information please call (603) 863-0003, (603)863-2772 or Toll Free (877)418-0118

Bus Stops

There are three major corridors we travel. Our Newport Route, our Claremont Route and our Charlestown Route.  Additional stops may be pre-arranged by calling the CATS dispatcher (863-0003).

Fares

A one-way Newport-Claremont ride is $2.50.  A one-way “in-town” ride is $1.50.  A eight-ride ticket costs $10.00.  A monthly pass with unlimited rides between Newport/Claremont/Charlestown costs $35.00.  A monthly pass for unlimit rides within the Claremont, Newport or Charlestown(one town only) costs $25.00.  Dial-a-Ride remains at $2.00 per pick-up, in Claremont only.

Transfers

Please tell the driver as you are boarding if you will need to transfer to another bus.

Other Services CATS Provides

We offer a variety of transportation services, including the routes outlined above, demand response (dial-a-ride) services for seniors and individuals with disabilities who cannot access other services; commuter service for the working public; and general transportation services for the general public.

Major funding for this service is provided by:

  • NH Department of Transportation
  • Sullivan county Commissioners
  • NH Charitable Foundation