Regional Transit

Arrow & Slocan Lakes Community Services provides dispatching services for many West Kootenay and Creston Valley bus routes.  Our service area includes Nakusp, Edgewood, New Denver, Silverton, Slocan, Castlegar, Nelson, Salmo, Creston, Kaslo and Argenta.

Wheelchair accessible buses ~ handyDART door-to-door ~ Health connections
Regional connectors ~ Paratransit ~  Regular scheduled routes

Regular scheduled* service from Nakusp

  • Nelson on Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Silverton morning & afternoon on Wednesdays
  • Edgewood morning & afternoon on Fridays
  • Nakusp Hot Springs on Mondays

*Schedule may be subject to change. 

Pick up and drop off points can be arranged by phone (Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm).
Call 250-265-3674, ext. 203 or from out of the area call toll-free 1-877-843-2877.
It is recommended that you reserve your seat in advance for the Nelson trip.

For current Regional Transit Fares, click hereNote: Attendants for medical reasons ride free.

West Kootenay Transit Information by Route

Click image to view and download West Kootenay Rider’s Guide

Slocan & Area Transit
Route 20: Slocan Valley

Nakusp & Kaslo Paratransit
Route 51: Nakusp-Hot Springs
Route 52: Nakusp-New Denver-Silverton
Route 53: Nakusp-Edgewood
Route 57: Kaslo Local
Route 58: Kaslo-Argenta

Health Connections
Route 72: Salmo-Nelson
Route 74: Nakusp-Nelson
Route 76: Kaslo-Nelson

Regional Connector
Route 99: Kootenay Connector

Creston Valley Transit Information by Route

Route 1: Town Shuttle/Erickson
Route 4: Wynndel
Route 5: West Creston
Route 6: Creston-Cranbrook Connector

To view and download a copy of the Creston Valley Transit Rider’s Guide, click here.

Charter Service

There is no regular service on weekends or statutory holidays. Additional charter service within the regional district is available by arrangement (rates available on request).  Please discuss your needs with the dispatcher.