Youth Transporation

Summer Youth Transportation


Summer Youth Transporation

Get on board with Prairie Hills Transit to get your child to summer activities and jobs.

 Rounded Rectangle: Fare for Spearfish

20 ride tickets for $20 ~ 1 ticket per ride
The Spearfish Optimists Club is dedicated to providing youth opportunities in the community. A grant to Prairie Hills Transit has allowed for a reduced fare for the children to get to activities provided in the Spearfish community. 



Rounded Rectangle: Fare for youth in Deadwood, Lead, Sturgis, Belle Fourche, Custer, Hot Springs, and Edgemont 

20 ride tickets for $40 ~ 1 ticket per ride

Prairie Hills Transit is committed to providing youth transportation for all communities. We welcome contributions from groups or individuals interested in offering reduced fare youth opportunities for their community. Click link DONATIONS & FUNDING or feel free to call the administrative office 605-642-6668.

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Fall thru Spring Youth Transportation


Youth Transporation

At Prairie Hills Transit, we’re honored that you trust us to provide your child(ren) with safe, reliable transportation between home, school, activities or daycare.
* Our ride availability schedule follows the school district’s calendar and snow closing policy.*
(If you or your daycare or private pre-school have a different schedule than the school district, please notify us in advance so we can accommodate your child’s ride schedule.)

Sign-up and payment:
A completed and signed registration sheet (for each child) and payment must be received at least 24 hours prior to first pick-up.  You may register by using the fillable online form and paying immediately by credit/debit card; stop in our office to complete a form and make payment (cash, check or credit/debit card accepted); or mail completed registration form to 2015 Tumble Weed Trail., Spearfish, SD  57783 with payment. 
(Checks or credit/debit card payments are accepted in the office or by phone.)
Feel free to call us if you have questions, 642-6668  (or toll-free 877-673-3687).

Trip cost choices:  (see chart below for prices) ($2 per one way trip)

School-year pass Full-time 4 days (M-Th) 3 days (M/W/F) 2 days (T/Th)
One-way $346.00 $274.00 $200.00 $144.00
Round-trip $692.00 $548.00 $400.00 $288.00
Semester pass Full-time 4 days (M-Th) 3 days (M/W/F) 2 days (T/Th)
One-way $174.00 $138.00 $100.00 $62.00
Round-trip $348.00 $276.00 $200.00 $124.00
Kindergarten/preschool passes - Same as above prices.
20-trip pass -  for occasional riders or those who choose to pay as they go. (A “trip” consists of each one-way ride. Pass is tracked by PHT and can be used for year-round activities.)  Riders without a set schedule must call a day in advance to schedule a ride.


SIGN-UP ONLINEfor ride requests.