Bay Transit is a service of Bay Aging which is available to residents of King and Queen. Public Transportation is provided Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. to destinations in the following counties: King and Queen, King William, Essex, Richmond County, Mathews, Middlesex, Gloucester, Northumberland, Lancaster and Westmoreland.
How to schedule a ride:
- Call as far in advance as possible, preferably two (2) business days in advance.
- Call toll free to 1(877) 869-6046 – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to the voice mail system. The dispatcher will return your call to verify your ride. OR…call the toll-free number anytime Monday through Friday between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. to talk directly with a dispatcher.
Have the following information ready when you call:
- Your name and phone number
- The location for pick up
- Your destination
- If you have an appointment, the appointment time as well as the time you need to be picked up to return home
How do I know my ride is scheduled:
The dispatcher will verify your ride. Please keep in mind that a message left on the voice mail does NOT assure your ride. The dispatcher will return your call to verify your ride.
- One way - $1.00 ($2.00 for a round trip)
- Discount Cards: a 20% Discount Card is available. You can purchase $10.00 worth of rides for $8.00 – talk with the dispatcher about this service
What if I need to cancel my ride:
- If you need to cancel your ride, you must notify the dispatcher at least two hours in advance – this helps provide a ride for another person
- You may leave a cancellation message on the voice mail 24 hours a day
- Not canceling your ride may be considered a No Show. You may be charged for your ride or lose your privilege to ride.
- Be ready to leave 15 minutes early - the driver will wait a maximum of 5 minutes
- Passengers MUST wear seat belts
- No smoking, eating or drinking in the vehicles
- Do NOT tip the driver
- Weather conditions MAY cause cancellation of service. If the weather seems bad, listen to your local radio station for cancellation notice
- Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult
Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)
King and Queen County has 2 VDOT Stations located within the county, Shacklefords (804) 785-6700 & St. Stephens Church (804) 769-2522. Virginia Department of Transportation's head office is located in Saluda, Virginia (804) 758-2321.
Need to check current road conditions? Dial 1-800-367-ROAD (7623).
King and Queen County is served by U.S. Primary Route 360 (east/west), State Route 33 (east/west), State Route 721 (north/south) and State Route 14 (north/south).
The nearest municipal airport is the Middle Peninsula Regional Airport located in King and Queen County off State Route 33 near West Point. For more information, contact Tim Gaylord, Airport Manager, at (804) 758-2311.
The nearest commercial airport is Williamsburg-Newport News International (37 miles). For more information call 757-877-0221.
Richmond International Airport is within 41 miles. Both are served by a number of major carriers and provide airfreight service. For more information call 804-226-3000.
The County’s western boundary is the Mattaponi River that has a 9-foot channel up to Walkerton and a 7-foot channel up to Aylett. The Mattaponi flows into the York River at West Point in King William County.
Tidal Information for the Mattaponi:
Public Access Landings in King and Queen County are located at the following sites:
- Waterfence Landing, County Route 611
- Melrose Landing, County Route 602
Private, Fee-Based Water Access sites are:
- Walkerton Landing, County Route 629
- Rainbow Acres Campground, County Route 631
- Tucker’s Recreation Park & Marina, County Route 666
For more information, pick up or request a copy of the Park and Recreation brochure available at the County Administrator's Office.