Public Transportation in Verde Valley

The Verde Valley has several public transportation options for residents and visitors.


Verde Lynx -

This service connects central Cottonwood with the major employers in Sedona along 89A and northern portions of SR 179.

Hours of Operation - Service 7 Days-a-Week

- Monday - Saturday Service: 6:00 AM - 7:15 PM
- Sunday Service: 7:30 AM- 6:00 PM

Expanded commuter service between Cottonwood and Sedona.

Free Park & Ride facilities at Garrison Park in Cottonwood and the Sedona Municipal Lot in Sedona.

Riders can use Verde Lynx's sister service in Cottonwood (CAT) to connect to Verde Lynx.

Click here to view, download and save the Verde Lynx riders guide in .pdf format.

For Verde Lynx schedule or more information, call (928) 282-0938


Cottonwood Area Transit (CAT) -

This local bus service connects Cottonwood, Clarkdale, Bridgeport and Verde Village.

Monday thru Friday 6:45 AM to 6:45 PM - Every 45 minutes

CAT service now includes four routes that connect every 45 minutes at the Cottonwood Library. You can transfer between routes with no waiting. You can also connect to the Verde Lynx to Sedona at the Cottonwood Library. Ask your driver for a transfer. 

CAT Paratransit provides origin to destination transportation services for persons with disabilities who are unable to use CAT fixed route buses. Service is provided to locations that are within 3/4-mile of a fixed route bus stop. The services are shared-ride and require reservations be made by 5:00 p.m. the day before. Vans pick riders up at the curb by their home, and drop them at the curb by their destination. The one-way fare is $2.25. For more information or a paratransit eligibility application, call CAT at (928) 634-2287 or visit

Click here to download the CAT riders guide in .pdf format.

For information about CAT bus routes in Cottonwood, call 928.634.2287