Key Service Area

CITIES: Needles: G Street at the Needles Area Transit (NAT) bus stop near Needles Chamber of Commerce and El Garces Intermodal Transit Center Barstow: Barstow Library (within walking distance of court house), Victorville: Victorville Transfer Point at Lorene & 7th (Costco), Victorville Superior Court House OTHER ROADS: Interstate 15 Freeway (I-15), Interstate 40 (I-40), Route 66

VVTA Route 200 Needles Link connects Needles and Arizona's Mohave Valley to Barstow and Victorville with service each Friday. Stops include Barstow and Victorville Superior Court Houses and the Victorville Transfer Point. Service begins in Needles to Barstow and Victorville in the morning. The return trip from Victorville to Needles begins in the afternoon.


Reserve Seating: 760-948-3030

VVTA Bus Route 200 Needles Link Schedule & Map

Route 200 Service Alerts

The following alerts affect Route 200 Needles Link service.

Needles Link Alerts


Regular Fare Cost
Needles To Victorville (or Barstow) $13.00
Victorville (or Barstow) to Needles $13.00
Senior / Disabled / Medicare / Veteran Cost
Needles To Victorville (or Barstow) $6.50
Victorville (or Barstow) to Needles $6.50
SDM: Senior / Disabled / Medicare: All require identification. Seniors 60 and over. VETERAN: Military veteran identification required. CHILDREN: Children 5 & Under (3 children maximum per adult fare; additional children must pay adult fare).

Fare Details

VVTA Needles Link seating is limited. Reservations are recommended and may be scheduled from two weeks in advance to the day prior to service before 5 p.m. Needles residents may reserve curb-to-curb pick up and drop off service. A Ludlow restroom stop is available by request only. Needles Link fare media may be used as fare on VVTA and Barstow Fixed Route and County Route buses on the same day of purchase at no additional charge. Connecting service to San Bernardino is available via VVTA Route 15 B-V Link at Victorville Transfer Point for an additional fare. Carry-ons are limited to two packages. Dimensions are limited to 22 X 9 X 14 inches and must remain in passenger lap or under seat.

Friday Schedule

MORNING: Needles - Barstow - Victorville
Needles G Street
between Front St & Broadway St
Barstow Library
near Court House
Transfer Point (Costco)
Court House
6:15 9:30 10:15 10:30

AFTERNOON RETURN: Victorville - Barstow - Needles
Depart Victorville Transfer Point Victorville
Superior Court House
Barstow Library
near Court House
Needles G Street
between Front St & Broadway St
2:30 2:45 4:00 7:15

Rider Guidelines

● VVTA buses operate weekdays 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturdays 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sundays 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ● VVTA fare not valid on Barstow Area Transit routes ● BAT buses operate weekdays 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ● BAT fare not valid on VVTA routes ● No service is provided on following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day ● Fare due when boarding ● Exact change required ● Pennies not accepted ● Fare good for single direction trip only ● Discount & Student Passes require presentation of photo I.D. when boarding; passes are not transferable and only valid to person originally issued; use by others is fare evasion, resulting in confiscation, possible prosecution, and fines ● Drugs, weapons, open containers of alcohol are prohibited ● Only non-alcoholic drinks are allowed in solid containers with lids (paper cups not allowed) ● No smoking or eating on bus ● Operator reserves right to refuse service to persons who are intoxicated, abusive, offensive to others, or not properly clothed ● Service animals are permitted ● Small dogs and cats in a locked commercial carrier, kept in seat with passenger, are permitted ● Arrive at bus stop 5 minutes prior to scheduled departure ● Do not move, change seats, or talk to driver while bus in motion ● Carry-ons, which may include a pet carrier, limited to 2 packages on Route 15 B-V Link and 6 on all other routes; dimensions limited to 22 inches X 9 inches X 14 inches; must remain in passenger lap or under seat; larger items not permitted ● Drivers not responsible for remembering where passengers wish to disembark ● VVTA not responsible for lost or stolen items ● In case of floods or severe snow conditions, buses will return to nearest safe layover zone to await further instructions; every attempt possible will be made to pick up all passengers and deliver them to their respective destinations ● Soliciting or distributing literature in buses is prohibited ● Service inquiries or comments may be directed to (760) 948-4021

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