A Member of the Rural Transportation Association
RTA: The Way To Go

BayRides, a registered charitable organization, is a community-based transportation service offering accessible, reliable, affordable door-to-door transportation in the St. Margaret’s Bay area, from West Dover to Yankeetown Road and from Sheldrake Lake to the HRM County Line in Hubbards.

BayRides is a member of the Rural Transportation Association, a group of similar transportation organizations across the province of Nova Scotia.

Questions? Take a look at our FAQ section or contact us to find out more.


With the greater risk to drivers and clients due to increasing COVID-19 cases and the heightened transmissibility of the omicron variant, BayRides has made the difficult decision to temporarily suspend its service until at least January 24th.  The organization will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation within the province and assess if we can safely resume service.

The board of BayRides sincerely apologizes to our clients for any inconvenience this interruption in service will cause.  Please understand that our primary responsibility is to the health and safety of our drivers and our clients. It is anticipated that a decision on whether or not to resume service on January 24th will be made no later than Wednesday, January 19th.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact BayRides Dispatch at [email protected], 902-820-6600.

BayRides is Hiring!

Currently accepting applications for 2 staff driver positions.

Check out the job posting for details on how to apply.

Job Posting

Book a ride with us for your COVID-19 vaccination

Have you or a family member booked an appointment for your 1st, 2nd or booster vaccination? Our service is available for anyone ages 5 years and older. We’ll get you there, and back home, for only $5.

This project is made possible by the support of the Government of Nova Scotia.

Book my ride.


The health and safety of our clients, staff and volunteers is our top priority. BayRides has implemented protocols and procedures to help limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect everyone’s health and safety. For more information, please contact us.


Contact Us

You can reach us via email, phone or mail here.

Make a Donation

As a registered charitable organization BayRides relies on donations and supporters to help us continue to provide affordable and accessible transportation for all in the St. Margaret's Bay area.

Charitable Registration number: 81675 3305 RR0001

Thank you to our generous funders

BayRides would like to send out a big thank you to all our funders, sponsors and supporters. Your contributions help ensure essential transportation services are available to all residents of the St. Margaret’s Bay area.

Thank you to our vehicle sponsors

Thank you to our supporters

      Councillor Pam Lovelace


Bay Treasure Chest Partner

BayRides is one of eight Bay Treasure Chest community partners. Funds raised by the BTC support programs and projects throughout the St Margaret’s Bay, Hammonds Plains and neighbouring areas. When you play, we all win!

A Member of the Rural Transportation Association