Rural Service

Hill Country Transit District has been providing rural transportation services to the following counties since the 1960’s.

Rural Transit services the following counties:

Coryell, Hamilton, Lampasas, Milam, Mills, Mason, Llano, Rural Bell County and San Saba.

Bell County Service and Copperas Cove Service is a part of the Urban Division.

The Rural Division is a Public Transportation System.  Public transportation is provided for anyone of any age.  There are no eligibility guidelines. 

HCTD (The HOP) also provides out of town trips on a space-available basis. Popular destinations include Austin, Brownwood, Round Rock, Killeen, Temple and Waco.

HCTD has offices in the following cities:

Cameron, Gatesville, Goldthwaite, Hamilton, Hico, Kingsland, Lampasas,Llano, Mason, Rockdale, and San Saba.


Hours of operation for in-town transportation is 8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

To schedule a trip in these counties please call 254-933-3700 ext. 5014 or toll-free 1-800-791-9601 ext. 5014. Scheduling hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

HCTD drivers are First Aid & C.P.R Certified and attend Defensive Driving. They are also trained annually on Techniques to Assist Passengers and Bloodborne Pathogens.

Additional information on The HOP's Rural Service as well as ridership rules can be found in the guidebook linked below.

Rural Public Transit Service Passenger Guide

For more information, call 254-933-3700 ext. 5005 or toll-free at 1-800-791-9601 ext. 5005.