Fare Structure

Gates County Inter-Regional Transportation System 2020

Gates County Inter-Regional Transportation System, GITS, is the coordinated public transportation program for the County of Gates. GITS will provide transportation for any county residents to various appointments. GITS will utilize subscription and demand response trips (reservations only) to service clients.  

The primary areas requested are Ahoskie (Hertford County), Elizabeth City (Pasquotank County), Edenton (Chowan County), and Suffolk, Smithfield, Norfolk, Virginia. These trips are available to the rural general public.

"Anyone Can Ride"

Three trips to Ahoskie are conducted daily: at 8:00 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:45 p.m. is our final pick-up. Three trips to Elizabeth City; 8:00 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 2:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m. are our final pick-ups. Trips to Edenton will be provided Monday and Wednesday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon to various medical centers. A trip to Tyner Community Care Clinic will be provided on Thursday mornings from 9:00-12:00 noon. Three trips to Suffolk, Va. are conducted daily: at 6:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., and 5:00 p.m. is our final pick-up. Trips are made daily to Smithfield, Virginia at 6:55 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  In addition, trips to Greenville, NC are made on Tuesday and Thursday mornings 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Trips to Norfolk, Virginia are made Monday, Tuesdays & 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; trips to Hampton, Virginia are made on 3rd Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. We, also make trips to Duke University Hospital on occasion as needed.

The hours of operations are 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday thru Friday and some Saturdays are available by request.                                   

Fare Structure

 Destination  FAC  One-Way Fare  Trip Fare
 In County Trips  $28.75  $2.00  $4.00
 Ahoskie  $45.00  $4.00 $8.00
 Greenville  $75.00  ***  $16.00
 Pasquotank/Edenton  $47.50  $4.00  $8.00
 Suffolk  $47.50  $4.00  $8.00
 Smithfield, VA  $63.75  $5.00  $10.00
 Norfolk, VA  $63.75  ***  $15.00
 Hampton VA Hospital  $80.00  ***  $18.00
 Edenton  $47.50  $4.00  $8.00


FAC is the fully allocated cost for service.

We have assigned vehicles depending on the service areas.  In the event that persons with disabilities are on the schedule, we will change the service vehicle to accommodate wheelchairs.

We may be contacted at (252)357-4487(GITS), (for the hearing impaired call 1 (800)735-2962 TDD/TTY) by fax at (252)357-4489 or at 714 Main Street, Gatesville, NC 27938 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

In addition, our e-mail address is gitsnc@embarqmail.com, and our website address is gatescounty.govoffice2.com.  We look forward to serving you.