Q: What do the bus numbers mean? Is this a train or a bus?
A: The HighDesert POINT is a bus service operated by Pacific Crest Bus Lines that is coordinated with the Amtrak train that stops in Chemult. The service is called a “thruway” bus service which means it connects to a Amtrak train station. Thruway buses have Amtrak numbers which are four digits. Amtrak train numbers are one to three digits.
Q: Will Wi-Fi be available?
A: Yes! All POINT routes have free Wi-Fi. Please understand that due to the rural nature of the HighDesert route, our Wi-Fi service may be intermittent in some spots.
Q: Are there power outlets on board?
A: Yes! The HighDesert route has eight 110V AC power outlets on each bus that are free for passengers to use. Outlets are in sets of two and are located along the walls in every other row.
Q: What is your luggage policy?
Q: Can I bring my bicycle or my skis?
A: Yes! There is space for two bikes on the front bike racks. If you’re in a group with more than two bikes, please call us at 541-382-4193 and we will try to accommodate more. You may also bring skis and ski equipment of a reasonable size.
Q: Can I bring a pet?
A: Only service animals are allowed on the bus.
Q: Does the bus have seat belts?
A: Yes, every seat on our bus has a seat belt.
Q: Can I bring my baby on the bus in their infant car seat?
A: Yes, your baby is welcome aboard and every seat is capable of securing a car seat.
Q: Will there be connections to other transit services at the end of my trip?
A: Most likely. The POINT tries to coordinate with local transit services as much as possible. Use the Trip Planner to the left to find a connecting service.
Q: What happens if I lose an item?
A: Please call the Pacific Crest Bus Lines office at 541-382-4193 as soon as possible.