Buckwheat Express – Preston County, WV

Serving the General Public – Riders 60+ Ride FREE

Buckwheat Express provides efficient public transportation for the general public throughout Preston County, WV and beyond. Accommodations are available for older adults and individuals with special needs. Our friendly professional drivers get you where you need to go safely – and with comfort you can rely on. 

To ride, simply wait anywhere along the route and wave your hand to be picked up. Those who require special accommodations should call a day ahead of their trip. If you have any questions about how to use our service, please call (304) 329-0464. The Buckwheat Express Office is open from 8AM to 4PM Monday through Friday.


Instructions on how to read our bus schedules
are provided on this page (below the schedules). Please scroll down.

ROUTE #1: KINGWOOD – MORGANTOWN – TERRA ALTA
DAILY ROUTE

MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY DEPARTURE TIMES

BASE FARE (ONE-WAY): 75¢
TRANSFER FARE (EACH ADDITIONAL ZONE IN SAME TRIP): 25¢
Rides Provided on a First-Come, First-Served Basis

MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY – FARE 75¢ PLUS 25¢ EACH ADDITIONAL ZONE

VIEW ROUTE INFORMATION

KINGWOOD ⇨ MORGANTOWN

BUS STOP (PICK-UP) AM AM PM PM
KINGWOOD – CRAIG CIVIC CENTER 1:30 3:30
KINGWOOD – COURTHOUSE 5:35 8:45 1:40 3:45
REEDSVILLE 5:50 9:10 2:00 3:55
MASONTOWN 5:55 9:20 2:05 4:05
SABRATON 6:10 9:35 2:20 4:20
MORGANTOWN MALL 10:10 5:00
MOUNTAINEER STATION 2:55
MYLAN 6:30 3:15

MORGANTOWN ⇨ KINGWOOD

BUS STOP (PICK-UP) AM AM PM PM
MOUNTAINEER STATION 6:40
MT. LINE WESTOVER TERMINAL 6:45 10:20 5:10
MOUNTAINEER MALL 6:55 10:30 5:30
SABRATON 7:00 10:40 3:35 5:40
MASONTOWN 7:15 11:00 4:00 6:00
REEDSVILLE 7:25 11:05 4:10 6:15
KINGWOOD – COURTHOUSE 7:45 11:20 4:20 6:30

KINGWOOD ⇨ TERRA ALTA

BUS STOP (PICK-UP) AM PM PM
KINGWOOD – CRAIG CIVIC CENTER 2:10
KINGWOOD – COURTHOUSE 7:00 2:20 4:20
CADELL 7:10 2:45 4:30
TERRA ALTA SCHOOL 7:20 2:55 4:40
HOPEMONT HOSPITAL 7:30 3:00
CORINTH 7:40 3:10 4:50

TERRA ALTA ⇨ KINGWOOD

BUS STOP (PICK-UP) AM PM PM
TERRA ALTA 8:00 3:15 5:00
CADELL 8:10 3:30 5:10
KINGWOOD – COURTHOUSE 8:25 3:35 5:20

ROUTE #2: SOUTH PRESTON LOOP


TUESDAY DEPARTURE TIMES

FARE: $1.25 ONE-WAY OR $2.00 ALL DAY PASS

VIEW ROUTE INFORMATION

BUS STOP (PICK-UP) AM AM PM
PRESTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE 7:00 10:30 1:30
KINGWOOD PLAZA 7:05 10:35 1:35
TUNNELTON HONOR ROLL 7:25 10:55 1:55
INTERSECTION OF RT. 26 & RT. 50 WESTBOUND 7:35 11:05 11:05
INTERSECTION OF RT. 50 & RT. 92 NORTHBOUND 7:40 11:10 2:10
NEWBURG POST OFFICE/SENIOR CENTER 7:45 11:15 2:15
ARTHURDALE POST OFFICE 8:05 11:35 2:35
REEDSVILLE RT. 92 & RT. 7 EASTBOUND 8:08 11:38 2:38
KINGWOOD WAL-MART 8:25 11:55 2:55
PRESTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE 8:45 NOON 3:15
KINGWOOD WAL-MART 8:50 12:05 3:20
REEDSVILLE RT. 92 & RT. 7 SOUTHBOUND 9:07 12:22 3:37
ARTHURDALE POST OFFICE 9:10 12:25 3:40
NEWBURG POST OFFICE/SENIOR CENTER 9:30 12:45 4:00
INTERSECTION OF RT. 50 & RT. 92 EASTBOUND 9:35 12:50 4:05
INTERSECTION OF RT. 26 & RT. 50 NORTHBOUND 9:40 12:55 4:10
TUNNELTON HONOR ROLL 9:50 1:05 4:20
KINGWOOD PLAZA 10:10 1:25 4:40
PRESTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE 10:15 1:30 4:45

ROUTE #3: WEST PRESTON LOOP

FRIDAY DEPARTURE TIMES

FARE: $1.25 ONE-WAY OR $2.00 ALL DAY PASS

VIEW ROUTE INFORMATION

BUS STOP (PICK-UP) AM PM
PRESTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE 7:00 1:00
GREEN ACRES 7:05 1:05
KINGWOOD PLAZA 7:10 1:10
PRESTON MANOR 7:15 1:15
KINGWOOD MANOR 7:20 1:20
RICH VIEW APARTMENTS 7:30 1:30
WAL-MART PLAZA 7:35 1:35
REEDSVILLE RT. 92 & RT. 7 WESTBOUND 7:45 1:45
BREEZE VIEW APARTMENTS 7:55 1:55
PLUM HILL TERRACE 8:00 2:00
STREET’S STORE 8:05 2:05
REEDSVILLE RT. 92 & RT. 7 EASTBOUND 8:15 2:15
WAL-MART PLAZA 8:25 2:25
RICH VIEW APARTMENTS 8:30 2:30
KINGWOOD MANOR 8:40 2:40
PRESTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE 9:00 3:00
RICH VIEW APARTMENTS 9:15 3:15
WAL-MART PLAZA 9:20 3:20
REEDSVILLE RT. 92 & RT. 7 WESTBOUND 9:30 3:30
STREET’S STORE 9:40 3:40
PLUM HILL TERRACE 9:45 3:45
BREEZE VIEW APARTMENTS 9:50 3:50
REEDSVILLE RT. 92 & RT. 7 EASTBOUND 10:00 4:00
WAL-MART PLAZA 10:10 4:10
RICH VIEW APARTMENTS 10:15 4:15
KINGWOOD MANOR 10:25 4:25
PRESTON MANOR 10:30 4:30
KINGWOOD PLAZA 10:35 4:35
GREEN ACRES 10:40 4:40
PRESTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE 10:45 4:45

How to Read Buckwheat Express Schedules

A schedule is listed above for each of the four regular routes operated by Buckwheat Express. First, please locate the route that includes the location closest to you. Then, take note of the route number and use it to follow the instructions below.

Routes #1 – #3:
Schedules are read from left to right. The left column lists the scheduled bus stop locations. The times listed on the right are the times that the bus departs from that stop. Select the stop nearest to you and be ready to board at least five minutes ahead of time.

For general information about how to plan your trip, please visit our Rider’s Guide, online Trip Planner, or call Buckwheat Express for personal assistance: (304) 329-0464.

Route Maps

The route maps below show the general area each route covers. You can wave to your driver for a pickup anywhere along the scheduled route.

Buckwheat Express Route Map 1

Buckwheat Express Route Map 2

Buckwheat Express Route Map 3

Preston County Destinations

  • Arthurdale Heritage *
  • Camp Dawson*
  • Camp Ground Church
  • Cannon Hill
  • Cheat River*
  • Fairfax Stone
  • Gordon Church
  • Hazelton Grist Mill
  • Henry Clay Furnace
  • Lenox Church
  • McGrew House*
  • Old Virginia Furnace
  • Preston Academy*
  • Preston County Courthouse*
  • Preston County Inn*
  • Reckart Mill
  • Rowlesburg Railroad Museum*
  • Tray Run Bridge
  • Tunnelton Tunnels*
  • World War II Museum*

*Located along Buckwheat Express routes

OUT OF SERVICE DAYS

Buckwheat Express does not operate on the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • President’s Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • West Virginia Day (June 20)
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Black Friday
  • Veterans Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

When Preston County schools are closed due to inclement weather, Buckwheat Express Services are cancelled, too.

If you have any questions or are unsure about anything, please call us at: (304) 329-0464.