Ocean City Public Transportation

Coastal Highway Transit Bus

Ride with us on Ocean City’s municipal buses that travel along Coastal Highway. The buses are safe, clean, reliable, and convenient. A $3 Ride-All-Day pass allows you to ride from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 a.m. the next morning. Our friendly and knowledgeable drivers will be glad to take you down to our South Division Street Transit Center or to the North end Transit Center or anywhere in-between. Don’t forget, with your $3 pass, you can transfer to one of our Park & Ride buses at no additional cost and go to our beautiful West Ocean City Park & Ride facility. Please review the Park n Ride “Beach Bus” section for additional information regarding its operating schedule. The Park & Ride Facility is also a connection point for Shore Transit. All Ocean City buses are handicap accessible. If a vehicle lift/ramp and securement area can accommodate a mobility device Ocean City Transportation will transport the device (and user).

COASTAL HIGHWAY BEACH BUSES – South Division Street Transit Station to/from 144th Street Transit Station.

Standard Fare: $3 Ride-All-Day. Exact cash fare required or use of EMONEY. Click here for instructions on use of EMONEY or use of pre-paid photo ID General Bus Pass obtained from City Hall.

Half Fare ($1.50 Ride-All-Day): Senior Citizens age 65 and over, Disabled Persons, Medicare card holders and Ocean City Non-Resident Senior Bus Pass holders. Proof of eligibility may be required. Exact cash fare required, or use of pre-paid photo ID General Bus Pass obtained from City Hall.

Free: Children 42 inches in height and under, ADA Certified Disabled card holders and Ocean City Resident Senior Bus Pass holders. Proof of eligibility may be required.

The route runs the length of Coastal Highway from South Division Street to/from 144th Street. Times are as follows:

Fall
Sept. 25 - Nov. 5, 2017
6 a.m. - 3 a.m. Approx. every 15 minutes 3 a.m. - 6 a.m. Approx. every 30 minutes
Winter
Nov. 6 - Apr. 1, 2018
Sunday – Thursday
6:20 a.m. – 11:35 p.m. / Approx. every 40 minutes
No Bus Service / 11:40 p.m. – 6:15 a.m.
Friday
6:00 a.m. - 6 a.m. / Approx. every 30 minutes
Saturday
6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. / Approx. every 30 minutes
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. / Approx. every 15 minutes
11:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. / Approx. every 30 minutes
Spring
Apr. 2 - May 24, 2018
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. / Approx. every 15 min. 3:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. / Approx. every 30 min
Summer
May 25 - Sept. 23, 2018
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. / Approx. every 10 min. 3:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. / Approx. every 20 min.


West Ocean City Park & Ride

The Town of Ocean City is pleased to offer ample free parking and a $3 Ride-All-Day bus shuttle to the South Division Street Transit Center at our West Ocean City Park and Ride facility. We are so proud to be able to boast about the gorgeous sunsets and scenic views of the bay while you park your car, walk, ride your bike, or just watch the birds. The outstanding view of the wetlands and the Ocean City skyline from the octagon gazebos will take your breath away! Be sure to read our interpretive signs, inspect the railroad bridge and brick walkways, as they add a unique historical value to this true gem. You just cannot believe it, until you see it for yourself!

The West Ocean City Shuttle between the South Division Street Transit Center, West Ocean City Park & Ride, and the Tanger Outlet is a seasonal operation that begins in May and runs intermittently into October.

Park free and ride on our Shuttle between the West Ocean City Park & Ride and South Division Street Transit Center. The Park and Ride Shuttle offers service every 20 minutes from 6 a.m. to 2 a.m. and on demand at other times throughout the summer season.

The shuttle bus service between the West Ocean City Park & Ride and the South Division Street Transit Center in downtown Ocean City now includes a stop at the Ocean City Tanger Outlets. This stop is located across from the Pac-Sun store and is the only stop in the outlet shopping center. The bus travels from the South Division Street Transit Center to the outlet stop and then continues to the West Ocean City Park & Ride before departing again for downtown Ocean City. All Ocean City buses are handicap accessible. If a vehicle lift/ramp and securement area can accomodate a mobility device Ocean City Transportation will transport the device (and user).

Please note and obey all posted signs and regulations at the Park & Ride facility as Oversized Vehicle parking and other user restrictions may apply. For specific operating dates and times, please reference the Transportation Service Schedule posted at the top of this page. PARK & RIDE “Beach Bus” – South Division Street Transit Station to/from West OC Tanger Outlets and Park-N-Ride Transit Station. Exact Fare Required.

Standard Fare: $3 Ride-All-Day. Exact cash fare required or use of EMONEY. Click here for instructions on use of EMONEY or use of pre-paid photo ID General Bus Pass obtained from City Hall.

Half Fare: ($1.50 Ride-All-Day): Senior Citizens age 65 and over, Disabled Persons, Medicare card holders and Ocean City Non-Resident Senior Bus Pass holders. Proof of eligibility may be required. Exact cash fare required, or use of pre-paid photo ID General Bus Pass obtained from City Hall.

Free: Children 42 inches in height and under, ADA Certified Disabled card holders and Ocean City Resident Senior Bus Pass holders. Proof of eligibility may be required.

West Ocean City Park N Ride bus service only operates on dates shown.

Frequency of service is approx. every 20 minutes, 6 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Tanger Outlet bus stop service hours are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. No service after 10 P.M.

Park N Ride service to/from all stops end at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday’s of Springfest (Sept. 6), OC Cruisin’ (May 20), Bikefest (Sept. 16) and Sunfest (Sept. 23).

When Park N Ride service is not in operation, transportation to/from the WOC Park N Ride and South Division Street Transit Station is provided by Shore Transit. Please refer to Shore Transit service schedule for applicable fares and arrival/departure times.

SPRINGFEST: May 3 - 6, 2018
OC CRUISIN’: May 17 – 20, 2018
SUMMER: May 25 - Sept. 3, 2018
BIKEFEST: Sept. 13 - 16, 2018
SUNFEST: Sept. 20 - 23, 2018


Boardwalk Trams

The ocean breeze, beach, sand, and family atmosphere are just a few of the reasons why you will want to ride the Ocean City Boardwalk trams during your visit to Ocean City. The comfortable Boardwalk trams can take you the whole length of the Boardwalk, which travels from the Inlet to the north booth at 27th Street. The Boardwalk tram will stop at most any location along the route to load or discharge passengers. The best part of the half-hour ride will be the detour that takes you on the pier close to the ocean where you can see, hear, and sometimes even feel the ocean water. Now you know you are in Ocean City, Maryland!

The Boardwalk Tram fare is $3 per person, per boarding, one way ride. Discount fare punch cards are available at $20 for 8 rides.

The unlimited ride pass, which costs $6, a passenger can now get on and off the Tram as much as they like between the hours of 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. The unlimited ride pass is only valid on the day of purchase and is not available during Holidays, Holiday Weekends or Special Events. Restriction may apply. Please view designated Holidays, Holiday Weekends or Special Event dates and or restrictions.

The $3 Tram fare, $20 discounted punch card, and $6 unlimited ride pass is sold at the north and south tram ticket booths and on any Tram. Major credit cards and exact cash fare is accepted by the Conductor at the rear of the Tram.

Please note: The tram operation is subject to prevailing weather conditions. Inclement Weather Notice or see the station operators or call 410-289-5311 or 410-723-1606 for further information.

The route runs the length of the boardwalk from South Division Street to/from 27th Street. Times are as follows:

SPRINGFEST May 3 - 6, 2018 10 a.m. - Midnight / Thursday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. / Sunday
SUMMER May 25 - Sept. 3, 2018 11 a.m. – Midnight / Daily
10 a.m. – Midnight / Holidays, Holiday Weekends & Special Events
POST LABOR DAY Sept. 4 - 9, 2018 Sept. 13 - 16, 2018 2 p.m. – 10 p.m. / Daily
12 p.m. – 8 p.m. / Sunday, September 16, 2018
SUNFEST Sept. 20 - 23, 2018 10 a.m. - Midnight / Thursday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. / Sunday

Express Beach Bus

For the added convenience of Special Event attendees an “Express Shuttle” service is available, traveling direct from temporary satellite parking area(s) to/from a special event bus stop near the event. Frequency of service is approximately every 20 minutes. The fare $3 Ride -All-Day. $3 ride-all-day tickets are transferable to the Coastal Highway and Park and Ride Buses, valid from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 a.m. the next morning! Please review the Transportation Service Schedule posted at the top of this page for specific dates, special event bus stop location’s and service schedules. All Ocean City buses are handicap accessible. If a vehicle lift/ramp and securement area can accommodate a mobility device Ocean City Transportation will transport the device (and user).

Standard Fare: $3 Ride-All-Day. Exact cash fare required or use of EMONEY. Click here for instructions on use of EMONEY or use of pre-paid photo ID General Bus Pass obtained from City Hall.

Half Fare: ($1.50 Ride-All-Day): Senior Citizens age 65 and over, Disabled Persons, Medicare card holders and Ocean City Non-Resident Senior Bus Pass holders. Proof of eligibility may be required. Exact cash fare required, or use of pre-paid photo ID General Bus Pass obtained from City Hall.

Free: Children 42 inches in height and under, ADA Certified Disabled card holders and Ocean City Resident Senior Bus Pass holders. Proof of eligibility may be required.

SPRINGFEST May 3 - 6, 2018 Transport to/from 40th St. South Convention Center parking lot and Springfest Fair grounds. Service is approx. every 20 minutes. Thursday - Saturday 9 a.m. to 11p.m. & Sunday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
OC AIRSHOW June 16 - 17, 2018 Transport to/from the West Ocean City Park N Ride & 17th Street and Baltimore Ave. Service is approx. every 20 min. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHITE MARLIN OPEN Aug. 6 - 10, 2018 Transport to/from the South Convention Center parking lot & Jacqueline Ave. and 14th St. Service is approx. every 20 min. 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.
SUNFEST Sept. 20 - 23, 2018 Transport to/from 40th St. South Convention Center parking lot and Sunfest fair grounds. Service is approx. every 20 minutes. Thursday - Saturday 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. & Sunday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

ADA Paratransit Curb-to-Curb Service

1/2 Fare for Ocean City non-resident senior bus pass holders. (proof of eligibility may be required). Exact cash fare required, or use of pre-paid photo ID General Bus Pass obtained from City Hall.

Children under 42 inches in height or under ride free

Ocean City Resident Senior bus pass holder ride free (proof of eligibility may be required)

Ocean City Transportation offers Origin-to-Destination service to disabled residents and visitors. This service is available during the same operating days and hours as our fixed-route Coastal Highway bus service. Fare is $3 Ride-All-Day. All trip reservations must be made by 10:00 p.m. the day prior. Eligible patrons may call the Dispatch Office at 410-723-1606 to make a reservation for the Para-transit van 365 days a year. All Ocean City buses are handicap accessible. If a vehicle lift/ramp and securement area can accomodate a mobility device Ocean City Transportation will transport the device (and user). Our staff of well-trained drivers offers our patrons a safe ride to their destinations. We can even deliver you to the front entrance of most special events. We can also connect you with our neighboring transit systems: Delaware Area Transit (DART) at the North end of Town and Shore Transit.

If you are ADA certified and have an card from another agency, you are already eligible to use our ADA Services. Residents and Visitors that do not have a certified ADA card may use this service for up to 21 days in a 365 day period without obtaining certification. Please call 410-723-1606 to receive additional information on our eligibility certification process. You may also call this number to share related concerns or file a specific complaint.

ADA Paratransit MEDTRN Services

Robert H. Melvin Jr. MEDTRN: In conjunction with Shore Transit / Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland, Ocean City MEDTRN provides medical appointment transportation services to ADA qualified persons residing within the corporate limits of Ocean City to/from the corporate limits of Berlin, MD. Required fare is $5 per boarding. Service is available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Trip reservations are required, and must be made by no later than 11am the day prior to your medical appointment. Please call 410-723-1606 for additional information. To apply for bus fare vouchers please download the required form. Bus discount coupons may not be used for MEDTRN service.

Robert H. Melvin Jr. MEDTRN Plus Program: Sponsored by the American Legion Post 166 of Ocean City and is for all ADA qualified Ocean City Citizens and American Legion members including the Ladies Auxiliary and the Sons of the Legion.

This service provides round-trip transportation for medical appointments to Salisbury, Pocomoke, Cambridge, Baltimore and Philadelphia via Shore Transit. For more information concerning this service, please contact Joe Salabia at the American Legion 410-289-3166 on Monday’s from noon till 3p.m.