NOTICE: Due to Coronavirus COVID-19, use of Ocean City public transit is for essential travel only. Facial coverings are required to ride and must be worn at all times. Physical distancing is strongly recommended. Failure to comply may result in trip denial or removal from the bus. Hand wipes are available for your convenience and use. Ride at your own risk.
The Town of Ocean City is pleased to offer ample free parking and a shuttle to/from 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 and West Ocean City Park & Ride 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.
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.
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.
Park N Ride service to/from all stops end at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday’s of Springfest (May 10), OC Cruisin’ (May 17), Bikefest (Sept. 20) and Sunfest (Oct. 4).
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.
SUNDAY-SATURDAY: Bus service to/from the West Ocean City Park N Ride Transit Station and South Division Street Transit Station is provided by Shore Transit. Refer to Shore Transit service schedule for arrival/departure times. Shore Transit regular bus fare is $3 per boarding. Public Restrooms are closed for the season at this location.
- Designated special event dates are Springfest, OC Air Show, July 4 Weekend and Sunfest; $3 Ride-All-Day fare applies.
- Frequency of service is approx. every 20 minutes, 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
- Service ends at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday’s of Springfest, OC Cruisin’, Labor Day Weekend, Bikefest and Sunfest.
- When service is not in operation, transportation to/from the Park N Ride and South Division Street Transit Station is provided by Shore Transit. Please refer to Shore Transit service schedule for arrival/departure times and applicable fares.
Please observe posted rules and regulations at the Park & Ride. Restrictions apply
- It shall be unlawful to park any commercial vehicle unless performing services for or on behalf of the Mayor and City Council
- It shall be unlawful to utilize any vehicle for sleeping quarters
- No Overnight Parking Allowed – “OV-Oversized Vehicles”- longer than 20 feet and trailers will be towed if parked between 3:00 AM and 6:00 AM
- Park in Designated Area Only
- Information on Towed Vehicles Contact 410-723-6608
PARK & RIDE “Beach Bus” – South Division Street Transit Station to/from West OC Park-N-Ride Transit Station. Fare: Free, except on designated Special Events: Springfest, OC Air Show, July 4th Weekend, Sunfest.
Below fares apply during special event dates mentioned above, all other days are free.
Standard Fare: $3 Ride-All-Day. Exact cash fare required, 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.
Title VI Notice
Ocean City Transportation (OCT) is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of its transit services on the basis of race, color or national origin, as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination based on your race, color, national origin, you may file a complaint up to 180 days from the date of the alleged incident.
To file a complaint or for additional information on OCT’s nondiscrimination policies and procedures, contact: Transit Manager, 204 65th Street, Building E, Ocean City, Md. 21842
In a friendly manner and with safety as our primary goal, we are committed together to provide an efficient public transportation system to the residents and vacationers of Ocean City without incident, accident, or inconsistency.