Just hop aboard a shuttle to ride around Port Aransas or catch a ride to points in Corpus Christi for a low fare.
The public transit system is offered and operated by the City of Port Aransas and the Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority.
The B-Line’s “Route 94 Trolley,” which offers fares for as low as 25 cents, runs a nine-stop route around Port Aransas daily from 10 a.m. until about 6 p.m.
Stops along the route are: Cinnamon Shore, Pioneer RV Park, Access Road 1A, the Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center, Roberts Point Park, the University of Texas Marine Science Institute, Horace Caldwell Pier, Port Aransas Post Office and Mustang Beach Airport. For specifics, call (361) 749-4111 or email email@example.com.
The B-Line’s Route 90 Flexi-B Shuttle, whose reduced fares can also be as low as 25 cents for some riders, offers trips to Corpus Christi. Points of interest include Del Mar College, TAMUCC, La Palmera Mall,Texas State Aquarium and the USS Lexington area.
All trips must be scheduled at least one day in advance.
For those with urgent transportation needs, the Flexi-B also will accept requests for travel on a short notice.
Call (361) 749-4111 to schedule a trip.
The Flexi-B departs Port Aransas Monday through Friday at 7:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., bound for sites in Corpus Christi.
On Monday through Saturday, the Flexi-B’s return trip begins at 3:30 p.m., when it departs from Corpus Christi’s Southside Station near La Palmera Mall.
Different schedules and destinations are offered on Friday and Saturday.
Again, fares vary.
Route 65 also goes by the name of the Padre Island Connection, but it extends to Port Aransas, too.
Route 65 hits various Corpus Christi locations.
Once it gets to Port Aransas, the bus travels State Highway 361, Beach Access Road 1A, 11th Street and Avenue G before getting on 361 again and heading south, back to Corpus Christi.
The Route 65 bus passes through Port Aransas six times a day. The exact schedule can be found on the RTA’s website at www.ccrta.org/ccrtamap/.
The Route 95 Port A Express will return to service in May. Port Aransas workers who live off the island have another transportation option with the Express.
The Express is a direct route from Corpus Christi to Port Aransas with stops in Ingleside and Aransas Pass. The Express has priority boarding for the ferry and free WiFi on board.
The cost for a ride is 75 cents each way. Passes may be purchased on the CCRTA website.