TRANSPORTATION

OCEAN CITY MARYLAND
TRANSPORTATION

Maps & Directions - to and from Ocean City

Local Street Maps

Limousine Service

Cab Service

Airports

  • Municipal Airport - 3 miles West of Town, Rt. 611, West Ocean City. New operation facilities; charter & private planes arrive/leave daily; Jet-A and100LL fuel; Enterprise Rental Car on site: 15 minute turn-around; taxi service; conference room. Call for additional service information, 410-213-2471.
  • Salisbury-Ocean City Regional Airport - The regional airport is located south of Route 50, approximately thirty minutes away from Ocean City, off Walston Switch Road, just east of Salisbury. USAir offers regularly scheduled flights to and from Baltimore, Washington, DC and Philadelphia. For USAir reservations: 800-438-4322. Salisbury-Wicomico County Regional Airport: 410-548-4827.
  • Ocean Aviation - Ocean City Municipal Airport / 12724 Airport Road / Berlin, MD 21811. Ocean Aviation is Ocean City, Maryland's full service FBO and professional FAA Part 141 Approved Flight Academy located just west of the main passenger terminal providing a wide variety of aviation services.
Bus Travel

  • Carolina Trailways Bus Station - Located on 2nd Street; 410-289-9307
  • Greyhound Bus Station - West Ocean City - Seasonal ticket office: www.greyhound.com or call 1-800-231-2222.
Auto
The main thoroughfare in Ocean City, Maryland is Coastal Highway / Philadelphia Avenue. Philadelphia Avenue runs from the Inlet to 32nd Street. It then becomes Coastal Highway and stretches north to the Delaware line at 146th Street. There are three lanes running in each direction on the 10 mile strip with the speed limit at 40 mph north of 32nd St. South of 32nd St. the speed limit ranges from 30-35 mph.

Boardwalk Trams
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!

Tram fare is $3 per person, per boarding, one way ride. Discount fare punch cards are available at $20 for 8 rides. Inquire at either tram station or with a tram conductor.

New unlimited ride pass, which costs $6, a passenger can now get on and off the Boardwalk tram as much as they like between the hours of 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily. The unlimited ride pass is not available during Holiday Weekends or Special Events. Unlimited ride passes are sold at both north and south tram ticket booths and on any tram.

Please note: The tram operation is subject to prevailing weather conditions. See the station operators or call 410-289-5311 or 410-723-1606 for further information. Closed late Sept thru early May.

Bus Service - In Ocean City, avoid the fuss - ride the bus!
Ocean City's municipal buses that travel along Coastal Highway 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our 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. Be sure to ask about our new discount coupon books for a savings on your bus fare. And 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. The Park & Ride Facility is also a connection point for other buses.

Buses depart from the depots on the following time schedule:
COASTAL HIGHWAY BUSES - South Division St. to/from 144th Street $1 per boarding or $3 Ride All Day. Children 42 inches and under in height who are accompanied by an adult are permitted free passage.

Coupon books are available at $15 per book, $250 for 20 books, $600 for 50 books and $1,125 for 100 books.

Park & Ride
The West Ocean City Park & Ride shuttle is $1 - ride all day! This enables the purchaser to UNLIMITED daily trips between the Park & Ride, Ocean City Factory Outlets and the South Division Street Transit Center. Users may choose to cash in their Park & Ride ticket for an additional $1, and receive Ocean City Transit's complete line of service. Park & Ride Discount Coupon Books are $15 for 20 rides, at a savings of 25% per pass and are available upon request.

The lot is available for FREE parking 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

In June, July & August bus service runs approximately every 10 minutes from 6am - 2am and as need from 2am - 6am.
From September through May bus service runs approximately every 15 minutes from 6am - midnight and as needed from midnight - 6am.

For more information and exact schedules, call Ocean City Transit at 410-723-1606.

Transportation Service Schedule
Coastal Highway "Beach Bus"
South Division Street to & From 144th Street
$3 RIDE-ALL-DAY OR $1 PER BOARDING
Exact Fare Required
SPRING: March 29 - May 22
Every 15 minutes, 6am-10pm
Every 30 minutes, 10pm-6am
SUMMER: May 23 - Sept. 2
Every 10 minutes, 6am-3am
Every 20 minutes, 3am-6am
FALL: Sept. 3 - Nov. 3
Every 15 minutes, 6am-10pm
Every 30 minutes, 10pm-6am
Boardwalk Tram
South 1st Street to & from 27th Street
$3 PER PERSON, ONE WAY
Springfest: May 2-5
10am - midnight /Thursday , Friday & Saturday
10am - 6pm Sunday ...(Closed May 6-23)
SUMMER: May 24 - Sept. 2
11am - midnight daily
10am - midnight /holiday weekends, & special events
Sunfest: Sept. 19 - 22
10am - midnight /Thursday, Friday & Saturday
10am - 6pm Sunday ...(Closed Sept. 3-18)
Park & Ride "Beach Bus"
South Division Street to & from West OC Outlets & West OC Park & Ride
$3 RIDE-ALL-DAY OR $1 PER BOARDING
Springfest: May 2-5
Every 20 minutes, 6am-2am (*ends at 10pm on May 5)
OC Cruisers: May 16-19
Every 20 minutes, 6am-2am (*ends at 10pm on May 19)
SUMMER: May 24 - Sept. 2
Every 20 minutes, 6am - 2am
Bikefest: Sept.12-14
Every 20 minutes, 6am - 2am
Sunfest: Sept. 19 - 22
Every 20 minutes, 6am - 2am (*ends at 10pm on Sept.22)
Endless Summer Cruisin': Oct. 3-6
Every 20 minutes, 6am - 2am (*ends at 10pm on Oct. 6)
Special Event Express Shuttle
$3 RIDE-ALL-DAY OR $1 PER BOARDING
Springfest: May 2-5
40TH St. to & from Inlet Lot, Every 20 minutes
Thursday-Saturday, 9am - 11pm
Sunday, 9am-7pm
OC Air Show: June 8-9
West OC Park & Ride to & from 17th St.
10am- 5pm, Every 20 minutes
White Marlin Open: Aug. 5-9
40th St. to & from Jacqueline Ave. & 14 St.
3pm- 11pm, every 20 minutes
Sunfest: Sept. 19-Sept. 22
40th St. to & from Inlet Lot, Every 20 minutes
Thursday - Saturday, 9am- 11pm
Sunday, 9am-7pm
For additional information concerning discounted fares for Boardwalk Trams, or buses or eligibility for ADA Para Transit services, please visit, www.oceancitymd.gov or call Ocean City Transportation Department at 410-423-1606.