Beach Bus service for the 2020 season has ended, check back in early May 2021 for information on the 2021 season.

305 Beach Connection (Magenta Line)

Bus Stops

The 305 Beach Connection (Magenta Line) stops at the Wilmington Train Station, Christiana Mall, Odessa Park & Ride in Middletown, Scarborough Road Park & Ride lot in Dover, South Frederica Park & Ride in Frederica, the Lewes Park & ride lot, just south of the Five Points and the Rehoboth Park & Ride lot on Shuttle Road.


With the free DART Transit app, riders can plan their trip, view bus stops, get real-time bus information, and see where the bus is along its route. And, for faster boarding and convenience, riders can pay their fare from their phone with DART Pass mobile payment.

The one-way cash fares are $10.00 from Wilmington, $8.00 from Middletown, $6.00 from Dover and $4.00 from Frederica. Riders are encouraged to buy a 3-Zone Anywhere Daily Pass for $12.60, which can also be used on all Beach Bus Services. The DARTCard can be used to purchase a 3-Zone Daily Pass on the bus.


The Passes and DARTCards can be purchased at DART First State Transportation stores, sales outlets, or online

While at the beach, you may purchase Passes and DARTCards from the following locations:

  • ACME
    18578 Coastal Highway, #13
    Rehoboth Beach
    All DARTCards, 7-Day Passes & Paratransit strip tickets

  • Big Oaks Campground (Seasonal)
    35567 Big Oaks Lane
    Rehoboth Beach
    7-Day Passes

  • Cape Henlopen Senior Center
    11 Christian Street
    Rehoboth Beach
    Reduced Fare DARTCard & Paratransit Strip Tickets

  • DART First State – Lewes Transit Center (seasonal)
    17616 Coastal Highway
    all DARTCards, 7-Day & 30-Day Passes

  • DART First State Rehoboth Park & Ride (seasonal)
    20055 Shuttle Road
    Rehoboth Beach
    All DARTCards, SCAT & Paratransit strip tickets, 7-Day & 30-Day Passes

  • Lewes Senior Center
    32083 Janice Rd.
    Reduced Fare DARTCard & SCAT

  • United Check Cashing
    662 N. DuPont Blvd.
    all DARTCards

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