Public Transportation

Can I bring my bike on Beach Cities Transit?

Beach Cities Transit buses are equipped with bike racks. They are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. No bikes will be allowed inside of the bus. Riders are responsible for loading, securing and unloading their bikes in a safe and timely manner.

For safety reasons, Bus Operators cannot get off the bus to assist you. Bicycles are mounted at your own risk. BCT is not responsible for theft or damage to your bicycle.

Does BCT run on Holidays?


Holiday                                                        Service Schedule        

Christmas Day No Service
Columbus Day Weekday
Independence Day Saturday
Labor Day Saturday
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekday
Memorial Day Saturday
New Year's Day No Service
President's Day Weekday
Thanksgiving Day No Service
Veteran's Day Saturday

How can I get from Point A to B using public Transit?

For South Bay connections to regional service; routing and schedules call 1-877-22-GO-511 or go online at

For transit service within the South Bay, call Beach Cities Transit (BCT) at (310) 802-7686 or go online Beach Cities Transit,Torrance Transit at (310) 618-6266 or go online Torrance Transit, Gardena Municipal Bus Lines at (310) 965-8888 or go online Gardena Transit, for the City of Lawndale at (310) 973-3270 or go online Lawndale Beat.

I am disabled where can I obtain a ride ?

Contact The Wave Bus
"The Wave" is a local bus at  310/376-3990 .

I am sick . Where can I obtain a  ride ?

Contact The Wave Bus

"The Wave" is a local bus at  310/376-3990 .

I need to get a ride to my doctor’s office or the hospital?

In addition to providing service to any medical facility within Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach, the WAVE Senior/Disabled Dial-a-Ride provides curb to curb service to the following South Bay health facilities through its Satellite Service.

All rides must begin and end in Hermosa Beach or Redondo Beach. Additional satellite destinations include; El Camino College and the Torrance Social Security Office.


For more information, please call us at (310) 802-7686 or visit


I’m interested in sharing a ride, is there a rideshare program available?

A custom Ride Share match list can be obtained by contacting
1(877) 22-GO-511 and choosing the Rideshare option or go online at

Is there a Dial-a-ride service ?


"The Wave" is a local bus at  310/376-3990 .

What are BCT fare and monthly pass rates?

BCT Fixed-Route Fares

  • Adults ................................ $1.00
  • Students (Grades K-12) ....... $1.00
  • Seniors (Age 62+) .............. $0.50
  • Disabled ............................ $0.50
  • Medicare Cardholder .......... $0.50
  • System Transfer ................ Free
  • Interagency Transfer .......... $0.25

BCT Monthly Pass Rates

TYPE        Redondo Beach Residents                Non-resident

Adult                      $40.00                                        $40.00                

Students (K-12)       $8.00                                          $20.00

Senior/Disabled       $5.00                                          $10.00

For further assistance, please contact us at (310) 937-6660.

What are the Metro bus and rail fares?

Basic cash fare for both Metro Bus and Metro Rail are: 
Regular $1.50
Senior $0.55

Transfers are:
Regular $0.35
Senior $0.10

For additional pass and fare information, call 1-877-22-GO-511 or go on line at

Redondo Beach residents can purchase reduced priced Metro TAP (with proof of residency).  For more information, please contact the Transit Office at (310) 937-6660 or visit

Where are the nearest bus/subway/light rail stations?

Redondo Beach residents can access MTA regional bus service as well as Gardena Municipal Bus Lines, Lawndale Transit, and Torrance Transit at the South Bay Galleria Transit Center.  The Center is located behind the Nordstrom parking structure at 1820 Kingsdale Ave., one-half block south of Artesia Blvd. 

The Metro Green Line light rail Marine/Redondo Station is located on Marine Ave. near Redondo Beach Ave. This station is the terminus for the Metro Green Line (MGL). Amenities at this station include; 350 park-n-ride spaces, and bicycle lockers. Parking is Free!

For MGL schedules and Metro Bus access to the Station, please call 1-877-22-GO-511 or go on line at From the MGL it is possible to transfer to the LA/Long Beach Metro Blue Line light rail (MBL) and make a MBL connection to the Metro Red Line subway.