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AquaLink / AquaBus Water Taxis
This is where LBT meets the sea.

Welcome to Long Beach's 2018 Water Taxi Season! LBT always has a plan to get you around the city, whether you're looking to travel by bus or go off-roading Long Beach style.

Make It Quick

For the first time ever, LBT is introducing mobile ticketing for our AquaLink service. Mobile ticketing is the best way to board AquaLink and AquaBus - no more worrying about cash. AquaLink single ride mobile tickets are available for $5. AquaBus single ride mobile tickets are available for $1. You may still purchase one-way tickets to ride LBT Water Taxis with cash at the docks.

How To Purchase A Mobile Ticket:

  • Download Token Transit by visiting tokentransit.com/app or text TOKEN to 41411.
  • Input your phone number and type the verification code
  • Allow access to your location.
  • Click anywhere on the “My Passes” screen (Android) or click the yellow “Buy Passes” bar (i-Phone) and have your credit card information ready.
  • Select Long Beach Transit as your agency.
  • Choose the appropriate pass and proceed to purchase. Make sure you wait to activate your pass until you're ready to board!
  • When you get to the dock, go to your stored passes and tap to use your Water Taxi pass.
  • Show your ticket to an AquaLink or AquaBus crew member.
  • Hop on board!

AquaLink Map and Schedule

AquaLink runs between the Queen Mary, the Aquarium of the Pacific, and Alamitos Bay.

AquaBus runs between the Queen Mary, Hotel Maya, the Aquarium of the Pacific, Pine Circle, and Shoreline Village.

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AquaLink Stops and Points of Interest - Plan your #LBTinerary:

Alamitos Bay: Enjoy waterfront dining and drinking at Ballast Point or Boathouse on the Bay. Or work up an appetite by peddling your way through the bay with water bike rentals. LBT connection: Route 131 to Main Street Seal Beach or back to Belmont Shore for shopping and dining.

Queen Mary: Board the famed 1930's vessel that came to rest in Long Beach in 1967 for a historic experience featuring sightseeing, tours, and food and drink.

Aquarium of the Pacific: For over 20 years the Aquarium of the Pacific and all of its inhabitants have been a source of wonder and education for all who step through her doors.

Shoreline Village: Experience the ultimate in family fun. Stroll through a carnival-like atmosphere and revel in restaurants, arcades, and candy stores that bring you back to another time and place.

Hotel Maya: With stunning views and a menu to match, the Hotel Maya gives visitors a Long Beach experience unlike any other.

LBT Bus Schedule

Once you reach land, you can conveniently connect to nearby LBT bus and Passport service. Check lbtransit.com/news for updated detours and route information. For all of your LBT questions, visit the Transit Visitor and Information Center on 1st St. and Pine Ave or call 562.591.2301. Your mobile ticket does NOT work on buses. Normal fare is $1.25 one way. The Passport bus is free and stops at popular destinations Downtown.