Long Beach Transit allows customers to not only explore the city by land, but also by sea. Our AquaLink water taxi offers a scenic ride on the water and a way to get around Long Beach’s coastline.

AquaLink Grand Prix 2023

Click the button below to download the Grand Prix AquaLink 2023 schedule. Regular schedule information can be found below.

AquaLink Schedule

The AquaLink is currently operating Friday – Sunday.

11:30 am12:15 pm
1:00 pm1:45 pm
2:30 pm4:00 pm
4:45 pm5:30 pm
6:15 pm7:00 pm*

*The last boat departs the Aquarium at 7:00 p.m. and service ends when it arrives at Alamitos Bay (at approx. 7:45 p.m.)

Please arrive several minutes before the boat’s departure time to ensure your spot onboard. Capacity is limited to 70 on a first come, first board basis.

AquaLink service is subject to weather conditions.

Fare Information

AquaLink One-Way Fare: $5.00

Fare for children aged 2 and under is complimentary.

Pay on board with cash or credit card.

Exact fare only (no change will be given).

Pay ahead of time with the Ride LBT app, the only mobile app that delivers Water Taxi tickets instantly to your phone.

Learn more about the Ride LBT app here.

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Please note: TAP cards, including the GoPass TAP card, are not accepted on LBT water taxis.

Where to Board

The AquaLink currently transports customers to and from Alamitos Bay and Rainbow Harbor at Aquarium Dock 4.

How to Get There by Car:

To avoid citation or tow, AquaLink customers are encouraged to use the designated long-term parking area when departing off Marina Drive and Basin 2 when departing from Alamitos Bay.

View our parking map for details on where to park and how to get to the dock.

How to Get There by Bike:

Bikes are allowed, you can secure them on board AquaLink and the bus. When bringing a bike on board AquaLink, check out this how-to video.

For tips on how to load your bike on a bus, visit our Bus Ride Basics and see “how to ride.”

Please note: AquaLink’s docks at the Queen Mary and Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier are not in service.

Before You Board

AquaLink, LBT’s largest vessel, can hold up to 70 passengers. We recommend arriving early to ensure your spot onboard as boat capacity is limited on a first-come, first-board basis at each dock.

If you miss your planned departure time, the next boat will arrive 90 minutes later.

Strollers and bikes are welcome aboard.

Please note: AquaLink service is subject to weather conditions. To confirm if service is operating, please call Customer Care at 562.591.2301 or check LBT’s Instagram and Facebook for more information.

Food and beverages are now available for purchase aboard AquaLink!

Click here for a full menu.


AquaLink and Aquabus are accessible to all, including people in motorized and non-motorized wheelchairs. This includes:

  • Ramps at all stops
  • A hand-crank chairlift at Dock #4 in Rainbow Harbor
  • Reserved space inside and on the back deck of AquaLink
  • All points of pickup for the Aquabus

Please note:

The AquaBus is not in service until further notice.

Customer Care

Open Monday – Friday 6.30 a.m. – 7.30 p.m. and Saturday – Sunday 8.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. at 562.591.2301 

Informacion y asistencia en espanol estan disponibles bajo peticion. Pongase en contacto con nosotros en 562.591.2301

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