Hours of Operation

AquaLink water taxis will operate 7 days a week starting May 27, 2022. 

A full schedule table is listed at the bottom of this page. 

See the Memorial Day Special Schedule at the bottom of the page.

Please note: LBT’s AquaBus is not in service until further notice.

Fare Information

AquaLink one-way fare: $5.00

Pay on board with cash or credit card. Exact fare only (no change will be given).

Buy your tickets in advance with the free Ride LBT app, the only mobile app that delivers Water Taxi tickets instantly to your phone.

Available for iOS and Android.

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How to use the Ride LBT app:

Signing up & purchasing your ticket:

  1. Create an account
    Sign up with an email and password.
  2. Purchase your pass
    Select AquaLink one-way and the number of tickets you’d like to purchase.
  3. Enter your payment information

Boarding with your mobile ticket:

  1. Activate your pass
    Click the green “Active” button just before you board. A pop-up will appear to confirm activation.
  2. Check the timer
    A 10 minute countdown will appear – this is when your pass will expire.
  3. Present the bar code
    Scan the active bar code on the farebox when boarding.

Accessibility

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

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All points of pickup for the Aquabus

What else to know before you board

  • Masks are required aboard all LBT services, including AquaLink.

 

  • Food and beverage service is available on board.
  • If you miss your departure time, your next boat will arrive 90 minutes later.

 

  • We recommend arriving early to ensure your spot onboard as the boat fills up quickly.

AquaLink Service Map

Long Beach Aqualink Map 2021

AquaLink Departure Times Monday – Thursday

ALAMITOS BAY Landing Berth 3AQUARIUM Dock 4
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.)

AquaLink Departure Times Friday – Sunday

ALAMITOS BAY Landing Berth 3AQUARIUM Dock 4
11:30 am12:15 pm
1:00 pm1:45 pm
1:45 pm2:30 pm
2:30 pm4:00 pm
3:35 pm4:45 pm
4:45 pm5:30 pm
5:30 pm6:15 pm
6:15 pm7:00 pm
7:00 pm7:45 pm
8:30 pm9:15 pm*

*The last boat departs the Aquarium at 9:15 p.m. and service ends when it arrives at Alamitos Bay (at approx. 10:00 p.m.)

Special AquaLink Departure Times
Memorial Day Weekend: Friday – Monday (5/27 – 5/30)

ALAMITOS BAY Landing Berth 3AQUARIUM Dock 4
11:30 am12:15 pm
1:00 pm1:45 pm
1:45 pm2:30 pm
2:30 pm4:00 pm
3:35 pm4:45 pm
4:45 pm5:30 pm
5:30 pm6:15 pm
6:15 pm7:00 pm
7:00 pm7:45 pm
8:30 pm9:15 pm*

*The last boat departs the Aquarium at 9:15 p.m. and service ends when it arrives at Alamitos Bay (at approx. 10:00 p.m.)

If you need assistance planning your trip, you can contact our Customer Care team at 562.591.2301, Monday–Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and weekends from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

You can get in-person help at the Transit & Visitor Information Center in downtown Long Beach, Monday –Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and weekends from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Call us: (562) 591-2301

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