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AquaLink

Fare: $5 one-way

Schedules

Fare: $5 one-way
Take a 40-minute trip across the bay between Downtown Long Beach and Alamitos Bay aboard the selfie-framing AquaLink.

Aqualink in the water

Where to Board (Departure Docks):

  • Dock 4 by the Aquarium
  • Queen Mary
  • Alamitos Bay Landing, Berth 3

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Additional Information:

  • Snack and beverage bar (menu)
  • Space for bikes, strollers, and wheelchairs

Parking

To avoid citation or tow, AquaLink customers are encouraged to use the designated long-term parking area when departing from Alamitos Bay Landing.

Alamitos Bay ParkingQueen Mary ParkingDock 4 by the Aquarium Parking

Aquabus

Fare: $5 one-way

Schedules

Fare: $1 one-way
Take a short and scenic trip to Rainbow Harbor’s hot spots. One full round-trip is about 20 minutes.

Aquabus in the water

Where to Board (Departure Docks):

  • Dock 4 by the Aquarium
  • Shoreline Village, Dock 9
  • Queen Mary

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Additional Information:

  • Limited space for bikes, strollers or a single wheelchair

Parking

Follow Catalina Express parking signs to the Queen Mary Dock.

Dock 9 at Shoreline Village ParkingQueen Mary ParkingDock 4 by the Aquarium Parking

  • AquaLink boarding begins 15 minutes prior to departure times. Please plan to arrive at least 20 minutes before your planned departure time.
  • AquaBus boarding begins 10 minutes prior to departure times. Please plan to arrive at least 10 minutes before your planned departure time.
  • Boarding is on a first come, first board basis  and boats often meet full capacity.
  • Service is subject to weather conditions. To confirm if service is operating, please call Customer Care at 562.591.2301 or check LBT’s Twitter for more information.
  • Strollers, bikes and wheelchairs are welcome aboard both vessels. However, space is limited on the AquaBus.
  • When bringing a bike on board AquaLink, check out this how-to video.
  • Food and beverages are available for purchase on the AquaLink. Click here for a full menu.
  • If you plan on paying fare with cash, ensure you have exact change before boarding. Water taxi crew is not able to make change.
  • If you plan on paying with the RideLBT app, please review the How to Pay section before your trip.
  • Service animals are permitted aboard water taxis. Companion animals are also permitted aboard if they are secured in an appropriate carrier.

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

  • Ramps at all stops
  • A hand-crank chairlift at Aquarium of the Pacific, Dock 4
  • Reserved space inside and on the back deck of AquaLink
  • Accessibility at all points of pickup for the AquaBus

If you plan on paying fare with cash, ensure you have exact change before boarding. Water taxi crew is not able to make change.
AquaLink One-Way Fare: $5.00 (Roundtrip $10.00)
AquaBus One-Way Fare: $1.00 (Roundtrip $2)
Fare for children aged 2 and under is complimentary.

Payment options:

  • RideLBT App
  • EXACT Cash
  • Credit Card (Visa and Mastercard only)
  • If you plan on paying with the RideLBT app, please review app information before your trip.

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

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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 

Información y asistencia en español está disponible bajo a petición. Pongase en contacto con nosotros al 562.591.2301

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