posted on Monday, August 31, 2015
The following Coast RTA routes/times will be
effective Monday, September 7 (Please note the Myrtle Beach
Transfer Station is located on 10th Avenue/Mr. Joe
White, across from City Hall):
1) Route 1 - Known as the
Conway Circulator, Route 1 has expanded to offer DAILY service: 5 - 9 a.m., 12-1
p.m. and 3-7 p.m. (The last bus leaves the Conway
Terminal at 6 p.m.).
2) Route 7- Designed to best
avoid traffic congestion along Highway 501, the new route alignment
becomes permanent after a seasonal trial June-August. In addition,
Coast RTA is making several schedule improvements to Route
Buses will be leaving
the Conway Terminal\Myrtle Beach Transfer
Center at 6 a.m., 7 a.m., 8 a.m., 10 a.m.,
12 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Buses will depart the
Myrtle Beach Transfer Center\Conway Terminal at
7 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 6
p.m., and 7 p.m. Designated stops have been identified for
Route 7 and will be observed by all of the drivers in efforts to
make the route more efficient than operating with flagged
3) Route 7X
- New service for fall
2015! Route 7 will have an additional four
buses that will be considered Express buses. Express buses will
only stop at the Myrtle Beach Transfer Station and the Conway
Terminal and will not take on or drop-off passengers in between
destinations. The 7X will leave the Conway
Terminal\Myrtle Beach Transfer
Station at 6:15 a.m. and 1
p.m. for the Myrtle Beach Transfer Station. The 7X
will leave the Myrtle Beach Transfer
Station\Conway Terminal at 9:15
a.m. and 6:15 p.m.
4) Route 10, which leaves the Myrtle
Beach Transfer Station and includes the Coastal Grand Mall, was
modified in 2014 to accommodate the Myrtle Beach International
Airport and Kings Highway locations. This route will have a bus
departing the Myrtle Beach Transfer Center
every hour at the top of the hour from 8 a.m. until 6
5) Routes 15 N (to
82nd and Grand Strand Hospital) & 15
S (to Market Common) - A bus departs the
Myrtle Beach Transfer Center every hour at the top of the hour from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. to
service Routes 15 N to Grand Strand Hospital and 15 S to Market
6) Routes 16
(Georgetown to Myrtle Beach) - Schedule remains the same with an
additional bus added that will leave the
Myrtle Beach Transfer Center at 6:30 p.m. for
Georgetown on Route 16. And, at 8
p.m., Route 16 will provide limited stops from
Georgetown\Conway Terminal on Highway 701 through Plantersville and
7) Route 21 also known as the
Entertainment Express -(Serves the
Broadway at the Beach and downtown tourist attractions). This FREE
service ends on Sunday, September 6.
Route 16 Express will remain
unchanged throughout the fall service timeframe.
All transit services are seven days per week.
Coast RTA will operate its fall/winter service frequencies through
May 2016 with plans to begin its summer service at that time.
For more information including additional information
on route, schedule and fares, call 843-488-0865.