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Using CoastRTA to Travel Around Myrtle Beach

Coast RTA is the public transportation provider in Horry and Georgetown Counties. Its fixed routes serve: Conway, Myrtle Beach, Surfside Beach, Garden City, Murrells Inlet, Pawleys Island, Sandy Island, Georgetown and Andrews, along with several rural communities.

Bus Routes

  • Route 21 – FREE Entertainment Shuttle (seasonal-summer only)
  • Route 1 – Conway Circulator (service throughout Conway)
  • Route 7 – Conway to Myrtle Beach/Myrtle Beach to Conway
  • Route 7 Express- Conway to Myrtle Beach/Myrtle Beach to Conway (Limited Stops)
  • Route 10 – Myrtle Beach Circulator (service throughout Myrtle Beach)
  • Route 15 N – Services key locations north of the Transfer Center along Kings Highway and N Ocean Blvd, including Grand Strand Regional Medical Center (a local hospital and emergency center).
  • Route 15 S – Services key locations south of the Transfer Center along Kings Highway, including the Myrtle Beach International Airport and Market Common.
  • Route 16 – Services key locations Myrtle Beach to Georgetown, including Kings Highway, Surfside Beach, Garden City Beach, Murrells Inlet, Pawleys Island, Sandy Island and Georgetown


Bike racks are on each Coast RTA fixed route bus and accommodate two bicycles per rack. 

bus fares

Customers who are eligible for reduced fares will be able to continue to ride for FREE during NON-PEAK times.  As a reminder, peak times are 6-9am and 3-6 pm.  Here are some ways to use your contactless payment system on our vehicles:

  • Use your contactless debit or credit card (VISA, Mastercard, Cash Card, etc.) Your card will have the Wi-Fi symbol if it is eligible.
  • Use the mobile wallet on your smartphone (Apple Pay, Google, Pay, Cash App, etc.). 

Have more questions?

Have transportation questions? Need more information? Transportation questions that need translation?

Call Coast RTA Customer Service at (843) 488-0865.

For the most up-to-the minute bus info use CoastRTA’s APP to track buses in real time visit www.CoastRTARideTracker.com.


Translation services are available to answer any Coast RTA transportation questions. These translation services may be reached by calling Coast RTA Customer Service 1-843-488-0865 from  

The US IDD # is 001, should you dial from outside of the US.

Our Mission

To provide safe, reliable, affordable and courteous mass public transportation that enhances the quality of life for residents and supports the growth of tourism.


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