Ocean County Government
Board of Chosen FreeholdersDropdown arrow

Ocean Ride Bus Routes


Ocean Ride’s eleven (11) deviated fixed route vehicles are lift-equipped and can accommodate the needs of persons using mobility devices such as wheelchairs and motor scooters. We ask that you contact Ocean Ride the day before to your trip to inform us of your trip.

Schedules are also available at the County Connection, located in the Ocean County Mall, near JC Penney. For further information regarding Ocean Ride Bus Routes, Call 732-736-8989 then press 4 to speak to a Supervisor.

Bus Fare: Discounted fares are $1.00 for seniors (age 60 and over) and/or persons with disabilities (age 18 and over) and also college students. $2.00 for the General Public. Maximum of two (2) bags. Portable shopping caddies are welcome. All vehicles are wheelchair accessible.

OC 10 Toms River
Route 37 Service Lavallette to Toms River.
Ver Versión en Español
OC 1A Whiting Express
Whiting, Downtown Lakehurst, Seacourt Pavilion to Ocean County Mall
OC 2 Manchester
Manchester, Lakehurst, Berkeley, Toms River to Ocean County Mall
OC 3 Brick
Toms River Township, Brick Township & Lakewood Township
OC 3A
Brick, Pt. Pleasant Beach & Borough, Toms River to Ocean County Mall
OC 4 Lakewood
Pt. Pleasant Beach Rail Station, Brick Townshp (Rt. 70/88), Lakewood Industrial Parkway to Lakewood Bus Terminal
Ver Versión en Español
OC 5 Lacey
Lacey, Forked River, Barnegat Pines, Sunrise Beach to Lanoka Harbor
OC 6 Little Egg Harbor
Little Egg Harbor, Tuckerton, Eagleswood to Stafford
OC 9 LBI-North & South
LBI - North (Barnegat Light to Manahawkin) LBI - South (Holgate to Manahawkin) (Operates Tuesdays Only)
Ver Versión en Español

Route Deviation:

Route deviation is available to riders up to one block of either side of the printed bus route where conditions allow. Limit of one deviation per trip will be honored. Riders must call Ocean Ride 24 hours in advance (732) 736-8989, then press “4” for a Supervisor. Ocean Ride reserves the right to authorize appropriate route deviation requests, subject to local regulations. Drivers cannot make unscheduled route changes.

Reasonable Modification Policy

The Ocean County Department of Transportation Services (Ocean Ride) will make a reasonable attempt to provide additional assistance requested by any passengers with disabilities so as long as the request does not present a direct threat of safety to the passenger(s) and/or the county employee and/or the request does not alter the fundamental transportation services provided by the County of Ocean.

To make a “Reasonable Modification” request, you must call a day in advance of travel and contact Ocean Ride at (732) 736-8989, Ext. #5908 to make the request.

Inclement Weather Policy:

For your safety during the winter months, Ocean Ride requires that you must have your driveway and/or path clear of snow and ice in order for our Drivers to safely pick you up at your door. You may also listen to the following radio stations for information: WOBM 1160 AM | WJRZ 100.1 FM | WOBM 92.7 FM

facebookFor up-to-date service information and Inclement weather conditions for service, visit and “Like” us on Facebook.

American Disabilities Act (ADA) Policy

handicapped iconOcean Ride operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, or national origin in accordance with the American Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended. Any person who believes that she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under the ADA may file a complaint in writing to Ocean Ride. To file a complaint, or for more information on Ocean Ride’s obligations under ADA write to: Ocean Ride, P.O. Box 2191, 1959 Route 9, Toms River, NJ 08754-2191.

Transportation services provided by this agency are in whole or part funded through federal funds received through NJ TRANSIT and as an individual you also have the right to file your complaint under ADA to both Ocean Ride as well as the U.S. Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Civil Rights Division Disability Rights Section – NYA, Washington, D.C. 20530. A complaint must be filed within 180 days of the alleged discrimination.

If information is needed in another language, contact (732) 736-8989, ext. #5919.

View PDF for more information

Reasonable Modification Policy

The Ocean County Department of Transportation Services (Ocean Ride) will make a reasonable attempt to provide additional assistance requested by any passengers with disabilities so as long as the request does not present a direct threat of safety to the passenger(s) and/or the county employee and/or the request does not alter the fundamental transportation services provided by the County of Ocean.

To make a “Reasonable Modification” request, you must call a day in advance of travel and contact Ocean Ride at (732) 736-8989, Ext. 4.

View PDF for more information

Non-Discrimination Policy Title VI Notice to Beneficiaries

Ocean Ride is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from, or denied the benefits of our services on the basis of race, color or national origin as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. Any person who believes that they have, individually, or as a member of any specific class of persons, been subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin, may file a complaint in writing to Ocean Ride.

To file a complaint, or for more information on Ocean Ride’s obligations under the Title VI call Ocean Ride at (732) 736-8989, ext. #5919 or write to Ocean Ride at 1959 Route 9, P.O. Box 2191, Toms River, NJ 08754-2191.



Transportation services provided by this agency are in whole or part funded through federal funds received through NJ TRANSIT and as an individual you also have the right to file your complaint under Title VI to the Federal Transit Administration, Office of Civil Rights, Attn: Title VI Program Coordinator, East Building, 5th Floor – TCR, U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, Office of Civil Rights, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20590. A complaint must be filed within 180 days of the alleged discrimination. If information is needed in another language, contact (732) 736-8989, ext. #5919.

Download Title VI Non-Discrimination Form