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The METRO bus service offers a variety of routes around Portland, Westbrook, Falmouth, and the Maine Mall area of South Portland seven-days-a-week. The METRO BREEZ express service travels between the Portland Transportation Center (PTC), Yarmouth, Freeport, and Brunswick Monday through Saturday. These services make several trips daily.
Visitors can also connect to:
All buses include bike racks (for two bikes) and are wheelchair accessible.
Purchase a TenRide ticket for METRO local and South Portland Bus Service.
You can use a combination of public transportation, walking, and/or biking. Hop on South Portland City Bus (Route #21) in Portland (on Congress Street) to the Pillsbury and Cottage Street stop. The entrance to Fort Williams, where Portland Head Light is located, is approximately 1.5 miles south on the left. Please note that Cottage Road turns into Shore Road. There are several great places to grab lunch or a snack near the bus stop.
METRO #1 travels up Munjoy Hill to East End Beach. METRO #8 stops at Casco Bay Lines where you can take a ferry to any of the islands for a beach getaway. Or, take South Portland Bus to Willard Beach, Spring Point Lighthouse, or Bug Light (for a great view of Portland).
METRO Routes #1, #5, #9, and BREEz provide transportation to the Portland Transportation Center, which hosts Concord Coach Lines and the Amtrak Downeaster. Passengers can connect to other METRO buses at the METRO PULSE (METRO's downtown Portland hub) in downtown Portland located at 21 Elm Street in Portland.
METRO Route 8 connects to the Old Port area and Casco Bay Ferry Terminal, providing island residents and visitors transportation throughout the Greater Portland region. METRO Route 8 connects to most other METRO routes near Monument Square.
For cruise ship passengers, METRO's Route #8 provides service from the Portland Ocean Terminal and Ocean Gateway.
Contact your school directly as they are handling the Metro pass program individually. Portland High School - Ann Marie Bryce; Deering High School - Krista Simonis; Casco Bay High School - Gloria Leberman.