Surf City USA® Shuttle

Please note service for 2021 has been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience. In lieu of the Surf City USA Shuttle, take Circuit, Downtown Huntington Beach's newest free transportation option. It last through June 30, 2022.


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Special Event Shuttle Service

Surf City USA Shuttle special event service and pickup locations are available for the annual Huntington Beach Fourth of July Celebration, US Open of Surfing, and the Great Pacific Airshow.

Great Pacific Airshow - October 5-6, 2019 | 10 AM - 6 PM


  • Complimentary park and ride shuttle service will be available on Saturday and Sunday, October 5 and 6, from 10 am - 5:45 pm.

    Free Parking:

  • Goldenwest Transportation Center (7301 Center Ave)
  • Huntington Beach Civic Center (2000 Main Street)
  • Event Drop Off:

  • Show center at Pacific Coast Highway, OCTA Zone 3 (across from Pacific City)
  • Complimentary shuttles will run every half hour. Last shuttle departs show center at 5:45 pm.

    No wagons, bicycles, or large coolers allowed on board. All hand-carried items must fit on your lap or on the floor in front of your seat. Aisles must remain clear for safety purposes. Please note, glass and alcohol are prohibited on the beach.

    Regular weekend service will NOT be running during the Great Pacific Airshow. Also, please note there will be no shuttle service on Friday, October 4. 

Shuttle Details

All the information you need to plan your ride is below! Download the Ride Systems app to track the shuttle via live GPS and use our shuttle brochure to get timetables and a route map to plan your ride.

City Loop

Explore Bella Terra, The Village at Old World, Vans Skatepark, and Downtown Huntington Beach. Connect to OCTA service at the nearby Goldenwest Transportation Center off Center and Gothard. 

May 25, 2019 - September 1, 2019
Saturdays and Sundays
10 am - 8 pm


  • Pacific City at Lot 579
    • Located behind Lot 579
    • ​Click here to open location in Google Maps
  • Downtown Huntington Beach at 5th & PCH 
    • Located on 5th Street, in front of Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel
    • ​Click here to open location in Google Maps
  • Bella Terra at Center & One Pacific Plaza
    • Located on Center Ave, across from the movie theater, at the OCTA bus stop
    • ​Click here to open location in Google Maps
  • Beach Blvd at Stark 
    • Located on Beach Blvd at Stark, at the OCTA bus stop
    • Click here to open location in Google Maps

Coastal Loop

Explore the Huntington Beach Coastline from Downtown Huntington Beach to Sunset Beach

May 25, 2019 - September 1, 2019
Saturdays and Sundays
10 am - 8 pm


  • Downtown Huntington Beach/5th & PCH
    • Located on 5th Street, in front of Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel
    • Click here to open location in Google Maps
  • Pacific City 
    • Located behind Lot 579
    • ​Click here to open location in Google Maps
  • Sunset Beach at Peter's Landing
    • Located at Peter's Landing in front of Pelican Isle restaurant
    • Click here to open location in Google Maps
  • Bolsa Chica State Beach/Sunset Beach
    • Located on Warner and PCH, in the turnaround in front of Jack In the Box
    • Click here to open location in Google Maps

Shuttle Stop Highlights

Shop, Dine, Play, Stay

at Downtown - 5th & PCH, Coastal Loop Stop 1

Just steps away from the most iconic pier and ocean views in California, 5th & PCH has it all: a boutique hotel, mouthwatering food and eclectic mix of shops that embody the authentic surfing lifestyle and culture. Your summer never ends at 5th & PCH! More »

Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve

at Bolsa Chica State Beach/Sunset Beach, Coastal Loop

A remarkable destination for birdwatchers and anyone who loves the outdoors, Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve has five miles of trails, and over 200 species of birds. Stop at the Bolsa Chica Conservancy Interpretive Center to learn more and join a complimentary tour. More »

Dinner and a Movie

at Bella Terra, City Loop

Inspired by the peaceful and picturesque Tuscan villages of Italy, Bella Terra is an open-air shopping center adorned with water fountains and cobblestone walkways. A 20-screen cinema multiplex provides entertainment with a plethora of dining and shopping options for a day or night out on the town. More »

Shopping, Dining and Entertainment

Pacific City, Coastal Loop & City Loop

Pacific City offers unique shops, an exciting collection of first-to-market restaurants and unique eateries with the most progressive menus and stunning interiors. Hang out awhile in comfortable outdoor lounges, enjoy the fire pit in the evenings, view the sunset from the deck, or linger in front of the outdoor movie screen. More »

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Frequently Asked Questions

I want to ride the shuttle! Where can I park?

The best place to park free is at the Golden West Transportation Center, located on Gothard and Center Ave, and catch the City Loop shuttle at the Bella Terra stop. Another option is at Peter's Landing, on the south end of the parking lot in the public beach parking section, south of Starbucks. From there, catch the Coastal Loop shuttle in front of Pelican Isle restaurant. Please do not leave your car parked on private property to ride the shuttle. Parking on private property, such as at a shopping center, is at your own risk and subject to towing.

Is there a cost to ride the shuttle?

The shuttle is free to both visitors and residents! Funding has been provided by an OCTA grant, Visit Huntington Beach, and the City of Huntington Beach. As long a we maintain good ridership, the shuttle will remain free to all. Encourage your family, friends, and co-workers to ride the shuttle so the program will continue to grow!

Can I bring my bike on the shuttle?

Bikes are allowed, first-come first-serve, on an outside rack on the City Loop shuttle. Bikes are not allowed on the Coastal Loop shuttle.

What can I bring on the shuttle?

Closed food and beverage containers, service animals, and skateboards are allowed on the shuttle.

Smoking and open food and beverage containers, pets, bicycles, surfboards, body boards, beach chairs, large coolers, and any other items that may block the aisles are not allowed on board. All seats are on a first-come, first-served basis. Reserving seats is not allowed. Shirts and shoes are required.

Do the shuttles have wheelchair access?

The Surf City USA Shuttle is a wheelchair accessible vehicle and can accommodate up to 1 wheelchair each.

What is the capacity of each shuttle?

The shuttle can hold up to 20 riders at a time. All seats are available on a first-come first-serve basis and cannot be reserved or held for any reason.

I left something on the shuttle. What do I do?

Contact our shuttle vendor at (213) 276-3119 in case of lost items or emergencies.



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