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Cycling Resources Hub Directory : Travel With Your Bicycle By Train, Bus, Ferry or Plane

Bring your bicycle onboard and take it along for the ride. Use public transportation to travel to the trails by bus, train, ferry or plane.


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Bring Your Bike Onboard: Bus, Train, Ferry or Plane State

Amtrack offers several options. Standard full-size bicycles Carry On: Carried on and stored onboard in bicycle racks on certain trains. Trainside Checked Bicycle Service: Transported in bicycle racks located in the baggage car. Boxed Bicycles in Checked Baggage: Between all cities where checked baggage is offered.Not all trains and locations offer this. Supply your own bike bag or container or buy a Bicycle box which are sold at most staffed locations. Fees Apply.

C&J Trailways

Tickets may be purchased at: Dover, NH , Portsmouth, NH & Newburyport, MA Transportation Centers. Subject to space availability, preferably in a hard-sided, padded case designed for bicycles. They will be placed in the luggage compartments of the coach. There is no guarantee that bicycles will be accepted by connecting carriers.

Cape May, NJ - Lewes, DE Ferry

Cape May, NJ - Lewes, DE
Passenger and Bicycle: Ridden or hand-carried: Bicycles are free on the Cape May-Lewes Ferry (riders pay the foot passenger fare and walk their bikes on board). There are bike racks on the car deck.

CT Transit

All CTTRANSIT Hartford, New Haven, and Stamford area buses have bike racks! Buses can carry a maximum of two bikes, on a "first-come, first-served" basis. For additional information DOWNLOAD CTTRANSIT's Bikes On Board Policy.

Shoreline East

Passengers are permitted to bring bicycles on board Shore Line East trains between New London and New Haven only. Passengers are required to safely carry their bicycle on and off the trains and safely store their bicycle on board with front tire removed.

Bicycle Groups of 5 or more are required to provide one week prior notification to CDOT Rail Operations at (203) 789-6955.

Delaware Transit Corporation (DART)

All DART fixed route buses are equipped with bike racks that can carry 2 bikes. Your bike rides for FREE! Passengers are responsible for loading and unloading their bikes.

If you'd like to avoid the traffic hassles and parking headaches in Delaware's resort areas, use DART First State's Park & Ride Lot located on Shuttle Rd. off of Delaware Rt. 1., north of Rehoboth Avenue. Park for $7.00 and everyone in your car receives a free unlimited ride daily bus pass.

Amtrak - The Downeaster

A limited number of spaces are available to transport unboxed bicycles. Bicycles are handled at Portland, Wells, and Boston stations only. Reservations are required and a service charge applies. Passengers may be required to assist in loading, securing, and unloading the bicycle.

Bar Harbor - Island Explorer

Free seasonal shuttle bus service for Acadia National Park. Features eight bus routes linking hotels, inns, and campgrounds with destinations in Acadia National Park and neighboring village centers. Each bus has two bike racks.

Arlington Transit

ART Bike on Bus Program

Bikes ride free with the ART passenger. Each ART bus is equipped with a bike rack that will hold two standard length bicycles. You can also connect to WMATA's Metrobus and Metrorail Bike-'N-Ride programs

Maryland Transit Administration

Bicycle riders are allowed to bring bicycles onto Light Rail, Metro Subway and in some cases, MARC trains.

Rack and Roll. Bicycles can go along for the ride on MTA Buses as Local Buses are equipped with front-mounted bicycle racks so cyclists can load their bicycle onto a Bus and catch a ride.

There are also bicycle racks or lockers located at stations and stops along the system.

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

All 1,450 Washington D.C. region buses are equipped with heavy-duty bike racks attached to the front of each bus. Up to two bikes can be stored in each rack, which cyclists can easily load and unload themselves, following the simple instructions affixed to the racks. There is no fee for bringing a bike on a bus or on Metrorail. Bikes are also allowed on buses during rush hours.

Bike -'N-Ride on Metro: Bicycles are allowed on the trains on weekdays (except high ridership times: 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.) as well as all day on weekends and certain federal holidays. People with bikes must use elevators and not the escalators.

Many Metro stations have facilities for bicycle storage so you can ride your bicycle to a station, leave it there, and take Metrorail or Metrobus. Storage facilities include racks for free and lockers for rent. Facilities are available on a first-come, first-use basis. Two types of racks can be found at Metrorail stations, Inverted U racks and Rally III racks.

Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority

Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority (CCRT)

Get around Cape Cod without a car and avoid the traffic. All CCRTA buses are equipped with bike racks that hold only single seat two-wheel bicycles. Space is limited. Bikes are not permitted inside vehicles.

Marthas Vineyard Regional Transit Authority

Marthas' Vineyard Regional Transit Authority (VTA)

There is no extra charge for bringing your bike on the bus. Buses are equipped with external bike racks that can accommodate two bikes at a time. Space on the bike racks are on a first come, first serve basis. Bikes are not allowed inside the vehicles.

Peter Pan/Greyhound Service

All Peter Pan Routes and Greyhound/ Peter Pan Pooled (shared routes). Unboxed bicycles are taken on a space available basis.

Concord Coachlines

Bicycles may be transported in storage compartment on side of the bus if there is sufficient room. Bicycles in a box are preferred and will be carried with no problem. Unboxed bicycles will be accepted only if there is sufficient room in the baggage compartments.

New Hampshire