The 305 Beach Connection Service operates until September 4, 2017.

Route 305 Schedule is now available.

305 Beach Connection (Magenta Line)

305 Beach Connection Schedule This pdf file will open in a new window..

The 305 Beach Connection, operates from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend and provides bus service from Wilmington to Rehoboth Beach on Friday nights, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. The Route 305 connects with the Resort Transit service at the NEW Lewes Park & Ride and the Rehoboth Park & Ride lot. 

The 305 Beach Connection is a comfortable motor coach that offers 45 seats, 2 wheelchair positions along with under coach storage compartments for beach gear and luggage. Please note that seating is limited, with no reserved seating.

Bus Stops

The 305 Beach Connection (Magenta Line) stops at the Wilmington Train Station, Christiana Mall, Odessa Park & Ride in Middletown, Scarborough Road Park & Ride lot in Dover, and the NEW Lewes Park & ride lot, just south of the Five Points and the Rehoboth Park & Ride lot on Shuttle Road.


The one-way cash fares are $10.00 from Wilmington and $6.00 from Dover. Riders are encouraged to buy a 3-Zone Anywhere Daily Pass for $12.60, which can also be used on all Beach Bus Services. The DARTCard can be used to purchase a 3-Zone Daily Pass on the bus.


The Passes and DARTCards can be purchased at DART First State Transportation stores, sales outlets, or online

While at the beach, you may purchase Passes and DARTCards from the following locations:

  • DART First State Rehoboth Park & Ride (Seasonal)
    Shuttle Rd.
    Rehoboth Beach

  • All DARTCards, SCAT & Paratransit strip tickets
  • ACME
    18578 Coastal Highway, #13
    Rehoboth Beach
    All DARTCards, Daily & 7-Day Passes & Paratransit strip tickets

  • Grubb Grocery
    305 Rehoboth Ave
    Rehoboth Beach
    Daily & 7-Day Passes

  • Big Oaks Campground (Seasonal)
    35567 Big Oaks Lane
    Rehoboth Beach
    ALL DARTCards

  • Cape Henlopen Senior Center
    11 Christian Street
    Rehoboth Beach

  • All DARTCards, Daily & 7-Day Passes

  • DART First State Lewes Park & Ride (Seasonal)
    17616 Coastal Highway
    (8 AM – 5 PM Fri-Sun & Holidays only)
    All DARTCards, Daily & 7-Day Passes

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