SANTA MONICA—Beginning Saturday, June 3, residents can board the Santa Clarita Transit’s Summer Beach Bus to travel to Santa Monica on Saturdays and Sundays. The Summer Beach Bus will run through Sunday, September 3.

Fares are $3.00 each way for children and adults and $1.50 each way for senior citizens and persons with disabilities. Stored value on TAP cards or exact cash may be used. Monthly passes will not be accepted. The buses will depart at around 8:40 a.m. and return at 4:30 p.m.

There will be two bus routes that will depart on each Saturday and Sunday from different stops in the city of Santa Clarita, taking residents to the Santa Monica Pier.

These shuttle stops include Canyon Country Park, Soledad Canyon Road and Solamint Drive, Soledad Canyon Road and Shangri-La Drive, Via Princessa Metrolink Station, McBean Regional Transit Center, Railroad Avenue and 15th Street, Newhall Metrolink Station, Newhall Avenue and Valle Del Oro, and Newhall Avenue and Sierra Highway.

Beach chairs, coolers and surfboards are allowed on the bus and are encouraged. For more information on Summer Beach Bus routes and times, visit