Summer Trolleys

Where are the Free Summer Trolleys in Orange County?

There are 6 FREE Summer Trolleys in Orange County: Laguna Niguel, Dana Point, San Clemente, Laguna Beach, Newport Beach & San Juan Capistrano. Plan to hop on and off at various locations & explore for the day.

All the Trolleys have Trolley Trackers to know when the next trolley will be at your stop – look for the links below.

Here is the BEST PART – 5 of the 6 Summer Trolleys connect to other city Trolleys. All you need to do is hop off & get on the next city’s Trolley!


  • Check below for more info about each city’s FREE Trolley! Some are open air, while others are not
  • Plan ahead with some options for parking (some cities you do need to download a parking app)
  • Plan to download the Trolley Tracker for some cities or have the tracker link easy to access on your phone, know when the trolley will arrive
  • Pack light, make it easy to hop on and off and explore!
  • If you plan to bring a stroller choose one that is easy to fold up, there may not be much room on the trolley (depending on how crowded it is)
  • Always look for the Trolley signs – they will show you where to board the trolley (wait here)
  • Plan for timing – during peak times in the summer, some trolleys may be full & you will have to take the next one. Make sure you don’t miss the last trolley of the day.
  • Always as the Trolley Conductor if you aren’t sure you are heading the right direction & its always nice to thank them if you enjoyed your ride! Laguna Beach has various trolleys with different routes, so this may be a good one to just confirm you are on the right Trolley.
  • See the map below to see how the San Juan Capistrano, Dana Point, San Clemente, Laguna Niguel & Laguna Beach trolleys all connect! You can get off one & hop on another trolley to explore more cities! Due to the distance the Newport Beach trolley does not connect to the others.
  • Make it an adventure & see where it takes you! The day trip adventures are endless!
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Six Free Orange County Summer Trolleys

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Laguna Niguel

The Laguna Niguel Summer Trolley gives FREE unlimited rides running now until Sept 4th, 2023.  Children under the age of 13, must be accompanied by an adult. From Crown Valley Park to Salt Creek Beach, you’ll have all-day access to beaches, shops, restaurants, and special events, such as the City’s Summer Concert Series. Hop on and hop off as much as you like.

  • Non-open air Trolley
    • Trolley arrives every 20 mins
    • Thursday: 12pm – 8pm
    • Friday & Saturday: 9am – 10pm
    • Sunday: 9am – 9pm
    • Holidays : 9am – 9pm

The free mobile app, ‘Ride Systems’ displays the real-time status of the Laguna Niguel Summer Trolley.  To learn how to use the mobile app, please review the  Trolley Mobile App Instructions.

  • Wheelchair accessible, has a bike rack on front, allows surfboards under 6ft, only allows service dogs

Trolley Stops

  1. Crown Valley Park – this includes the Crown Valley Park playground & Splash Pad, short walk to the Niguel Botanical Preserve & Recrational Pool (check for public rec hours)
  2. Library & Civic Center, City Hall, shops & restaurants
  3. Ritz-Carlton Dr. & Salt Creek Beach & access to the Dana Point and Laguna Beach Trolley
  4. PCH & Niguel Road
  5. Crown Valley Mall


Laguna Niguel Trolley connects to both the Dana Point Trolley & Laguna Beach Trolley. Hop off & transfer to explore!

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Dana Point 

Free Dana Point Trolley services running now until September 4th, 2023

  • Open air Trolley
    • Trolley arrives every 15 mins
    • Monday-Thursday: 12pm to 9pm
    • Friday: 12pm to 10pm
    • Saturday: 10am to 10pm
    • Sunday: 11am to 8pm
    • Holidays: 10am-8:30pm

Playgrounds at or near stops


Dana Point Trolley can connect to the Laguna Niguel Trolley, Laguna Beach Trolley, San Juan Capistrano Trolley & San Clemente Trolley! Hop off & transfer to explore!

Laguna Beach

Free Laguna Beach Trolley allows you to explore the city and beaches without having to worry about parking!

  • Coastal Route (Frequency: Every 20-30 minutes) 
    • Free trolley service on Coast Highway between North Laguna/ Heisler Park, downtown, South Laguna/ Mission Hospital and Ritz Carlton in Dana Point. 
    • Monday-Thursday from 7:30am to 6pm
    • Friday from 7:30am to 10pm
    • Saturday from 9am to 10pm
    • Sunday from 9am to 7pm 
  • Canyon Route (Frequency: Every 30 minutes)
    • Park for free at Lot 16/Act V (1900 Laguna Canyon Road) and ride a free trolley to downtown Laguna Beach every Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.* 
  • Three Routes for Summer starting June 30th:
    • Canyon Route
      • 8:30AM to 11:30PM (7 days a week, comes every 20mins) Runs June 30th – Labor Day
      • Service on Laguna Canyon Road from LCAD and Act V peripheral parking lots to summer art festivals and downtown. 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., 7 days a week. Frequency: Every 20 minutes.
    • Coastal Route
      • 9:30AM to 11:30PM (7 days a week, comes every 20-40mins)
      • Service on Coast Highway between North Laguna/ Heisler Park, downtown, South Laguna/ Mission Hospital and Ritz Carlton in Dana Point. 
    • Summer Breeze Route
      • 12pm to 11:30PM Fridays & 10am to 11:30pm Sat/Sun. (comes every 30mins) Runs June 24th – Labor Day
      • Service on Laguna Canyon Road from free peripheral parking lot in Irvine (16355 Laguna Canyon Road) to art festivals and downtown.
  • Wheelchair accessible, surfboards (under 6ft), bike racks available (no E-bikes allowed)
  • Only service dogs allowed
  • Track trolley status in real-time by downloading the Laguna Beach Trolley app
  • Parking Info & parking areas
    • Find a place to park in Laguna Beach and pay for parking on your smart phone using the Laguna Beach Parking App. Download the Laguna Beach Parking Mobile App website for more information and to download the Parking app.

Playgrouds at or near stops:


Laguna Beach Trolley connects to both the Dana Point Trolley & the new Laguna Niguel Trolley. Hop off & transfer to explore!

Newport Beach  

The FREE trolley operates each Saturday and Sunday during the summer beginning May 27, 2023 to September 4, 2023.

  • Non-open air Trolley 
    • 10am to 9:30pm Saturday & Sunday
    • 22 stops (Comes every 15 mins)
    • Also runs on these holidays:
      • Memorial Day on Monday, May 29
      • Monday, July 3
      • Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4
      • Labor Day on Monday, September 4.
  • Wheelchair accessible 
  • Parking Info
    • Parking – Download the “ParkMobile” app and set up your profile (vehicle make, model and license plate) in advance. Enter the code “TROLLEY23” to receive free parking. Note: This parking code is valid in the Avon Street Parking Lot only. 
    • Interactive Parking Map
    • Parking Lots & Fees
  • Trolley Map 
  • TROLLEY TRACKER  or download the “Ride Systems” app & search “Newport Beach”
  • Ends Sept. 4th 

Playgrounds near stops

San Clemente 

The San Clemente Trolley is a FREE public transportation ride service. It can even pick you up from the Outlets of San Clemente and take you all over the city!

  • Open air Trolley 
    • Trolley stops every 15 mins
    • 12pm to 10pm Monday – Friday
    • 10am to 10pm Saturday 
    • 10am to 8pm Sunday
  • Holiday Hours:
    • Memorial Day: 10 am – 8 pm
    • 4th of July: 11 am – 11 pm
    • Labor Day: 10 am – 8 pm
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Bike racks
  • No pets allowed
  • Parking near the San Clemente Trolley stops and route, please visit: Public Mobility Map
  • Trolley map 

Playgrounds at or near stops


San Clemente Trolley connects to the Dana Point Trolley! Hop off & transfer to explore!

San Juan Capistrano

Get around SJC and enjoy things like the Summer Nights Concerts.

  • Open air Trolley runs June 2nd to September 4th
  • Comes every 20mins
    • Friday: 5pm to 9pm
    • Saturday: 11am to 9pm
    • Sunday: 11am to 7pm
  • Additional service:
    • Summer Carnival June 30th through July 4th (11am-10pm)
    • San Juan Summer Nites Concert Series on Wed June 21, July 19, Aug. 16 & Sept. 20 (4pm-10pm)
    • Labor Day on Sept 4th (11am-10pm)
  • Wheelchair accessible 
  • NO bike or surf rack 
  • Trolley Map
  • TROLLEY TRACKER or download the “Ride Systems” app and search “San Juan Capistrano” 
  • Ends Sept. 4th

Playground near stops:


San Juan Capistrano Trolley connects with the Dana Point Trolley! Hop off & transfer to explore!

City Rides

Huntington Beach

Circuit Rides – download the app to access

Eco-friendly shuttle service in Huntington Beach. Catch a ride to/from Main Street, Huntington Beach Pier and all your favorite shops and restaurants!

Ride for only $2 per person, capped at $6 a ride. 4th and 5th person rides free.

  • Monday – Thursday: 12pm – 9pm
  • Friday & Saturday: 10am – 10pm
  • Sunday: 10am – 9pm

Request a ride to:

  • Main Street
  • Huntington Beach Pier
  • Huntington Beach
  • Pacific City
  • Local hotels, shops, and restaurants
  • Essential businesses: grocery stores, pharmacies, and more.


FRAN provides on-demand service to a geofenced service area of downtown known as “CtrCity” in Anaheim.  The service does not follow fixed routes.  Riders can choose to begin & end their trips at one of the predefined stops near popular downtown destinations (see service map & stop list below).  Explore local destinations and request a ride using the 

A-Way WeGo app, available for download for Apple or Android mobile devices.  Alternatively, you can call (714) 490-0486.

  • Monday – Sunday:  12pm to 8pm
  • The Stops:
    • 1.   The Circle (near CP7)
    • 2.   Center St (near CP4)
    • 3.   Carnegie Plaza (near CP3)
    • 4.   Lemon St
    • 5.   Kraemer (near CP2)
    • 6.   City Hall (near CP1)
    • 7.   Farmer’s Park
    • 8.   Packing House
    • 9.   MAKE
    • 10.   Pearson Park
    • 11.   Leisuretown
    • 12.   Founder’s Park
    • 13.   Washington Park
    • 14.  Citrus Park
    • 15.  Colony Park
    • 16.  Shopping Center
    • 17   Central Library (Coming soon)
    • 18   Electrica (Coming soon)


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