Interurban Coach
Interurban Coach

Interurban Coach

Zone 1 - Local/Intra-County
$2.00 one way - Trips within one county 


Zone 2 - Regional/Inter-County
$4.00 one way - Trips anywhere in the CARTS district


Regional/All Day Pass
$6.00 all day - Ride all day on any Interurban route, including the Interuban Express Route with service to Texas State University


Monthly Pass
$88.00 monthly - Ride all month on any Interurban route, including the Interuban Express Route with service to Texas State University

Interurban Coach
Interurban Coach


The Interurban Coach is a regional intercity route providing connections between Austin, Bastrop, Bertram Burnet, Georgetown, Liberty Hill, Lockhart, Luling, Marble Falls, Round Rock, San Marcos,Taylor, Texas State University, LaGrange, Giddings, Paige, Smithville and Elgin. This service also makes connections to Greyhound and Capital Metro. Click to view a complete list of all of the Interurban stops with addresses. 

Registered CARTS customers who ride into Austin on the Interurban Coach Routes can schedule a connecting ride on the Grasshopper to their destinations in Austin.

CARTS Grasshopper Service

CARTS customers who use the Interurban Coach Routes into Austin can schedule a connecting ride from the CARTS Station to medical appointments or other business in Austin.  The Grasshopper Service must be booked in advance and passengers must meet certain eligibility requirements (registered CARTS customer of age 65 or older, persons pre-approved under the reduced Fare program, CARTS ADA Eligibility Guidelines or Veterans travelling to a VA Center). 

Connecting rides subject to availability & offered at all CARTS stations.

Download schedule     Please Note that the Interurban Coach Purple Route 1518 and 1518X have changed on these schedules. New schedules can viewed and downloaded below.

Effective 2/5/2018 - Changes to Routes - 1518 and 1518X Interurban Coach Purple Routes

Interurban 1517 Express Gold Route Summer Schedule 2018

 

1517 GOLD ROUTE - INTERURBAN COACH EXPRESS - TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY - IH35 - Fall Schedule Effective August 27, 2018

SOUTHBOUND - Monday - Friday

Austin to Texas State University; with stops at Plaza Saltillo, Southpark Meadows and San Marcos CARTS. You can make connections to Capital Metro at Southpark Meadows and Plaza Saltillo.

Stop Departure Times
THL 6:15a - - - - 1:15p - -
CARTS Plaza Saltillo 6:45a 7:45a 8:45a 10:45a 12:45p 1:45p 4:00p 6:15p
Southpark Meadows 7:05a 8:05a 9:05a 11:05a 1:05p 2:05p 4:25p 6:40p
Texas State University (Woods/UAC) 7:40a 8:40a 9:40a 11:40a 1:40p 2:40p 5:10p 7:25p
San Marcos CARTS 7:45a 8:45a 9:45a 11:45a 1:45p 2:45p 5:15p 7:30p

NORTHBOUND - Monday - Friday

CARTS San Marcos to CARTS Austin Plaza Saltillo; with stops at Southpark Meadows. You can make connections to Capital Metro at Southpark Meadows and Plaza Saltillo.

Stop Departure Times
San Marcos CARTS 7:45a 8:45a 9:45a 11:45a 1:45p 2:45p 5:15p 7:30p
Southpark Meadows - 9:20a 10:20a 12:20p 2:20p 3:20p 5:50p 8:00p
CARTS Plaza Saltillo 8:45a 9:45a 10:45a 12:45p 2:45p 3:45p 6:15p 8:15p
THL - 10:05a - - 3:15p - - 8:30p

1510 YELLOW ROUTE - INTERURBAN COACH - SOUTH IH35 - San Marcos/Texas State University/Southpark Meadows/Greyhound

SOUTHBOUND - Monday - Friday

Austin to San Marcos; with stops at Southpark Meadows and Texas State University. You can make connections to Capital Metro at Southpark Meadows and Plaza Saltillo.

Stop Departure Times
CARTS Plaza Saltillo - 9:15a 12:05p 3:15p 5:40p
Southpark Meadows - 9:35a 12:25p 3:35p 6:10p
Texas State University(Woods/UAC) - 10:10a 1:00p 4:10p 6:45p
San Marcos CARTS - 10:15a 1:05p 4:15p 6:50p

NORTHBOUND - Monday - Friday

San Marcos to Austin; with stops at Tanger Outlet Mall, Southpark Meadows and Austin Greyhound. You can make connections to Capital Metro at Southpark Meadows and Plaza Saltillo.

Stop Departure Times
San Marcos CARTS 8:10a 10:15a 1:35p 4:15p -
Centerpoint - 10:25a 1:45p - -
Southpark Meadows - 11:15a 2:25p 4:50p -
Greyhound - 11:45a 2:55p 5:25p -
CARTS Plaza Saltillo 9:15a 12:05p 3:15p 5:40p -

1511 RED ROUTE - INTERURBAN COACH - NORTH IH35 - RoundRock/Georgetown

SOUTHBOUND - Monday-Friday

Round Rock to Austin; with stops at University Oaks Shopping Center (IKEA),Georgetown, Tech Ridge Park & Ride and Greyhound. You can make connections to Capital Metro at Tech Ridge Park & Ride.

Stop Departure Times
Georgetown CARTS - - 1:00p
Georgetown Library 7:00a 10:55a 1:10p
Georgetown CARTS 7:20a 11:05a 1:20p
University Oaks Shopping Center (IKEA) 7:35a 11:30a 1:45p
Round Rock Transit Center 7:50a 11:45a 2:00p
Metro Tech Ridge Park & Ride 8:25a - 2:25p
Austin Greyhound 8:50a - 2:50p
CARTS Plaza Saltillo 9:15a - 3:15p

NORTHBOUND - Monday-Friday

Austin to Georgetown; with stops at Greyhound, Tech Ridge Park & Ride, Round Rock and University Oaks Shopping Center (IKEA).You can make connections to Capital Metro at Tech Ridge Park and Ride.

Stop Departure Times
CARTS Plaza Saltillo 9:15a - 3:15p
Austin Greyhound 9:35a - 3:35p
Metro Tech Ridge Park & Ride 9:55a - 3:55p
Round Rock Transit Center 10:15a 11:45p 4:15p
University Oaks Shopping Center (IKEA) 10:30a 12:00p 4:30p
Georgetown Library 10:55a 12:10p 4:40p
Georgetown CARTS - 12:15p 4:45p

1512 GREEN ROUTE - INTERURBAN COACH - HWY 183 - Marble Falls/Burnet

EASTBOUND - Tuesday & Thursday

Marble Falls to Austin; with stops in Burnet, Bertram, Liberty Hill and Lakeline Station. You can make connections to Capital Metro at Lakeline Station and Plaza Saltillo.

Stop Departure Times
Marble Falls Station 6:45a 12:55p
Marble Falls City Hall 6:50a 1:00p
Marble Falls Wal-Mart 7:05a 1:15p
Burnet 7:25a 1:35p
Bertram 7:45a 1:55p
Liberty Hill 8:05a 2:05p
Metro Lakeline Station 8:40a 2:40p
CARTS Plaza Saltillo 9:15a 3:15p

WESTBOUND - Tuesday & Thursday

Austin to Marble Falls; with stops at Greyhound, Lakeline Station, Liberty Hill, Bertram and Burnet. You can make connections to Capital Metro at Lakeline Station and Plaza Saltillo.

Stop Departure Times
CARTS Plaza Saltillo 9:15a 3:15p
Austin Greyhound 9:40a 3:40p
Metro Lakeline Station 10:05a 4:05p
Liberty Hill 10:35a 4:35p
Bertram 10:55a 4:55p
Burnet 11:15a 5:15p
Marble Falls Wal-Mart 11:35a 5:35p
Marble Falls Station 11:45a 5:40p

1514 SILVER - INTERURBAN COACH - HWY 79 - Taylor/RoundRock

WESTBOUND - Monday - Friday

Taylor to Round Rock; with stops at Taylor and Hutto then return.

Stop Departure Times
CARTS Taylor 7:30a 8:45a 1:15p 3:35p
Taylor HEB/Wal-Mart 7:35a 8:55a 1:25p 3:40p
Hutto 7:40a 9:10a 1:45p 3:55p
Round Rock Transit Center 8:00a 9:30a 2:00p 4:15p

EASTBOUND - Monday - Friday

Taylor to Round Rock; with stops at Taylor and Hutto then return.

Stop Departure Times
Round Rock Transit Center 8:00a 9:30a 2:00p 4:15p
Downtown Hutto 8:20a 9:50a 2:20p 4:35p
Taylor HEB/Wal-Mart 8:35a 10:05a 2:35p 4:50p
CARTS Taylor 8:45a 10:15a 2:45p 5:00p

1516 ORANGE ROUTE - INTERURBAN COACH - HWY 183 - Lockhart/Luling

WESTBOUND - Monday/Wednesday/Friday

Luling to Austin; with stops in Lockhart, the Austin VA Outpatient Clinic as requested and Austin Greyhound.

Stop Departure Times
Downtown Luling 8:00a 11:00a 2:00p
Lockhart Walmart 8:20a 11:20a 2:20p
Lockhart HEB 8:25a 11:25a 2:25p
Austin VA Outpatient Clinc as requested as requested as requested
CARTS Plaza Saltillo 9:10a 12:10p 3:10p
Downtown Luling 10:55a 1:50p 4:50p

EASTBOUND - Monday/Wednesday/Friday

Austin to Luling; with stops at the Austin VA Outpatient Clinic and Lockhart.

Stop Departure Times
CARTS Plaza Saltillo 9:15a 12:10p 3:15p
Austin Greyhound 9:35a 12:30p 3:35p
Austin VA Outpatient Clinc 9:55a 12:50p 3:55p
Lockhart HEB 10:30a 1:25p 4:25p
Lockhart Walmart 10:35a 1:30p 4:30p
Downtown Luling 10:55a 1:50p 4:50p

1518 PURPLE ROUTE - INTERURBAN COACH - HWY 71 - Bastrop/Austin

WESTBOUND - MONDAY-FRIDAY

Bastrop to Austin; with stops at the Garfield Library and ACC Riverside Campus. ACC Riverside Campus provides connections to Cap Metro Routes 4,7, 20, 271, 331 & 350

Stop Departure Times
Bastrop CARTS 8:00a 10:00a 2:00p 4:30p
THL 8:20a 10:20a 2:20p 4:50p
Garfield Library 8:25a 10:25a 2:25p 4:55p
ACC Riverside Campus 9:00a 11:00a 3:00p 5:30p
Plaza Saltillo 9:15a 11:15a 3:15p 5:45p

EASTBOUND - MONDAY-FRIDAY

Austin to Bastrop; with stops at ACC Riverside Campus and Garfield Library. You can make a connection at the Bastrop Station to the Interurban Coach Route 1519 with service to LaGrange.

Stop Departure Times
Plaza Saltillo 9:15a 11:15a 3:15p 5:45p
Garfield Library 9:30a 11:30a 3:30p 6:00p
THL 9:35a 11:35a 3:35p 6:10p
Bastrop CARTS 9:55a 11:55a 3:55p 6:30p

1519 Blue Route - INTERURBAN COACH - HWY 71 - BASTROP/LA GRANGE

WESTBOUND - Monday/Wednesday/Friday

LaGrange to Bastrop; with stops in Smithville. Makes a connection to the Bastrop Interurban Route 1518 with service into Austin.

Stop Departure Times
LaGrange Downtown 7:15a 9:15a 1:15p 3:15p
LaGrange Wal-Mart 7:20a 9:20a 1:20p 3:20p
CARTS Smithville 7:40a 9:40a 1:40p 3:40p
CARTS Bastrop 8:00a 10:00a 2:00p 4:00p

EASTBOUND - Monday/Wednesday/Friday

Bastrop to LaGrange; with stops in Smithville.

Stop Departure Times
CARTS Bastrop 8:00a 10:00a 2:00p 4:00p
CARTS Smithville 8:20a 10:20a 2:20p 4:20p
LaGrange Wal-Mart 8:40a 10:40a 2:40p 4:40p
LaGrange Downtown 8:45a 10:45a 2:45p 4:45p

1520 PINK ROUTE - INTERURBAN COACH - HWY 290 - LA GRANGE/GIDDINGS/ELGIN/AUSTIN

WESTBOUND - Tuesday & Thursday

La Grange to Austin; with stops in Giddings, Paige, Downtown Elgin, Elgin ACC Campus, Greyhound and CARTS Plaza Saltillo.

Stop Departure Times
La Grange Downtown 7:15a 1:15p
Giddings 7:42a 1:42p
Paige 7:57a 1:57p
Elgin 8:20a 2:20p
Elgin ACC 8:33a 2:33p
Greyhound 9:00a 3:00p
CARTS Plaza Saltillo 9:15a 3:15p

EASTBOUND - Tuesday & Thursday

Austin to La Grange; with stops at Elgin ACC Campus, Downtown Elgin, Paige, Giddings and La Grange.

Stop Departure Times
CARTS Plaza Saltillo 9:15a 3:15p
Elgin ACC 9:40a 3:40p
Elgin 9:53a 3:53p
Paige 10:19a 4:19p
Giddings 10:35a 4:35p
La Grange Downtown 11:02a 5:02p

1517 GOLD ROUTE - INTERURBAN COACH EXPRESS -  Summer Break SCHEDULE June 4th - August 9th

SOUTHBOUND - MONDAY - FRIDAY

Austin to Texas State University; with stops at Plaza Saltillo, Southpark Meadows, and San Marcos CARTS. You can make connections to Capital Metro at Southpark Meadows and Plaza Saltillo.

Stop Departure Times
Plaza Saltillo 6:45a 8:45a 2:45p 4:45p
Southpark Meadows 7:10a 9:10a 3:10p 5:10p
Texas State University (Woods/UAC) 7:45a 9:45a 3:45p 5:45p
San Marcos CARTS 7:50a 9:50a 3:50p 5:50p

NORTHBOUND - MONDAY - FRIDAY

CARTS San Marcos to CARTS Austin; with stops at Southpark Meadows. You can make connections to Capital Metro at Southpark Meadows.

Stop Departure Times
San Marcos CARTS 7:50a 9:50a 3:50p 5:50p
Southpark Meadows - 10:25a 4:25p 6:25p
CARTS Austin 8:45a 10:45a 4:45p 6:45p

1518X PURPLE ROUTE EXPRESS - INTERURBAN COACH EXPRESS- HWY 71 - BASTROP/AUSTIN - EFFECTIVE 7/2/2018

WESTBOUND AND EASTBOUND - MONDAY - FRIDAY

Bastrop to Austin Downtown Business District. Makes connections to Cap Metro. Timepoints are in BOLD PRINT. Buses cannot dwell at CapMetro stops if it interferes with their buses.*Other bus stops on the route are noted but times are approximate.

Stop Departure Times
Smithville CARTS Station 6:00a -
Bastrop CARTS 6:15a
THL - 4:00p
ACC Riverside 6:50a 4:25p
4th and Lavaca 7:09a* 4:43p*
7th and Lavaca 7:10a* 4:44p*
15th and Lavaca 7:14a* 4:46p*
17th and Congress 7:15a 4:49p
15th and San Jacinto 7:16a 4:52p*
12th and San Jacinto 7:20a 4:53p*
8th and San Jacinto 7:21a* 4:55p*
Plaza Saltillo 7:30a 5:00p
Bastrop CARTS Station 6:00p
Smithville CARTS Station 6:15p