Interurban Coach
Interurban Coach

Interurban Coach | Maps & Schedules

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

1510 Yellow Route

San Marcos ⇆ Austin


To San Marcos (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 Eastside Bus Plaza (*Drop-Off Only)

Stop Departure Times
Eastside Bus Plaza - 9:15 am 11:20 am 3:15 pm 5:30 pm
Southpark Meadows - 9:35 am 11:40 am 3:35 pm 5:50 pm
Texas State University (Woods & LBJ) - 10:05 am 12:10 pm 1:50 pm 4:05 pm 6:20 pm*
CARTS San Marcos (Arrival Times) - 10:10 am 12:15 pm 1:55 pm 4:10 pm 6:25 pm*

To Austin (Northbound)

Monday - Friday

San Marcos to Austin; with stops at Tanger Outlet Mall, Southpark Meadows. You can make connections to Capital Metro at Southpark Meadows, Eastside Bus Plaza and the rail at 4th and Trinity)

Stop Departure Times
CARTS San Marcos 8:00 am 10:15 am - 2:00pm 4:15 pm
San Marcos Outlets 8:10 am - - 2:10 pm 4:25 pm
Southpark Meadows 8:40 am 10:45 am - 2:40 pm 4:55 pm
Trinity & 4th St 9:00 am 11:05 am - 3:00 pm 5:15 pm
7th & Comal Flagstop Flagstop - Flagstop Flagstop
Eastside Bus Plaza 9:10 am 11:15 am - 3:10 pm 5:25 pm

1511 Red Route

Georgetown ⇆ Round Rock ⇆ Austin


To Austin (Southbound)

Monday - Friday

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

Stop Departure Times
CARTS Georgetown Station 7:50 am - 1:50 pm
Georgetown Library 8:00 am 10:30 am 2:00 pm 4:30 pm
CARTS Georgetown 8:10 am 10:40 am 2:10 pm 4:40 pm
IKEA / University Oaks 8:20 am 10:50 am 2:20 pm 4:50 pm
Round Rock Transit Center 8:35 am 11:05 am 2:35 pm 5:05 pm
Metro Techridge 8:50 am 11:20 am 2:50 pm
Eastside Bus Plaza 9:10 am 11:40 am 3:10 pm

To Round Rock & Georgetown (Northbound)

Monday - Friday

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

Stop Departure Times
Eastside Bus Plaza 9:15 am 11:45 am 3:15 pm
Metro Techridge 9:40 am 12:10 pm 3:40 pm
Round Rock Transit Center 9:50 am 12:20 pm 3:50 pm
IKEA / University Oaks 10:00 am 12:40 pm 4:00 pm
Georgetown Library 10:20 am 12:50 pm 4:20 pm

1512 Green Route

Marble Falls ⇆ Burnet ⇆ Austin


To Austin (Eastbound)

Thursdays

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

Stop Departure Times
CARTS Marble Falls 7:05 am 12:55 pm
Marble Falls City Hall 7:10 am 1:02 pm
Marble Falls HEB 7:17 am 1:12 pm
Marble Falls Wal-Mart 7:26 am 1:22 pm
Burnet 7:43 am 1:38 pm
Bertram 7:57 am 1:52 pm
Liberty Hill 8:16 am 2:12 pm
Metro Lakeline 8:42 am 2:40 pm
Eastside Bus Plaza 9:10 am 3:10 pm

To Marble Falls (Westbound)

Thursdays

Austin to Marble Falls; with stops at the Metro Lakeline Station, Liberty Hill, Bertram and Burnet. You can make connections to Capital Metro at Lakeline Station and Eastside Bus Plaza/Greyhound. (*Drop-Off Only)

Stop Departure Times
Eastside Bus Plaza 9:15 am 3:15 pm
Metro Lakeline 9:45 am 3:45 pm
Liberty Hill 10:07 am 4:05 pm
Bertram 10:21 am 4:22 pm
Burnet 10:36 am 4:36 pm
Marble Falls Wal-Mart 10:53 am 4:52 pm
Marble Falls HEB 11:00 am 5:04 pm
Marble Falls City Hall 11:06 am 5:10 pm*
CARTS Marble Falls 11:10 am 5:18 pm*

1516 Orange Route

Luling ⇆ Lockhart ⇆ Austin


To Austin (Westbound)

Monday & Wednesday & Friday

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

Stop Departure Times
Luling American Legion 8:05 am 10:30 am 2:05 pm 4:30 pm
Luling Visitor Center 8:10 am 10:35 am 2:10 pm 4:35 pm
Lockhart Wal-Mart 8:30 am 10:55 am 2:30 pm 4:55 pm
Lockhart HEB 8:35 am 11:00 am 2:35 pm 5:00 pm
Austin VA Clinic 9:00 am 11:25 am 3:00 pm 5:25 pm
Eastside Bus Plaza 9:10 am 11:35 am 3:10 pm 5:35 pm

To Luling (Eastbound)

Monday & Wednesday & Friday

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

Stop Departure Times
Eastside Bus Plaza 9:15 am 11:40 am 3:15 pm 5:40 pm
Austin VA Clinic 9:25 am 11:50 am 3:25 pm 5:50 pm
Lockhart HEB 9:50 am 12:15 pm 3:50 pm 6:15 pm
Lockhart Wal-Mart 9:55 am 12:20 pm 3:55 pm 6:20 pm
Luling Visitor Center 10:15 am 12:40 pm 4:15 pm 6:40 pm
Luling American Legion 10:20 am 12:45 pm 4:20 pm 6:45 pm

1518 Purple Route

Bastrop ⇆ ✈ABIA✈ ⇆ Austin


To Austin (Westbound)

Monday - Friday

Bastrop to Austin; with stops at the Tucker Hill (THL) Park and Ride and ABIA Terminal. You can make connections to Capital Metro at ABIA and Eastside Bus Plaza/Greyhound.

Stop Departure Times
Bastrop CARTS 8:15 am 10:15 am 2:15 pm 4:15 pm
THL Park and Ride 8:35 am 10:35 am 2:35 pm 4:35 pm
ABIA Hilton 8:54 am 10:54 am 2:54 pm 4:54 pm
ABIA Termianl 8:50 am 10:55 am 2:55 pm 4:55 pm
Eastside Bus Plaza 9:10 am 11:10 am 3:10 pm 5:10 pm

To Bastrop (Eastbound)

Monday - Friday

Austin to Bastrop; with stops at ABIA Terminal and Tucker Hill (THL) Park and Ride. You can make a connection at the Bastrop CARTS Station to the Interurban Coach Route 1519 with service to LaGrange.

Stop Departure Times
Eastside Bus Plaza 9:15 am 11:15 am 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
ABIA Hilton 9:30 am 11:30 am 3:30 pm 5:30 pm
ABIA Terminal 9:31 am 11:31 am 3:31 pm 5:31 pm
THL Park and Ride 9:51 am 11:51 am 3:51 pm 5:51 pm
Bastrop CARTS 10:11 am 12:11 pm 4:11 pm 6:11 pm

1519 Blue Route

Bastrop ⇆ Smithville ⇆ La Grange


To Bastrop (Westbound)

Fridays

La Grange to Bastrop; with a stop in Smithville. Makes a connection to the Bastrop Interurban Route 1518 with service into Austin.

Stop Departure Times
La Grange Downtown 7:25 am 10:15 am 1:25 pm 3:25 pm
La Grange Wal-Mart 7:30 am 10:30 am 1:30 pm 3:30 pm
Smithvile CARTS 7:50 am 10:50 am 1:50 pm 3:50 pm
Bastrop CARTS 8:10 am 11:10 am 2:10 pm 4:10 pm

To La Grange (Eastbound)

Fridays

Bastrop to La Grange; with a stop in Smithville.

Stop Departure Times
Bastrop CARTS 8:15 am 11:15 am 2:15 pm 4:15 pm
Smithville CARTS 8:35 am 11:35 am 2:35 pm 4:35 pm
La Grange Wal-Mart 8:55 am 11:55 am 2:55 pm 4:55 pm
La Grange Downtown 9:00 am 12:00 am 3:00 pm 5:00 pm

1520 Pink Route

La Grange ⇆ Giddings ⇆ Elgin ⇆ Austin


To Austin (Westbound)

Tuesday & Thursday

La Grange to Austin; with stops in Giddings, Paige, Downtown Elgin, Elgin ACC Campus, Manor Park and Ride, and Eastside Bus Plaza/GHreyhound.

Stop Departure Times
La Grange Downtown 7:00 am 1:00 pm
La Grange Wal-Mart 7:05 am 1:05 pm
Giddings Library 7:35 am 1:35 pm
Paige Chevron 7:50 am 1:50 pm
Elgin CARTS Station 8:15 am 2:15 pm
ACC Elgin 8:30 am 2:30 pm
Manor Park and Ride 8:50 am 2:50 pm
Eastside Bus Plaza 9:10 am 3:10 pm

To La Grange (Eastbound)

Tuesday & Thursday

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

Stop Departure Times
Eastside Bus Plaza 9:15 am 3:15 pm
Manor Park and Ride 9:35 am 3:35 pm
ACC Elgin 10:00 am 4:00 pm
Elgin CARTS Station 10:25 am 4:25 pm
Paige Chevron 10:50 am 4:50 pm
Giddings Library 11:05 am 5:05 pm
La Grange Wal-Mart 11:35 am 5:35 pm
La Grange Downtown 11:40 am 5:40 pm

1515X ✯Express✯

Smithville ⇆ Bastrop ⇆ Austin


To and From Austin (Westbound & Eastbound)

Monday - Friday

Smithville to Bastrop to Austin Downtown Business District. Makes connections to Cap Metro at Eastside Bus Plaza/Greyhound and Downtown along Lavaca St. All times are approximate and may vary depending on traffic. (Buses cannot dwell at CapMetro stops if it interferes with their buses.)

Stop Departure Times
Smithville CARTS 5:55 am -
Bastrop CARTS 6:15 am -
THL Park and Ride 6:35 am 4:00 pm
Eastside Bus Plaza 6:55 am -
Lavaca at 4th 7:09 am 4:38 pm
Lavaca at 7th 7:10 am 4:40 pm
Lavaca at 15th 7:14 am 4:42 pm
17th and Colorado 7:15 am 4:45 pm
San Jacinto at 14th - 4:52 pm
San Jacinto at 11th - 4:53 pm
8th at San Jacinto 7:20 am 4:55 pm
Eastside Bus Plaza - 5:05 pm
THL Park and Ride - 5:25 pm
Bastrop CARTS - 5:50 pm
Smithville CARTS - 6:10 pm

1517 ✯Express✯ Gold Route Full Service Effective August 22, 2022

San Marcos ⇆ Austin


To Austin (Northbound)

Monday - Friday

San Marcos to Austin (All Texas State stops are on the Southbound run; they make a quick connection at the San Marcos station and then head to Austin. Please see Southbound schedule for timepoints at Texas State.)

Stop Departure Times
CARTS San Marcos - 8:05 am 10:00 am 12:15 pm - 3:10 pm 5:35 pm 7:40 pm
Southpark Meadows - - 10:30 am 12:45 pm - 3:40 pm 6:05 pm 8:10 pm
Trinity & 4th St - 8:45 am 10:50 am 1:05 pm - 4:00 pm 6:25 pm 8:30 pm
7th & Comal - Flagstop Flagstop Flagstop - Flagstop Flagstop Flagstop
Eastside Bus Plaza - 8:55 am 11:00 am 1:15 pm - 4:10 pm 6:35 pm 8:40 pm

To San Marcos (Southbound)

Monday - Friday

(*Drop Off Only) All Texas State stops will make a quick stop at the CARTS San Marcos station before heading Northbound into Austin. Please note the *timepoints are drop off only)

Stop Departure Times
Eastside Bus Plaza 6:45 am 9:00 am 11:05 am 1:20 pm 4:15 pm 6:40 pm 8:45 pm
Ceasar Chavez & Robert Martinez Flagstop - - - - - - -
Trinity & 4th St 7:00 am - - - - - - -
Southpark Meadows 7:20 am 9:20 am 11:25 am 1:40 pm 4:35 pm 7:00 pm 9:05 pm
Texas State University (Woods and LBJ) 7:50 am 9:50 am 11:55 pm 2:10 pm* 2:55 pm 5:15 pm 7:30 pm 9:35 pm*
CARTS San Marcos 7:55 am 9:55 am 12:00 pm 2:15 pm* 3:00 pm 5:20 pm 7:35 pm 9:40 pm*

Interurban Coach
Interurban Coach

The Interurban Coach is a regional intercity route providing connections between Austin International Airport, Austin, Bastrop, Bertram Burnet, Georgetown, Liberty Hill, Lockhart, Luling, Marble Falls, Round Rock, San Marcos,Texas State University, LaGrange, Giddings, Paige, Smithville and Elgin. This service also makes connections to Greyhound, Capital Metro and Flixbus. 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.

CARTS is happy to announce that the Richard A. Moya Eastside Bus Plaza will now be the home of Greyhound.  The station and the new Interurban Coach Routes will take effect on Monday, May 31, 2022. Click this link to view the new schedules effective May 31, 2022. If you have any questions contact us at 512-478-7433 or info@RideCARTS.com