Cruise Ship Passengers, Visitors
Travel throughout Greater Portland on METRO Bus
Connect to other METRO routes, train service, Casco Bay Ferry and other regional transit options.
Cruise ship passengers and other vistors to the Greater Portland Region this summer and fall can take METRO Route #8 from the Casco Bay Ferry Terminal, Portland Ocean Terminal and Ocean Gateway to travel to Downtown Portland, the Arts District, West End, Old Portland and back to the waterfront.
The nearest bus stop to Ocean Gateway is at the corner of India and Commercial Street.
Click here for Route #8 map and schedule. (Subject to change, check back for updates.)
Regular fare is $1.50, Seniors and persons with disabilities ride for .75.
Day Passes are also available for $5 at the METRO Pulse at Elm Street (METRO's downown hub off Congress Street, across from the Library) and Casco Bay Lines Ferry Terminal.
Please check back for updates, information and suggested trips.
METRO Route #8A, the seasonal route that previously provided hop-on/hop-off service for cruise ships passengers, will not be available this year. Bus stops for METRO Route #8 are located within 1/4 mile of Ocean Gateway and Portland Ocean Terminal.