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City of Thousand Oaks Summer Beach Bus Service Begins June 17


Alina Chalas, Assistant Transit Analyst, (805) 449-2456;

Alexandra South, Strategic Communications and Public Affairs Director, (805) 449-2120;


THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 13, 2024 - The City of Thousand Oaks will once again offer the Summer Beach Bus: a regular scheduled public transit service traveling weekdays between Thousand Oaks and Zuma Beach in Malibu and, new this year, Saturday service to Ventura Harbor Beaches. This will be the 11th year the service is being offered by Thousand Oaks Transit (TOT). The service runs Monday through Saturday from June 17 through August 10, except for July 4.

Two round trips will be available daily, Monday through Friday, to Zuma Beach and on Saturdays to Ventura Harbor Beaches. The fare is $4.00 roundtrip ($1.00 for seniors aged 65 and older and persons with disabilities) cash only and is collected in person at the time of boarding. Students from kindergarten through college can ride the Beach Bus for free. The Beach Bus departs from two convenient locations -- Borchard Community Center Parking Lot and the Thousand Oaks Teen Center Bus Stop. The Beach Bus drops off and picks up at Zuma Beach parking lot #8 Monday through Friday and picks up and drops off at Harbor Village and Harbor Cove Beach in Ventura.

For exact departure times, please refer to the timetable posted at each stop, or for more information about the Summer Beach Bus, visit the Thousand Oaks Transit website at Please note that seating for this program is limited, and riders will be boarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Early arrival, at least 15 minutes in advance, is encouraged.

Parents and riders may track the bus location in real time by visiting