Posted on: September 6, 2017

Trolley Service to Resume on Galveston Island


Galveston, TX – September 6th. 2017 – The red and green trolley’s moving about the Island have long been a sign that all is well in Galveston. As the City returns all services to normal operations, the Galveston Trolley service will begin running on Friday September 8th. Visitors will be able to take a ride on the nostalgic trolley buses that take guests along the Galveston Seawall and throughout the City’s historic downtown, and to major tourist attractions, hotels, restaurants and entertainment venues along the route. 


The fee to ride has been set at $1 for adults, while minors who are accompanied by adults can ride for free. Riders will need to bring exact change to place in the fare box; drivers do not have the ability to make change for riders. The trolley buses pass each stop on the trolley route every 30 minutes. Those interested in utilizing the service can visit the website at for a complete list of stops, approximate schedule, and more information about the history of trolleys on the Island. 



We look forward to seeing you and your family use the Galveston Trolley. Please keep the following in mind when you make plans to ride:

  • Fee: $1 for adults, minors accompanied by adults ride free
  • CASH ONLY: Please bring exact change to ride
  • A full list of stops and approximate arrival times can be found online at
  • Stops will take you from Stewart Beach along the Seawall to Moody Gardens as well as down 25th Street to numerous stops throughout our historic downtown
  • The trolley buses run each day from 10am to 10pm


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