There are a variety of public transportation options to connect residents and travelers to and from the City of Boca Raton. From high-speed railway services to buses and shuttles, view the different services below.
Brightline is a privately owned and operated rail system that offers high-speed rail service between Miami and Orlando with a station in Boca Raton. Brightline offers two classes of service. Budget-conscious travelers can choose the Smart Service, which includes your seat and the option to buy food and beverages at the station and on the train.
Upgrade to Premium Service for a complimentary drink (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) and a snack on the train. Premium also gets you access to a pre-departure lounge with bites and beverages, and you’ll go to the head of the line to pre-board. Brightline also offers shuttle services at different stations along the corridor to get you to and from your destination.
Brightline Stations include:
Brightline Tips & Resources
Tri-Rail is the regional commuter rail system, with 18 stations that span from Mangonia Park in Palm Beach County to the Miami Airport in Miami-Dade County. Tri-Rail stops in Boca Raton at the Yamato Road Tri-Rail Station. Free shuttles at the Yamato Road Tri-Rail Station provide connections to popular destinations and large employers throughout Boca Raton, including the Park at Broken Sound, Town Center at Boca Raton, Florida Atlantic University, Lynn University, and more.
These free shuttles are as follows:
- The Park at Broken Sound (TPABS): Park of Commerce Blvd., Broken Sound Pkwy.
- Boca Raton Innovation Campus (TREX)
- Palm Tran Route 94: Florida Atlantic University, Palm Beach State College
Tri-Rail Tips & Resources
- Parking is free for Tri-Rail commuters.
- Receive a $5 discount on your Uber ride to or from this station by using this voucher.
- Passengers requesting a Metro Taxi, including wheelchair-accessible vehicles, must contact Metro Taxi at (561) 777-7777 and specify a Tri-Rail connection to receive a $5 discount applied to your trip.
- Route 94 serves FAU & PBSC. This route is free for students and staff of both institutions by showing the bus driver a valid student/faculty ID.
- Free shuttle service from the Boca Raton Tri-Rail station to the Boca Raton Innovation Campus and surrounding properties located west of the Tri-Rail station.
Palm Tran is Palm Beach County's bus system, and provides bus connections to destinations all throughout Boca Raton. The specific Palm Tran routes that serve Boca Raton are as follows:
- Route 1 (Limited Stop) "The Bolt": Downtown West Palm Beach to Boca Raton via US-1
- Route 1: Palm Beach Gardens to Boca Raton via US-1
- Route 2: Palm Beach Gardens to Boca Raton via Congress
- Route 3: Palm Beach Gardens to Boca Raton via Military Trail
- Route 91: Boca Raton Crosstown via Glades
- Route 92: Boca Raton Crosstown via Palmetto Park Road
- Route 94: FAU-Boca Raton Tri-Rail Shuttle
Route and schedule information for these routes and more can be found at Palm Tran's Maps and Schedules page.
In addition to their traditional bus service, Palm Tran also offers Palm Tran Connection, a shared ride, door to door, paratransit service that provides transportation for eligible residents and visitors in Palm Beach County.
Palm Tran Tips & Resources
Broward County Transit
Broward County Transit (BCT) is Broward County's bus system, and provides a connection from Eastern Broward County into Downtown Boca Raton. This specific BCT route is as follows:
- Route 10: Broward Central Terminal to Minzer Park via US-1 (https://www.broward.org/BCT/Schedules/Pages/default.aspx)
Broward County Transit Tips & Resources
Guaranteed Ride Home Program
South Florida Commuter Services' Guaranteed Ride Home Program provides free taxi service in the event of an unexpected emergency 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for registered commuters that carpool, vanpool, or take transit to work or college an average of three or more days a week in Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade counties.
GRH Program Tips & Resources
- How the program works
- To be eligible commuters must carpool, vanpool, ride transit, bicycle, or walk to work/school at least three days a week.
- You must live in Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St Lucie, or Indian River county.
- To request a Guaranteed Ride Home, simply call 1-800-234-RIDE (7433).