South Carolina – Buses and Public Transportation

South Carolina SC Buses, Public Transportation

Also see: Public Transportation Advocacy

SC Statewide Buses

SC Coastal Buses

Allendale, Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, and Jasper Counties

  • Palmetto Breeze
    Operated by Lowcountry Regional Transportation Authority serving Allendale, Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, and Jasper counties

— Palmetto Breeze © Susan Richards —

Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester Counties


— CARTA Bus Station © SCIWAY —

  • TriCounty Link
    Rural bus system serving Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties

— TriCounty Link © Susan Richards —

Horry and Georgetown Counties

Williamsburg County

SC Midlands Buses

Aiken County

Barnwell County

  • Local Motion – 803-541-1197

Calhoun and Orangeburg Counties

Richland, Lexington, Newberry Counties

  • Carolina Shuttle
    Serves students on the main campus of the University of South Carolina
  • The Comet – Central Midlands Transit
    Serves Cayce, Chapin, Columbia, Fort Jackson, Newberry, and West Columbia - also operates DART, a service for riders with physical disabilities
  • MegaBus - Columbia
    Commercial, interstate bus service

— Central Midlands RTA © Wilson Jumper —

Sumter County

  • SWRTA – Santee Wateree Regional Transit Authority
    Provides fixed route service in the City of Sumter and Lee County as well as contracted fixed route service in Orangeburg. Also provides commuter services to/from Sumter to Camden and from Camden to Columbia as well as from Sumter to Columbia.

SC Pee Dee Buses

Darlington, Florence, and Marion Counties


— PDRTA © Susan Richards —


— PDTRA DART Bus © Susan Richards —

SC Upstate and Piedmont Buses

Anderson County

Edgefield and Greenwood Counties

Greenville County

  • Greenlink Transit
    Paratransit available for physically-disabled patrons. Greenville County students ride free 7-9 AM and between 2-4:30 PM with school district identification card on scheduled school days

Oconee and Pickens Counties

Spartanburg County

York County

  • CATS – Charlotte Area Transit System
    Includes a Rock Hill route
  • York County Access
    Offers "Essential Service" for all York County residents who need medical transportation (doctor's appointments, pharmacy, grocery store, etc) - also offers "Ride-to-Work Service" within Rock Hill's city limits

— York County Access © Susan Richards —

SC Public Transportation Advocacy Groups

Related SC Public Transportation Resources


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