Public Transit

Taking public transit is a great way to not only save money on your commute, but time as well. Read more below about the available bus, van, and rail transit in the Northern Shenandoah Valley area.

Bus / Van Transit


The ShenGo bus travels between Strasburg and New Market, with multiple stops along the way. The bus route features two loops, a North and South loop, with free transfers in between. 

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Virginia Regional Transit

Virginia Regional Transit operates, manages and plans fixed route, demand-response and commuter transportation services. The organization delivers efficient, cost-effective and quality services for riders so they can move about their communities and live their lives fully.

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Winchester Transit offers fixed-route bus and trolley service throughout the City of Winchester. A complimentary Para-Transit service is also offered to qualified individuals.

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Clarke County on Demand

The Clarke County is an On Demand service that operates Monday through Friday, 9:00am–1:00pm. This service is a reservation ride system. Passengers wishing to use this service can register on the VRT website, and they can make reservations by contacting (540) 338-1610.


Serving 11,500 bus stops in DC, Maryland, and Virginia, metrobus is one of the largest bus transit lines in the area.

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Winchester Para-Transit

Winchester Para-Transit provides those with disabilities with easy access pick up and drop offs for destinations. Rides must be scheduled in advanced and are on a first come first serve basis.

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Virginia Breeze Valley Flyer

The Virginia Breeze Valley Flyer connects the New River Valley and Shenandoah Valley to Washington, D.C. The Valley Flyer offers one northbound and one southbound trip every day, except in severe weather and other extenuating circumstances.

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Transit riders can earn rewards through ConnectingVA, brought to you through a partnership between RideSmart and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT). Get started finding rides, recording trips, and earning rewards with ConnectingVA today!

Rail Transit


Providing the nation with public rail transportation since 1971, Amtrak is a great way to save money on gas while commuting to and from work.

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DC’s top public transportation system, which serves over 700,000 customers a day provides individuals with fast and cost efficient transportation within the DC area.
More information on Metrorail can be found here

Virginia Railway Express

The Virginia Railway Express (VRE), a joint project of the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission and the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission will provide safe, cost effective, accessible, reliable, convenient, and comfortable commuter-oriented rail passenger service.

More information on the VRE can be found here


MARC (Maryland Area Rail Commuter) is a commuter rail system in the Washington-Baltimore area. MARC provides rail service between Union Station in DC and stations in Maryland along 3 lines — The Penn, Camden, and Brunswick lines. MARC is administered by the Maryland Transit Administration. 

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View a list of all the Metro rail stops with amenities such as car sharing, bike racks, and lockers

View a list of all the Metro rail stops with amenities such as car sharing, bike racks, and lockers