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Service AlertsReduced Service and Rear Boarding on ART Buses: ART 41, 42, 45, 51, 55, 77 & 87 are operating Saturday schedules with some modifications. ART 43 is running every 20 mins. All other routes are not operating. Riders should enter and exit the buses using the rear door. Fare collection has been suspended on all ART buses. Learn more at ArlingtonTransit.com/covid19 View all ART Alerts

Service AlertsREMINDER: New Phone Number for STAR Customer Call Center Effective June 1: Starting June 1, the STAR Call Center's new phone number will be 703-228-1900. The current number will not work after May 31. The last day to use the new number will be Friday, May 29. The STAR Call Center will be closed Saturday and Sunday, May 30-31. Full details: https://www.arlingtontransit.com/about/art-news/star-phone/ View all ART Alerts

Service AlertsFace Coverings Strongly Recommended on ART Buses: For your safety and the safety of others, we strongly recommend all passengers wear face masks or face coverings while using ART. View all ART Alerts

Service AlertsReduced STAR Call Center Hours: Starting on Thursday, April 2, the STAR Call Center will operate on a reduced schedule. The Call Center will be open Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm and closed on Saturday. There are no changes to STAR service hours. Learn more at ArlingtonTransit.com/reduced-service View all ART Alerts

Facilities

Transit Facilities

Transit stop and station types can range from simple bus stops to full-size stations and transit centers. The type of facility depends on a number of parameters, including transit service mode, passenger demand, surrounding land use and available right-of-way. 

Shirlington Bus Station

Photo: Shirlington Station exteriorShirlington Bus Station is Arlington's only enclosed public bus station and is the principal transfer point for Metrobus and ART bus service in South Arlington. More than 2000 commuters use the station each day. The station houses a Commuter Store and includes an indoor waiting area with customer seating, restrooms and a partially covered outdoor plaza. The bus stops incorporate innovative features for riders with visual disabilities, including first-in-the-region audible schedule devices.

Shirlington Bus Station
2975 S. Quincy St., Arlington, VA 22206, near the intersection of S. Randolph St. and 31st St., next to Shirley Hwy. (I-395).

  • Station Lobby Hours
    Mon.-Sat., 5:30 a.m.-12:00 midnight. Closed Sundays and holidays
  • Bus Service Hours
    Mon.-Fri., 5 a.m.-1 a.m.
    Sat., 6 a.m.-3:30 a.m.
    Sun., 6 a.m.-midnight
  • Bus Bay Diagram (PDF, 442 KB Adobe Reader Required)
  • Commuter Store Hours
    Mon-Fri, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (closed 1:30-2 p.m.)
  • Commuter Store Phone
    Voice: 703-820-4981, Fax: 703-820-4984, TDD: 711

 

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