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  • Now get real-time bus arrival times on your phone!

    Wondering when your next bus will arrive? Stop guessing and start knowing! The newly updated version of, Text4Next provides real-time bus arrival times that make accurate on-the-go planning easier than ever. All you need is a mobile phone with texting capabilities to get the next two arrival times of your bus.

    It’s always a good idea to arrive at your bus stop 10 minutes prior to the time the bus is scheduled to depart.

    How It Works

    TEXT: 628246

    TYPE: your stop number and route number (Example: 283 50 – this will give you only the times for Route 50. If you are looking for all routes times for your stop, simply enter the stop number)

    RESULT:
    Route: 50 - Long Beach - Orange (route number and name)
    To: Long Beach - Cal State Long Beach (direction of travel and last stop)
    Estimated bus arrival: 03:55 PM & 04:25 PM (the next 2 arrival times for Route 50)

    Note: Standard message and data rates apply. Please check with your carrier on text messaging details of your plan.

    Finding stops along your route

    With Text4Next, you can find out how many minutes until the bus on your route is scheduled to arrive at your stop. Don't know your stop number? No problem. Click here to find the bus stop you need on the route you travel.

    How do I discontinue receiving OCTA SMS messages?

    Once you have subscribed to OCTA Alerts, to discontinue receiving Text4Next messages from OCTA, you will simply text “STOP” to 628246 and you will be removed from the list.

    Need help?

    For additional help, please call our customer information center at (714)-636-RIDE (7433) or (800) 636- RIDE (7433).

    Note: Standard message and data rates apply. Please check with your carrier on text messaging details of your plan.

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