A pulse bus stopped at the Willow Lawn Bus stop located on West Broad Street
Public transportation via air, rail, and road are available in Henrico County via GRTC transit service, Amtrak passenger rail service, and Richmond International Airport. The GRTC bus system can help you travel within and around the county getting you to work, school, shopping, places of worship, and recreation. Need to travel around the country? No problem, the Richmond International Airport and Amtrak train station are conveniently located within the County.
GRTC’s local bus service operates throughout the City of Richmond and Henrico County
GRTC’s Express Routes operate on weekdays to transport riders to and from work quickly, while helping to minimize congestion. For times go to ridegrtc.com/planning-your-trip/find-a-route
The Specialized Transportation division supports four services,
Get around by bus!
Find a bus stop near you.
Need a bus pass?
GRTC Bus Routes
GRTC bus lines located in Henrico County include:
- GRTC Pulse
- 7 A Nine Mile/Airport
- 7 B Nine Mile/Laburnum/Airport
- 18 Henrico Government Center
- 19 West Broad Street
- 23X Glenside/Parham Express
- 26X Parham Express
- 27X Glenside Express
- 28X White Oak Village Express
- 29X Gaskins Express
- 56 South Laburnum
- 79 Patterson/Parham
- 91 Laburnum Connector
- 93 Azalea Connector
GRTC Pulse is a modern, high quality, high capacity rapid transit system that serves a 7.6-mile route along Broad Street and Main Street, from Rockets Landing in the City of Richmond to Willow Lawn in Henrico County. GRTC Pulse is jointly sponsored by Bon Secours Richmond Health System and VCU Health System. Find a Pulse Station near you!
The GRTC Pulse BRT was awarded with a Bronze Standard rating from the ITDP (Institute for Transportation & Development Policy). This Bronze Standard award recognized it for its “high-quality bus-based transit system that delivers fast, comfortable, and cost-effective services that replace less competitive local services”.
To learn more about the award visit FINAL-Richmond-GRTC-Pulse-Bronze-Award
GRTC Transit Care System
GRTC’s CARE provides curb-to-curb, shared-ride para transit services to residents of Henrico County with disabilities who may not be reasonably able to use GRTC fixed route bus service or legally operate a motor vehicle under the guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
CARE On-Demand An optional premium service available to CARE customers that offers same-day reservation, direct, non-stop trips anywhere within the CARE service area. In addition to qualified individuals with disabilities, both CARE and CARE On-Demand services are available for any resident of Henrico County 80 years of age or older. Find out more about specialty services by contacting GRTC’s eligibility coordinator at: (804) 358-3871 extension 434 or at ridegrtc.com/services/specialized-transportation/care .
You may also email Ashley Austin at: AUS021@henrico.us
Richmond International Airport
Richmond International Airport (RIC) reported its fiscal year 2019 passenger traffic at 4,267,825, a new fiscal year record and an increase of 11.5 percent over the previous year. With airlines reporting 383,535 passengers for June 2019, RIC established a new June passenger traffic record, surpassing the old mark set a year ago (at the time, an all-time record) by 2.7 percent. Travel by Plane!