2440 U.S. Highway 441/27
Fruitland Park, FL 34731
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Transit Division of the Lake County Community Services Department provides paratransit and fixed-route services to local citizens and visitors through a contracted service provider.
Lake County began the fixed-route service, LakeXpress, on May 21, 2007. The bus service currently has seven routes. Route 1 runs every hour from Leesburg to Eustis. Route 1A runs every hour from The Villages to Leesburg. Route 4 runs every two hours from Altoona through Umatilla, Eustis, Mount Dora to Zellwood. Route 50E runs every hour from Clermont to Winter Garden. Route 50W runs every hour from Mascotte to Clermont. Route 2 and 3 are circulator routes which runs in the cities of Leesburg and Mount Dora, respectively.
Primarily, LakeXpress provides public transportation along the U.S. Highway 441 corridor, including the municipalities of Umatilla, Eustis, Fruitland Park, Lady Lake, Leesburg, Mount Dora and Tavares.
LakeXpress Service Hours
LakeXpress operates Monday through Friday. There are no services on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. For service hours, please click on individual routes below:
ROUTE 1 - Leesburg to Eustis
ROUTE 1A - The Villages to Leesburg
ROUTE 2 - City of Leesburg Circulator
ROUTE 3 - City of Mount Dora Circulator
ROUTE 4 - Altoona to Zellwood
ROUTE 50E - Clermont to Winter Garden
ROUTE 50W - Mascotte to Clermont
For more information about the LakeXpress, call 352-742-1940 or visit www.ridelakexpress.com. A route and schedule brochure is available on the Web or at public libraries and various local government offices.
A state-funded program, the paratransit service, Lake County Connection, provides low-cost transportation throughout Lake County to individuals who qualify as “transportation disadvantaged” as defined by state statutes.
Lake County Connection is primarily intended for mobility-impaired, mentally-impaired and senior citizens. The service is provided for individuals who do not have access to any other means of transportation, including public bus service. Lake County Connection provides more than 750 scheduled passenger trips per day, using a variety of vehicles specially equipped to transport individuals with various disabilities.
For more information about Lake County Connection, visit the Lake County Connection page or contact the Customer Call Center, call 352-742-2612 [Florida Relay voice: (800) 955-5770; TTY: (800) 955-8771]. Reservations can be made Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.