201 Red Line: Lewes Park & Ride just south of Five Points, along state Route 1 corridor to Tanger Outlets, Rehoboth Park & Ride and the Rehoboth Boardwalk. 204 Yellow Line from Lewes Park & Ride to Downtown Lewes and the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal.

DART is starting its Beach Bus service early this season, providing weekend bus service on two of its popular bus routes for the first three weekends in May.

Starting May 5, bus service will be available in the areas of Downtown Lewes, Cape May Lewes Ferry Terminal, along the state Route 1 corridor to the Rehoboth Boardwalk. The early start-up will provide access to jobs, shopping and entertainment until the daily Beach Bus begins operations May 21.

Beach Bus 201 — Red Line provides service between DART's Lewes Park & Ride, located just south of Five Points, along state Route 1 corridor to Tanger Outlets, Rehoboth Park & Ride and the Rehoboth Boardwalk, operating every 20 minutes from 10 a.m to 11 p.m. The Lewes Park & Ride offers free parking; Rehoboth Park & Ride is free until May 21.

Beach Bus 204 — Yellow Line operates from the Lewes Park & Ride to Downtown Lewes and the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal. Service operates every 30 minutes from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Fares are $2 per one-way trip; $4.20 for a daily pass. For the complete 201 and 204 schedules and bus stops, visit dartfirststate.com/beachbus.

The Beach Bus services begin operating daily service May 21 on seven bus routes serving the Lewes Park & Ride, Rehoboth Beach and the Boardwalk, Lewes, Long Neck, Millsboro, Dewey Beach, Ruddertowne, Bethany Beach, South Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island and Ocean City, Maryland. The service operates seven days a week from about 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. the next day with more frequency than before. Buses are air-conditioned, handicapped-accessible and equipped with bike racks. When the daily service ends Sept. 9, the 201 Red Line and 204 Yellow Line will provide new year-round service.

DART's Beach Connection, 305 — Magenta Line starts May 26, providing a ride from Wilmington to Rehoboth Beach on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays through Sept. 3. The fares are $2 per zone; the one-way cash fare is $10 from Wilmington, $8 from Middletown and $6 from Dover. Riders are encouraged to buy a 3-Zone Anywhere pass for $12.60, which can also be used on all Beach Bus services, once at either of the Park & Rides.

For more, call 800-652-3278.