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Posted on: October 19, 2020

[ARCHIVED] ECAT to Relaunch Beach Route 61, Providing Service to Gulf Breeze and Pensacola Beach

Beginning Monday, Oct. 19,  ECAT will begin the Route 61- Bridge Detour, which modifies the original Route 61 to Pensacola Beach. The Route 61- Bridge Detour will consolidate temporary Route 20 that was created to help transport passengers between Escambia County and the City of Gulf Breeze. ECAT bus fares remain suspended. 

See the detailed schedule at which starts from the ECAT Transfer Center, located at 1515 W. Fairfield Drive, at 6 a.m. and ends at Palm Beach Club, located on Pensacola Beach, with the last stop at 8:50 p.m. The route from Pensacola Beach starts at Pensacola Beach Club at 6:05 a.m. and ends at the Pensacola Bay Center at 8:20 p.m. Buses will stop at Tiger Point Community Center, Gulf Breeze Hospital, the Boardwalk, and the Palm Beach Club. The route is approximately 43 miles, and riders should expect a trip that is approximately an hour, depending on traffic. 

Call ECAT Customer Service at 850-595-3228 for assistance with a specific route or additional questions. Updated information will also be available at

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