The Fall River Trolley

The City of Fall River invites residents and visitors to experience the Spindle City by trolley! Made possible by a grant from the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism, this trolley service takes place on Saturdays and Sundays and highlights Fall River’s best historic, cultural, and recreational highlights.

To purchase tickets or manage a previous ticket purchase, click here. Please note that the trolley service is a pilot program, and its fare, route, schedule, restrictions, and more are subject to change without warning.

Route Information

The trolley will loop a standard route with the following stops:

  1. Waterfront Cultural District – Across from the Maritime Museum, 70 Water St.
  2. Columbia Street & Santo Christo Parish – Columbia Street parking lot, 255 Columbia St.
  3. St. Anne’s Shrine & Kennedy Park – Kennedy Park inlet, across from Park St.
  4. St. Mary’s Cathedral & Lizzie Borden House – St. Mary’s Cathedral, 327 Second St.
  5. Troy Street & Lower Highlands District – GATHER, 44 Troy St.
  6. Historic Highlands & Little Theater Fire Barn – Across from Little Theater, 340 Prospect St.
  7. Oak Grove Cemetery & Lizzie Borden’s Grave – Cemetery entrance, 762 Prospect St.
  8. Portugalia Marketplace – 489 Bedford St.
  9. Purchase Street Dining District – Mechanics Cooperative Bank, 60 Bedford St.
  10. North Main Street & Children’s Museum – Greater Fall River Children’s Museum, 441 N. Main St.
  11. Bicentennial Park & Boardwalk – Bicentennial Park rotary, 1 Brownell St.
  12. Lafayette-Durfee House – 94 Cherry St.

This route takes approximately one hour to complete and will run on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. A map of the route with the trolley’s live location can be found here.

Fare Information

Standard fare for the regularly scheduled trolley service is $5.00 per adult and $2 per child under 12. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Tickets are available for purchase here.

As part of a limited-time pilot program to celebrate the launch of the trolley, children under 12 can ride the trolley for free provided they are accompanied by an adult. Please note that you must still hold your child’s spot by reserving a free ticket.

Please note that the trolley experience is completely cashless – our drivers do not carry cash and cannot accept cash ticket payments or make change. Trolley fare must either be purchased online prior to boarding or purchased upon boarding using a QR code-compatible smartphone and a credit or debit card.

Free Self-Guided Tour Content

Riders can access free self-guided tour content courtesy of Viva Fall River, a local tourism initiative that helped design the trolley’s route. This content includes audio tours and online guides listing museums, historical attractions, dining establishments, and recreational opportunities within walking distance of each stop. To access these materials, click here.