Ipswich Essex Explorer

Cape Ann Transportation Operating Company, Inc. (CATOC) - 3 Rear Pond Road, Gloucester, MA 01930

(978) 283-7916


The shuttle bus service that takes visitors from the Ipswich Train Station to some of the North Shore’s most incredible destinations. Previously, these destinations were only available visitors who had personal transporation. Now, however, visitors may enjoy the area car-free and explore the abundance of recreational, cultural and historic attractions here.

The shuttle operates June to September, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays and travels between Ipswich and Essex, stopping at beaches, parks, and historic sites.

The Explorer service is provided by the Cape Ann Transportation Authority in Gloucester, MA. It is funded by the Town of Ipswich.

Share this:

For the most up-to-date health and safety information, please visit the individual business' website directly.