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CARTA DASH Trolley

36 John St, Charleston, SC 29403-6433
+1 843-724-7320
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Crazy if you don’t use it

While visiting Charleston I was informed of the Dash Trolley. I was pleasantly surprised to find... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fam3d
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Glumsoe, Denmark
via mobile
Free way to get around!

We were tired from our busy day- Charleston has so much to offer- and up came the CARTA trolley... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beth Y
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Hartselle, Alabama, United States
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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36 John St, Charleston, SC 29403-6433
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting Charleston I was informed of the Dash Trolley. I was pleasantly surprised to find air conditioned buses. Three lines that cover the city - for free! Our driver on the green line was wonderful. She loved her job and her city. Very informative...More

Thank fam3d
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were tired from our busy day- Charleston has so much to offer- and up came the CARTA trolley. The driver was very polite, and she even told us little tidbits about Charleston and it's history. And it was air conditioned! Here's a tip: Use...More

Thank Beth Y
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The green buses in Charleston is the way to get around and they are free. I left my car parked at the hotel and used the buses. They all converge at the Tourist Information and you can switch to a different route. This is not...More

1  Thank Margaret P
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

We see ans saw charleston solely by using carta transportation and we seen the whole historic city and surroundings. We loved traveling. Complement for carta, its drivers and spirit. Thanks carta for showing us charleston

Thank Peter V
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

It’s amazing that someone can complain about this service. Hop on, hop off all over town. Maps and signs are readily available. It worked very well for us - just get an idea where you want to go and pay a little attention. Easy.

1  Thank Gary W
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This free transportation service was very convenient. Just board at one of the stops & maps are available on board. The drivers do not always announce the stops so pay attention to the stops. It is also helpful to mention to the driver where you...More

2  Thank Tngirl M
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

I must say I appreciated this free service while visiting downtown Charleston. We paid plenty to park, so this was nice to use so we could park once and then ride the free bus to get to other sites we wanted to see. However, we...More

4  Thank 2doglady
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Although the ride is free- service is extremely slow. You can wait forever and the bus drags. Could walk faster than that---by the time you waste 20 minutes waiting you can be there already. Stops are not easy to find. Always heavy traffic- road is...More

5  Thank SaraJets
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

4 free trolley routes that run relatively frequent and generally on time. it brings you to most of the major sites in the downtown area. Drivers are generally very helpful and pleasant. On a hot Charleston day, the inside of the air conditioned bus is...More

2  Thank bigwawao
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

There are 3 routes in Charleston, free and all hubbed around the visitor centre. The free map on board is very useful. The service is frequent. This is useful as Charleston's attitude to driver tourists visiting the city is very unwelcoming. Even when using the...More

2  Thank PipPaul W
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Christian B
14 April 2018|
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Response from fam3d | Reviewed this property |
While I’m not a local, here is what I know based on my recent stay: a new bus service called ‘hop’ operates from the suburbs and services downtown partner establishments. Parking is free and the bus service is free. I... More
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wittenbd
10 April 2018|
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Response from fam3d | Reviewed this property |
Not being a local or affiliated with Carta, this is what I know based upon my recent stay: Carta busses are fully handicapped accessible and allow service animals. I would doubt that leashed pets were allowed (due to space... More
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cathstory
30 July 2017|
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Yes, trolleys have a ramp the driver lowers for wheelchair access.
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