• Historic buildings and the waterfront in New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

    New Bedford Whaling

    National Historical Park Massachusetts


NB LINE illustrated shuttle

Welcome to the NB LINE!

The NB LINE is a shuttle system that connects visitors and residents to cultural and recreational destinations in New Bedford.

Hours of Operation (2014 Season)
May 31 - June 22, weekends only
June 23 - August 31, daily (7 days a week)
September 6 - October 12, weekends only
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Adult $1.00
Children under 12 years old FREE
Students with valid student ID FREE

Routes include Downtown and Fort Taber

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AHA! Nights (Thursdays) NB LINE Schedule

June 12, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
July 10, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
August 14, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
September 11, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
October 9, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Did You Know?

Arrival of a party from Norfolk Virginia at League Island. Some members of this party wound up in New Bedford.

Between 1840 and 1860 some 300-700 escaped slaves were living in New Bedford. Frederick Douglass was among those who found freedom in New Bedford. He arrived in 1838 after escaping from Baltimore carrying another sailor's protection papers.