Routes/Services

TIGERTOWN EXPRESS

Take Me Out To The Ballgame

Let Citrus Connection Take You Out To The Ballgame.

Introducing the TIGERTOWN Express that will provide fare free rides from four locations in Lakeland to Tigertown for 6 premier Detroit Tigers Spring Training games.

Avoid the taffic and crowded parking lots. The TIGERTOWN Express will pickup fans at Gow B. Fields Park & Ride, Lakeland Park Center, Rose Street Park & Ride. and the RP Funding Center and take you to Joker Marchant Stadium. Look for our TIGERTOWN Express flags at these select locations. All TIGERTOWN Express services are open to the public and ADA accessible.

The TIGERTOWN Express will provide service for the following games and times:

Saturday, Feb. 24, 10:30 AM -5:00 PM (Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees) – Game time 1:05 PM

Friday, March 1, 10:30 AM -5:00 PM (Detroit Tigers vs. Philadelphia Phillies) – Game time 1:05 PM

Monday, March 4, 10:30 AM -5:00 PM (Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox) – Game time 1:05 PM

Thursday, March 14, 10:30 AM -5:00 PM (Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees) – Game time 1:05 PM

Tuesday, March 19, 4:30 PM – 11:00 PM (Detroit Tigers vs. Philadelphia Phillies) – Game time 6:05 PM

Saturday, March 23, 10:30 AM -5:00 PM (Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees) – Game time 1:05 PM

Routes: To provide more city-wide accessibility, there will be two routes: a north & a south route.

The North route would pick up riders from Lakeland Park Center & the Gow B. Fields Park & Ride facilities to drop off straight to the Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium. We anticipate an approximate 20-minute route frequency for the North shuttle service.

The South route would pick up riders from the RP Center, Rose Street Park & Ride to/from the Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium. We anticipate a 30-minute route frequency for the South shuttle service.

Park & Ride Facilities:

Attendees will be able to park/board the shuttle at the following Park & Ride facilities:

  • Gow B. Fields Park & Ride
  • Lakeland Park Center
  • Rose Street Park & Ride
  • RP Funding Center

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For the latest on our routes, please contact our Regional Mobility Call Center at 855-POLKBUS (765-5287).

Citrus Connection has something to offer everyone in our area, whether you ride or not. The fact is that an affordable, working mass transportation system is important to local commerce, life and progress. It gets people to work, it makes our streets cleaner and safer, it saves valuable resources—and all of that adds up to a boost in our area’s quality of life.

So whether you’re riding the city bus, using our paratransit service or just realizing the value of public transit to your community, Citrus Connection is part of your life.

Service is currently provided six (6) days a week with Route 30 in Winter Haven now running Sundays as well. Bus routes will take you all around Lakeland, to Winter Haven, Bartow, Auburndale, Haines City, etc. By clicking the West and East County Routes tabs you will find PDF’s of each route providing specific locations and time points. You can print what you need before you leave the house or you can use our QR code with your smart phone to go to FindMyRoutes.com and look up the closest bus stop to your location.