Getting Started

First, install the XtraMile by RVT app on your smartphone. Then, follow the instructions for setting up an account. Click where you want to go and confirm your trip details. The app will send you a notification when the shuttle bus is on its way to you!

Ride transit with just your phone. Download the XtraMile app.

XtraMile is a ride sharing service that anyone can use to get to and from anywhere outside of our service area. Operated by River Valley Transit, our shuttle bus picks you up and takes you to wherever it is that you need to go right when you need it. Download the app and try it out.

Shoreline XtraMile

The Shoreline XtraMile service area includes the towns of Old Saybrook, Centerbrook, Essex Village, the Essex Steam Train, and portions of Westbrook, CT.



Monday through Friday – 6am to 8pm

Saturday – 7:30am to 6pm

No Sunday Service


$1.75 per trip

Fare may be paid through the app or by cash when boarding.



Middletown XtraMile


Pilot Program Dates:

September 1, 2023 through December 16, 2023

The Middletown XtraMile will serve downtown Middletown and 17 additional stops located on Washington Street, on the Wesleyan University campus and on the north end. Stops and hours are subject to change during the pilot period.



Thursday through Saturday – 12pm to 8pm


$1.75 per trip

Wesleyan students ride free with a Wesleyan student ID.



Who Can Ride?

Anyone can ride to or from a designated XtraMile stop. Download the XtraMile by RVT app and try it out. The shuttle bus will also accept walk-on riders. Our shuttle buses are equipped with wheelchair lifts and drivers are trained at helping people with disabilities.



Mobile Tools and Assistance

XtraMile App for Android

Download the XtraMile app for your Android.
Open in Google Play Store

XtraMile App for iPhone

Download the XtraMile app for your iPhone.
Open in App Store

No Smartphone?

Give us a call at (860) 510-0429 and we’d be happy to answer your Shoreline XtraMile questions!
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