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Fares

  • Single Ride - $2
    (Regular & Limited Stop Buses, Light Rail)
  • Express Single Ride - $4
  • Community Bus - $1.25
  • 8-Hour Light Rail Pass - $4
  • Day Pass - $6
  • Express Day Pass - $12
  • Monthly Pass - $70
  • Express Monthly Pass - $140
  • Annual Pass Subscription - $770
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Monthly Passes are available only on Clipper Cards. Passes and cash value can be added to Clipper Cards at light railTicket Vending Machines, most Walgreens stores, and VTA's Downtown Service Center and River Oaks Administrative office. In Addition, you can add value to your card by visitingclippercard.com or by calling (877) 878-8883. Please register your Clipper card. For lost or stolen cards please contact Clipper Customer Service at (877) 878-8883.

  • Single Ride - $1.75
    (Regular, Limited Stop & Express Buses, Light Rail)
  • Community Bus - 75¢
  • 8-Hour Light Rail Pass - $3.50
  • Day Pass - $5.00
  • Monthly Pass - $45.00
  • Annual Pass Subscription - $495.00
  • **Children under 5 years old ride free
    when traveling with a paying adult.**

clipper card image

Monthly Passes are available only on Clipper Cards. Passes and cash value can be added to Clipper Cards at light railTicket Vending Machines, most Walgreens stores, and VTA's Downtown Service Center and River Oaks Administrative office. In Addition, you can add value to your card by visitingclippercard.com or by calling (877) 878-8883. Please register your Clipper card. For lost or stolen cards please contact Clipper Customer Service at (877) 878-8883.

  • Single Ride - $1.00
    (Regular, Limited Stop & Express Buses, Light Rail)
  • Community Bus - 50¢
  • 8-Hour Light Rail Pass - $2.00
  • Day Pass - $2.50
  • Monthly Pass - $25.00
  • Annual Pass Subscription - $275.00
clipper card imageClipper Cards. Passes and cash value can be added to Clipper Cards at light rail Ticket Vending Machines, most Walgreens stores, and VTA's Downtown Service Center and River Oaks Administrative office. In Addition, you can add value to your card by visitingclippercard.com or by calling (877) 878-8883. Please register your Clipper card. For lost or stolen cards please contact Clipper Customer Service at (877) 878-8883.

The following forms of identification is accepted for the purpose of verifying discount cash fares for seniors (65 years old or older) and Certified Disabled Persons:

  • Regional Transit Connection (RTC) Discount Card
  • Medicare Card
  • DMV placard computer print-out
  • California Driver’s License
  • California ID card
  • DMV disabled license plate registration
  • Birth certificate
  • Passport (US or Foreign)
  • Alien Registration Card
  • Valid Senior/Disabled card from another California transit agency
  • Valid Monterey-Salinas transit courtesy card
  • Adult
    Age 19 - 64
    • Single Ride - $2
      (Regular & Limited Stop Buses, Light Rail)
    • Express Single Ride - $4
    • Community Bus - $1.25
    • 8-Hour Light Rail Pass - $4
    • Day Pass - $6
    • Express Day Pass - $12
    • Monthly Pass - $70
    • Express Monthly Pass - $140
    • Annual Pass Subscription - $770
    •  

    clipper card image

    Monthly Passes are available only on Clipper Cards. Passes and cash value can be added to Clipper Cards at light railTicket Vending Machines, most Walgreens stores, and VTA's Downtown Service Center and River Oaks Administrative office. In Addition, you can add value to your card by visitingclippercard.com or by calling (877) 878-8883. Please register your Clipper card. For lost or stolen cards please contact Clipper Customer Service at (877) 878-8883.

  • Youth
    Ages 5 - 18
    • Single Ride - $1.75
      (Regular, Limited Stop & Express Buses, Light Rail)
    • Community Bus - 75¢
    • 8-Hour Light Rail Pass - $3.50
    • Day Pass - $5.00
    • Monthly Pass - $45.00
    • Annual Pass Subscription - $495.00
    • **Children under 5 years old ride free
      when traveling with a paying adult.**

    clipper card image

    Monthly Passes are available only on Clipper Cards. Passes and cash value can be added to Clipper Cards at light railTicket Vending Machines, most Walgreens stores, and VTA's Downtown Service Center and River Oaks Administrative office. In Addition, you can add value to your card by visitingclippercard.com or by calling (877) 878-8883. Please register your Clipper card. For lost or stolen cards please contact Clipper Customer Service at (877) 878-8883.

  • Sr./Disabled
    Age 65+
    • Single Ride - $1.00
      (Regular, Limited Stop & Express Buses, Light Rail)
    • Community Bus - 50¢
    • 8-Hour Light Rail Pass - $2.00
    • Day Pass - $2.50
    • Monthly Pass - $25.00
    • Annual Pass Subscription - $275.00
    clipper card imageClipper Cards. Passes and cash value can be added to Clipper Cards at light rail Ticket Vending Machines, most Walgreens stores, and VTA's Downtown Service Center and River Oaks Administrative office. In Addition, you can add value to your card by visitingclippercard.com or by calling (877) 878-8883. Please register your Clipper card. For lost or stolen cards please contact Clipper Customer Service at (877) 878-8883.

    The following forms of identification is accepted for the purpose of verifying discount cash fares for seniors (65 years old or older) and Certified Disabled Persons:

    • Regional Transit Connection (RTC) Discount Card
    • Medicare Card
    • DMV placard computer print-out
    • California Driver’s License
    • California ID card
    • DMV disabled license plate registration
    • Birth certificate
    • Passport (US or Foreign)
    • Alien Registration Card
    • Valid Senior/Disabled card from another California transit agency
    • Valid Monterey-Salinas transit courtesy card

Notes:

  • Monthly passes are valid for the calendar month purchased; they are not a 31-day pass
  • Monthly passes are available for purchase from the 16th of the previous month through the 15th of of the pass month.
    (i.e. a monthly pass for July is available for purchase from June 16th through July 15th)
  • Monthly passes purchased on or after the 16th of the month are valid for the following month only
  • Express Fares are for Express Bus Lines​
  • ​​Exact fare required, operators do not carry change​
  • ​Customers must have valid fare before boarding light rail

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Notices & Service Alerts

Last update: 07/31/2015

Weekend Work, Light Rail Shutdown Scheduled for August 1-2: Substitute bus service will be provided.

MV to Lockheed Bus Bridge Aug 1 and 2: Substitute bus service will be provided

Eastbound Arena BRT Station Installation: Shelter installation and platform completion begins.

Bus Stop Relocation-Main&Serra: due to construction