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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
  • Annual Express Pass Subscription - $1,540

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Monthly Passes are available only on Clipper 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 visiting clippercard.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 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 visiting clippercard.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

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

clipper card image

 

Monthly Passes are available only on Clipper 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 visiting clippercard.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.

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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Last update: 09/19/2014

Downtown Bus Stop Relocation - Santa Clara St.: Temporary relocation of downtown westbound bus stop.

October Service Changes: begin on Monday, October 13, 2014

Reroute of Lines 25 & 64: Willow Glen Founders Day Parade

Reroute of Lines 23, 55 and 323: due to parade