The ABC’s of our free Class Pass program:

VTA's Class Pass program allows teachers, grades K - 12, within Santa Clara County the opportunity to take their students on field trips traveling by VTA buses and light rail for free.


Each teacher is eligible to receive up to two “class passes” every school year. This allows students, teachers and chaperones to ride VTA buses and light rail to museums, cultural events, libraries, and other popular destinations for free. The Class Pass Program transports over 50,000 teachers and students during each school year.

Please follow the steps below in order to sign up for the Class Pass program:

  1. Complete the Class Pass Field Trip Application form at least three weeks before you want to go on your outing and submit to  We’ll email you confirmation when the form is completed.
  2. Two weeks before your planned trip, we’ll send you a special itinerary and two tickets for your whole class, teacher and chaperones.
  3. On the day of your trip, our operators will know you’re coming and they’ll expect you.  All you have to do is show the driver your pass.


Please reach out to or call the YOP Line, (408) 321-7500 for questions or concerns.