Fare Structure

Current Fare Structure

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Fixed Route Fare Policy

Local Fixed Routes

Current MyTARC Fare System
Cash Single ride – $1.75 exact change. Cash fare does not include transfer trips. Drivers do not issue paper transfers.
With MyTARC smartcard Single ride – $1.50 Stored value
10-trip pass – $15 ($1.50 per ride)
Includes transfer trips within two hours of initial boarding. An additional $1.00 will be deducted when transferring from a local to an express route.
Ride unlimited with our MyTARC smartcard! No more restrictions for 1, 7 or 30 consecutive days from first use! For example, you may use a 24-hour pass for unlimited rides from 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. the following day. 24-hour pass – $3.50, starts with first use
7-day pass – $15, starts with first use
30-day pass – $50, starts with first use

Express Routes

Current MyTARC Fare System
Cash Single ride – $2.75 exact change. Cash fare does not include transfer trips. Drivers do not issue paper transfers.
With MyTARC smartcard Single ride – $2.50 stored value
24-hour pass – $5.50, starts with first use
7-day pass – $23, starts with first use
30-day pass – $85, starts with first use

Reduced Fares

For eligible passengers (MyTARC photo ID is required)
Students, Persons age 6 – 17 (Please bring verification of school enrollment). Children five and under ride fare-free. Medicare cardholders (Please bring your Medicare ID) Citizens age 65 and older (Please provide proof of age, ID) Citizens with disabilities (Please complete eligibility form)   Circulator Routes Single-ride fares, for cash and smart card: $0.75; $0.30 for qualified Reduced Fare passengers.   Transfers from Local to Express will be charged an Additional $0.50.
Current MyTARC Fare System
With MyTARC card (Photo MyTARC card required) Single ride – $0.80 local/$1.30 express with stored value
Includes Transfer Trip to be utilized within two hours of Initial Boarding. 

Additional Fare Programs

TARC3 for Paratransit Riders

Are you a TARC3 eligible paratransit rider? Purchase TARC3 Tickets here. Your fares and payment methods remain unchanged until the new fare collection system is implemented on TARC3 vehicles. If you intend to ride our fixed route buses, you are also eligible for our reduced fares with a MyTARC card smartcard. Obtain one today by showing your photo I.D.