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Fares

All fares are one-way and may be paid with coins or bills. Fareboxes do not give change and drivers cannot make change. Exact change required.

Standard Fares
Regular one-way fare
$1.75
Youth (K - 12th grade)
$1.75
Seniors (age 62 and over)*
$.85
Persons with Disabilities*
$.85
Persons with Medicare Cards*
$.85
Children under 45 inches tall (three children per adult)
Free
Transfers (to complete a one-way trip)
Free
Day Pass
$6.00
Token for one-way fare
$1.75
Downtown-Waterfront & Seaside Shuttle Fares
Regular one-way fare
$.50
Youth (K - 12th grade)
$.50
Seniors (age 62 and over)*
$.25
Persons with Disabilities*
$.25
Persons with Medicare Cards*
$.25
Children under 45 inches tall (three children per adult)
Free

Passes

Click here to learn where to buy passes or here for a mail-order form.

Discounted 10-Ride Pass
Adult
$11.50
Youth (K-12)
$8.25
Senior (age 62 and over)*
$5.50
Mobility (for disabled persons & Medicare card holders)*
$5.50
Discounted 30-Day Pass
Adult
$52.00
Youth (K-12)
$42.00
Senior (age 62 and over)*
$20.00
Mobility (for disabled persons & Medicare card holders)*
$20.00

* Identification, proof of age, a Medicare card, or MTD photo ID is required.

MTD can accept cash, a local imprinted check, or a money order (payable to "MTD") as payment for passes.

30-Day Passes are valid for 30 days from first use. They are not valid on Downtown-Waterfront Shuttles. 30-Day passes are not transferable and transfers are not available with this pass.

10-Ride Passes do not expire.

Improper use of passes may result in revocation or confiscation.

All pass sales are final. No refunds. Passes have no cash value.

UCSB & SBCC Students

UCSB & SBCC students may use their student ID with a current registration sticker as a bus pass. Valid dates: UCSB - 7 calendar days before the first day of classes until 2 weeks into the next quarter. SBCC - 7 calendar days before the first day of classes until the last day of final exams, except Fall semester stickers are valid until 7 calendar days before Spring classes begin. UCSB & SBCC cards are not valid on the Downtown-Waterfront Shuttle.

2015 - 2016 Valid Dates for Student Registration Stickers as Prepaid Bus Fare:
School Term Valid As Of Last Valid Date
SBCCFall Aug 17 Jan 11
Spring Jan 12 May 14
Summer I May 9 Jun 25
Summer II Jun 20 Aug 6
UCSBFall Sep 17 Jan 17
Winter Dec 28 Apr 10
Spring Mar 21 Jul 3
Summer Jun 13 Oct 5