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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
Coastal Express Limited
$4.00
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 (not valid on Coastal Express Limited)
$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
Coastal Express Limited
$35.00
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
Coastal Express Limited
$120.00

* Identification, proof of age, or proof of disability is required.

UCSB, SBCC, & Brooks Institute Students

UCSB, SBCC, & Brooks Institute 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 Coastal Express Limited or the Downtown-Waterfront Shuttle. No restrictions on Brooks.

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.

Coastal Express Limited passes are valid only on the Coastal Express Limited and cannot be used on VISTA service.

Improper use of passes may result in revocation or confiscation.

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