RTA and SCT Fares and Passes
* Children 5 years of age or younger ride free when traveling with a regular-fare adult. Limit one child per paying adult. Additional children pay regular fare. K-12 youth discounts do not apply on SCT. Drivers do not make change. Exact change is required for cash fares.
Regional DAY Pass - Unlimited rides on ALL RTA, SLO Transit, SCT, Paso Express and North County Shuttle routes for the date indicated. All Users $5.00
The Passes below are ONLY available for advance purchase at Pass Outlets: See where to buy passes.
RTA & SCT 7- DAY Pass - Seven consecutive days of unlimited rides on RTA & SCT fixed route service, starting the first day of us. All Users $14.00
RTA & SCT Stored Value Pass - Valid for travel on RTA & SCT fixed route service. The applicable fare is deducted from the card whenever you use it. No expiration date! All Users $15.00
RTA 31-Day Pass - Unlimited rides for 31 days in a row, on ALL RTA Routes:
General Public $44.00 Seniors (65-79)/Disabled/Students (K-12) $22.00
Regional 31-Day Pass - Good for unlimited rides on ALL SCT, RTA, Paso Express, North County Shuttle and SLO Transit routes for 31 consecutive days
General Public: $64.00 Seniors (65-79)/Disabled/Students (K-12): $32.00
SCT 31-Day Pass - Unlimited rides for 31 days in a row, on ALL SCT Routes:
General Public $30.00 Seniors (65-79)/Disabled $15.00
SCT 20-ride Pass - 20 one-way rides on ANY SCT route.
General Public $20.00 Seniors (65-79)/Disabled $8.00
V.I.P. Pass- Unlimited rides for seniors 80 or older on ALL RTA, SLO Transit, SCT, Paso Express and North County Shuttle routes. Must obtain special photo I.D. card in person from RTA.
Seniors 80+: FREE. You may fill out an application in advance, but we need a photograph. VIP Passes must be OBTAINED in person at the RTA Main office: 179 Cross Street, Suite A, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, or at Regional Rideshare (1114 Marsh St.). More details here.
ADA Eligible Passengers
ADA Paratransit customers that present a “Certificate of Eligibility for ADA Paratransit Service” I.D. card may ride all RTA and SCT routes for free. See more about Runabout Paratransit service, eligibility requirements and applications.
RTA Discount Policy: In order to purchase RTA and SCT bus passes at a discounted rate, customers are required to complete & submit the appropriate form. Once approved, your name will be added to our Discount Eligibility List. You will then be able to purchase passes at the discounted price at any of our Pass Sales Outlets. More information here.
ALL PASSES AND FARES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.