Passes

RTA, Paso Express and SCT all offer bus passes to make paying for your ride as easy as possible. There are many choices to fit your riding schedule.

Regional Day Pass

Unlimited rides on all RTA, SCT, SLO Transit, and Paso Express routes for the date indicated.

$5.00 All riders

Available for purchase on the bus and Online

South County Transit Day Pass

Unlimited rides on all four SCT routes for the date purchased.

  • $3.00 General Public
  • $1.50 Seniors (65–79) / Disabled
Available for purchase on the bus and Online

Passes Are Available at Pass Outlets and Online

Find a Pass Outlet location near you

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.

  • $15.00 All riders
Available at Pass Outlets and Online

Regional 31-Day Pass

Good for unlimited rides on all SCT, RTA, Paso Express and SLO Transit routes for 31 consecutive days.

  • $64.00 General Public
  • $32.00 Seniors (65–79) / Disabled / Students (K–12)
Available at Pass Outlets and Online

SCT 20-Ride Pass

20 one-way rides on any SCT route.

  • $24.00 General Public
Available at Pass Outlets and Online

RTA & SCT 7-Day Pass

Seven consecutive days of unlimited rides on RTA & SCT fixed route service, starting the first day of us.

  • $14.00 All riders
Available at Pass Outlets and Online

RTA 31-Day Pass

Unlimited rides for 31 days in a row on all RTA and Paso Express routes.

  • $44.00 General Public
  • $22.00 Seniors (65–79) / Disabled / Students (K–12)
Available at Pass Outlets and Online

SCT 31-Day Pass

Unlimited rides for 31 days in a row on all SCT Routes.

  • $37.00 General Public
  • $18.50 Seniors (65–79) / Disabled
Available at Pass Outlets and Online

VIP Pass

Unlimited free rides for seniors 80 or older on all RTA, SLO Transit, SCT, Paso Express and North County Shuttle routes. You may obtain a special photo ID card in person from RTA or show your valid ID. You may fill out an application in advance with a photograph. Learn more about our discount policy. VIP Passes must be obtained in person at one of the following locations:

RTA Main Office
179 Cross Street, Suite A
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

SLO Regional Rideshare
1114 Marsh Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401


ADA Eligible Passengers

ADA Paratransit customers that present a “Certificate of Eligibility for ADA Paratransit Service” ID card may ride all RTA and SCT routes for free. Learn more about the 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 and submit the appropriate Discount Eligibility 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.

All passes and fares are subject to change without notice.