As of December 31, 2017 RTA fares will increase. See below for upcoming prices.
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 ($5.50 as of Dec 31, 2017)
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
Passes Are Available at Pass Outlets and Online
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
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 ($68.00 as of Dec 31, 2017)
- $32.00 Seniors (65–79) / Disabled / Students (K–12) ($34.00 as of Dec 31, 2017)
SCT 20-Ride Pass
20 one-way rides on any SCT route.
- $24.00 General Public
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 ($16 as of Dec 31, 2017 RTA only)
RTA 31-Day Pass
Unlimited rides for 31 days in a row on all RTA and Paso Express routes.
- $44.00 General Public ($47.00 as of Dec 31, 2017)
- $22.00 Seniors (65–79) / Disabled / Students (K–12) ($23.50 as of Dec 31, 2017)
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
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:
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.