**CURRENT NEWS: JULY 1, 2021 RTA and SoCo Transit will return to full fare pricing!
At this time all RTA pass outlets are closed due to COVID 19. Bus fares are now 50¢ regular and 25¢ discounted. Cash fares are payable on the bus and bus passes are for sale online only.
RTA, Paso Express and South County Transit 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, SoCo Transit, SLO Transit, Paso Express and Morro Bay Transit routes for the date indicated.
$5.50 General Public
South County Transit Day Pass
Unlimited rides on all four SoCo Transit routes for the date purchased.
- $3.00 General Public
- $1.50 Seniors (65–79) / Disabled
Passes Are Available at Pass Outlets and Online
RTA & South County Transit Stored Value Pass
Valid for travel on RTA & SoCo Transit fixed route service. The applicable fare is deducted from the card whenever you use it. Stored value passes will deactivate one year from the date that they were created. If your pass deactivates and you have not used its full value, please contact our administrative office to move any remaining value onto a new pass at (805) 781-4833.
- $15.00 All riders
Regional 31-Day Pass
Good for unlimited rides on all SoCo Transit, RTA, Paso Express, Morro Bay Transit and SLO Transit routes for 31 consecutive days.
- $68.00 General Public
- $34.00 Seniors (65–79) / Disabled / Students (K–12)
SoCo Transit 20-Ride Pass
20 one-way rides on any SCT route.
- $24.00 General Public
RTA & SoCo Transit 7-Day Pass
Seven consecutive days of unlimited rides on RTA & SoCo Transit fixed route service, starting the first day of us.
- $16.00 All riders
RTA 31-Day Pass
Unlimited rides for 31 days in a row on all RTA and Paso Express routes.
- $47.00 General Public
- $23.50 Seniors (65–79) / Disabled / Students (K–12)
SoCo Transit 31-Day Pass
Unlimited rides for 31 days in a row on all SoCo Transit Routes.
- $37.00 General Public
- $18.50 Seniors (65–79) / Disabled
Unlimited free rides for seniors 80 or older on all RTA, SLO Transit, SoCo Transit, 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 SoCo Transit routes for free. Learn more about the Runabout Paratransit service, eligibility requirements and applications.
RTA Discount Policy
In order to purchase RTA and SoCo Transit 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.