Port Authority Fare Information
Pay $2.50 with a ConnectCard or $2.75 with cash.
Transfers are $1 with a ConnectCard. Transfers are not available with cash. Riders paying with cash must pay another full fare.
How to Pay
Pay when you enter the front of the bus. ConnectCard users simply tap your card on the orange pad on the farebox. Riders paying with cash should use exact change as the operators will not make change.
Forms of Payment
Riders may pay using cash (exact change only), ConnectCards and ConnecTix or prepaid passes, or by showing identification, such as a Medicare card for seniors.
Passes and stored cash value can be loaded onto your ConnectCard. Visit ConnectCard.org for details on ConnectCard and ConnecTix, including information on where to purchase.
Children up to age 5 ride free with a fare-paying adult.
Children ages 6-11 are eligible for a Kid's ConnectCard to ride for half-priced fares.
Individuals with disabilities are eligible for a Reduced Fare ConnectCard to ride for half-priced fares. To obtain a Reduced Fare ConnectCard, please print out and complete this application. For instructions on how to complete the application, please click here. Applications are accepted at Port Authority's Downtown Service Center. Click here for directions and hours of operation.
Seniors (65+) ride free.
Transfers are available for $1 with a ConnectCard.
Riders who pay with cash must pay another full fare.
*To obtain a Reduced Fare ConnectCard, please print out and complete this application. For instructions on how to complete the application, please click here. Applications are accepted at Port Authority's Downtown Service Center. Click here for directions and hours of operation.
** Day passes are valid from the first time they are used until the end of that day's service.
*** Weekly passes are valid for a calendar week, beginning at 12:01 a.m. Sunday through the following Saturday's end of service.
****Monthly passes are valid for a calendar month.
*****Annual passes are valid for any 12 consecutive calendar months. They are only available for purchase at the Downtown Service Center.
ACCESS is shared ride door-to-door transit, serving primarily senior citizens and persons with disabilities. This service is available by advance reservation and offers transit throughout Port Authority's service area.
Fares vary according to eligibility and distance traveled. For more information, call ACCESS at 412-562-5353.