An RTA proof-of-payment machine

Cash Fares
Current
Bus/Rapid/BRT $2.50
Senior/Disabled $1.25
Park-N-Ride Bus $2.75
Student K-12 $1.75
Out-of-County $3.75
Paratransit $2.50

* Trolleys are underwritten by downtown contributors. Without their help, rides would be $1.50 each.

5-Trip Fare Cards
Current
Bus/Rapid/BRT $12.50
Senior/Disabled $6.25
Park-N-Ride Bus $13.75
Student K-12 $8.75

A pre-printed 5-trip card is valid until the expiration date on the card, regardless of when the trips are used. A CSK-issued 5-trip card is good for six months from the date of purchase.

Monthly Passes
Current
Bus/Rapid/BRT $95.00
Senior/Disabled $48.00
Park-N-Ride Bus $105.00
Paratransit $105.00

September 2016 passes will be the first monthly passes sold at the new rate.

7-Day Passes
Current
Bus/Rapid/BRT $25.00
Senior/Disabled $12.50
Park-N-Ride Bus $27.50
Paratransit $27.50

Daily Passes
Current
Bus/Rapid/BRT $5.50
Senior/Disabled $2.75
Accompanied Children (ages 6-12) $2.75
Student K-12 $4.50
1-Day Cleveland Pass $5.50
2-Day Cleveland Pass $11.00
4-Day Cleveland Pass $22.00
Paratransit $7.00

* Unlimited rides until 3 a.m. the next day. (A 4-Day Pass used for the first time on Monday expires at 3 a.m. on Friday.) Cleveland Passes were designed for tourists, but anyone can buy them on-line.      

Other Important Information

  • All Senior/Disabled cash fares, farecards and passes require passenger to show valid RTA Senior or Disabled ID (both of which include a photo), or a Medicare card, as well as a driver's license or other official photo ID.
  • All-Day Passes are available for purchase on all RTA vehicles at the farebox, ticket vending machines, and at retail agents.
  • Child fares apply to children age 6-12, when accompanied by a fare-paying adult. Children under age 6 ride free. In either case, a limit of three children per fare-paying adult applies.
  • ADA-certified Paratransit passengers may ride fixed-route bus and rapid service at no cost through August 13, 2016. Effective August 14, 2016, ADA-certified Paratransit passengers will pay senior/disabled fare on fixed-route service.
  • Student farecards are for grades K-12.

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