Fares & Passes

Kids under 17 ride free on Athens Transit buses!

Fares For The Bus

Riding The Bus is an economical way to catch a ride.

Adults (ages 18-64) $1.75
Senior Citizens / Persons with Disabilities - PEAK HOURS $1.00
Senior Citizens / Persons with Disabilities - NON-PEAK HOURS $0.85
Non-Peak Hours - 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM / 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
(Senior Citizens - age 65+ with age identification, medicare card accepted. Persons with Disabilities require ATS or other approved I.D. )
Youth (ages 6-17) Free
Children* (age 5 and younger, limit of two children per fare-paying passenger; additional children under the age of six will be charged the youth fare) Free
Transfers (good for next connecting bus only) Free
University of Georgia students, faculty, staff with valid UGA identification Free

*Determination of age shall be based on the height of the red line on the fare box. Children taller than the red line on the fare box must pay the youth fare.

Passes For The Bus

If you are a frequent rider of The Bus, you may want to consider purchasing a pass. This economical and convenient method for payment of your transportation provides 22 rides without a time limit. Transfers are issued free when the driver checks the pass.
Adults Smart Pass (ages 18-64) $31
Senior Citizens Smart Pass (ages 65 and older, proper identification required, Medicare card accepted) $18
Disabled Freedom Pass $18

...All Fares As Of July 1, 2014

To Be Eligible to Ride for Half-Fare, You Must Fill Out this Application and Return It to the Information Center and Have an I.D. Made....click here for application...
Open and Print Half Fare Application Here..........

If you are not in agreement with a decision made by Athens Transit staff regarding Half-Fare Program eligibility, you should file a written appeal with the Director of Athens Transit. Click here for information on the Appeals Process.

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