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Fare Information

Cash & Token No Longer Accepted

We're Switching to Contactless Fare Payments!

Beginning Monday, July 12, Big Blue Bus will no longer accept cash and tokens on board. Customers will be required to make contactless fare payments with TAP or a mobile ticket, instead of cash and tokens. For more details, visit: bigbluebus.com/contactless.


  • You can pay your Big Blue Bus fare with a pre-loaded TAP card, or the Transit, Token Transit, or TAP app on your iPhone or Android smartphone. Big Blue Bus no longer accepts cash and token fare payments on board.
  • Senior, Disabled, Medicare rates are applicable for riders who are 62 or older, or riding with a valid ID.*
  • College Students - You may be eligible for reduced rates. View our College Discounts.
  • Children 4 & under ride for free.

Single Trip

 

Regular Fare

TAP & Mobile Ticket Only

S/D/M* Fare

TAP & Mobile Ticket Only

BBB Trip

 
$1** $0.40**

*Senior Discount ID's accepted: Valid driver's license, DMV ID, Senior TAP card or passport

*Disabled Discount IDs accepted: Valid LACTOA TAP ID Card, Disabled TAP Card, Access Card, Medicare card, or DMV placard

**Promotional fare valid for a limited time only, and subject to change without notice.

Multi-Ride Passes

 

Regular Fare

TAP & Mobile Ticket Only

S/D/M Fare

TAP** & Mobile Ticket Only

Day Pass

Ride as many BBBs as you want in a single day.

$4 $1.50

7-Day Pass

Ride as many BBBs as you want in a consecutive 7 day period.

$14   

13 Rides Pass

$14 $6

30-Day Pass

Ride as many BBBs as you want in a consecutive 30 day period.

$50 $24

Youth 30-Day Pass*

Ride as many BBBs as you want in a consecutive 30 day period.

$38 $19**
50% off 
 

Annual Pass

Ride as many BBBs as you want in a consecutive 365 day period.

$500   

EZ Transit Pass (Zone Zero)

$110 $42
* Youth Discount ID's accepted: Current report card, current valid school ID, class schedule with total number of units, official letter from school verifying enrollment, birth certificate, or valid passport, California ID card, or California driver's license.
** Must have a Reduced Fare or Disabled TAP card.

About other passes

  • BBB accepts Metro's EZ transit pass Zone Zero.
  • BBB accepts the Low Income Fare is Easy (LIFE) 4-Ride Regional Pass; this  must be tapped on TAP devices prior to or at time of boarding.
  • Metro, Metrolink, and other agency passes are not accepted as valid forms of fare payment on BBB.
  • ACCESS Services users ride BBB for free with a valid ACCESS card.

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