Follow these travel tips, and you’ll be ready to ride into summer in no time.
Get full access to trip planning and real-time bus arrival information. Select the Transit app icon below to get started.
Purchase and load Stored Value (works like cash) on your TAP card. When you pay with TAP Stored Value, your Route 45 single-ride fare is only $1.10 or $1.25 with cash payment.
If you’re transferring to/from Metro Bus or Rail (within 2.5 hours) your interagency transfer is only $0.50! Make the easy connection from the Downtown Santa Monica Station Expo Line and hop on the nearest Route 45 bus stop located across the street from the station at the corner of westbound Colorado Ave. and 4th St.
You can also pay your fare using your smartphone. Just download the Token Transit app, select a Big Blue Bus (BBB) fare type, and activate your pass when you’re ready to ride.
As you board BBB, show the bus operator your digital ticket and you’re ready to go!
See these steps in action! Watch a quick video on how to ride Big Blue Bus:
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