Photo ID Card
Student Discount Fare
Senior Discount Fare
Class Pass - RT offers the Class Pass, which permits unlimited use for groups traveling during the hours of 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. The Class Pass is available to any group with 10 or more students who are pursuing a high school diploma. The cost of the Class Pass is $2.70 for each student and $5.50 for each accompanying adult.
RT Customer Service Representatives are available to answer questions about your group travel.
Please call RT at 321-BUSS (2877) at least 10 working days before your day of travel. RT photo ID cards are only available at RT’s Photo Identification Center — Located at 1225 R Street, Sacramento 95811, in the Customer Service and Sales Center
Bus: Passengers are required to pay a Basic or Discount single fare for each trip or may purchase a daily pass valid for unlimited rides on that day.
Light Rail: Single ride tickets are valid for 90 minutes from time of validation on light rail only. Daily and monthly passes are valid for unlimited rides on buses and light rail for the date(s) or month shown.
Children under age 5 - Up to two children ride free when accompanied by an adult paying passenger. Student fares apply for additional children.
RT Lifetime Pass Holders (age 75+) - Passengers issued an RT Lifetime Pass prior to September 1, 2009 will receive unlimited free rides on RT buses and light rail. All other passengers age 62 and over, pay the Senior fare with valid proof of identification. e-tran and Placer County Transit accept the Lifetime pass.
Cash Fares. Accepted only on RT buses. Exact change is required since bus operators do not carry or give change.
Basic Single Tickets - Accepted on buses. Pre-paid tickets must be validated (date and time stamped) by the fare vending machine before boarding light rail. Light rail tickets are valid for 90 minutes from time of validation and cannot be used to board a bus.
Tickets to ride on light rail must be purchased before boarding. and are available from fare vending machines located at light rail stations.
Monthly Passes/Stickers - Valid for unlimited rides on RT buses and light rail for the month shown, and through the first business day of the following month.
Semi-Monthly Passes/Stickers - Valid for unlimited rides on RT buses and light rail for the dates shown. Can be purchased for use from the first of the month through the 15th, or the 16th of the month through the end of the month.
Daily Passes - Valid for unlimited rides until 1:30 a.m. the day after purchase or validation. Pre-Paid passes must be validated before boarding light rail.
RT Fares Accepted by Other Transit Agencies (Click Here for PDF)
• RT’s Customer Service and Sales Center at 1225 R. Street
RT Basic monthly passes and Monthly Parking Passes are available for purchase online. Shipping and handling charges will apply. Click Here.