Are LA Metro busses free?
“Just as we provide our sidewalks and roads to be used without direct costs, it’s time to consider looking at transit the same way,” said Mayor Eric Garcetti at the Metro board of directors meeting in May. Currently, subway or bus fare is $1.75 per ride, or $100 for a monthly pass.
How much does it cost to ride the bus in California?
Regular fare is $1.75. Fare can be paid using cash (exact change) or a TAP card.
Do you have to pay for the bus in LA?
Fares: Metro’s base fare is $1.75. You can pay cash when you board, but you’ll need exact fare as bus operators don’t carry change. You can also buy and add up to $20 to a reusable TAP card. Reduced rates are available to seniors, students, and disabled riders.
Can you pay by credit card on bus?
Look for the contactless symbol on your credit or debit card to see if your card is contactless enabled. Then, board a bus with the contactless symbol and instead of paying with cash, simply tap your card or contactless-enabled device onto the reader and wait for the beep.
Are there free transfers on the Metro bus?
Metro’s new fare structure makes riding and paying your fare even easier! Transfers are free with every ride purchased using the Transit App or the Hamilton County local service 5-ride ticket. All transfers will be good for continuous travel on up to two buses for 120 minutes, whichever comes first.
How long does it take to get from Metro to bus?
• Fare payment with TAP includes 2 hrs of unlimited transfers to Metro rail and bus in one direction (no roundtrips). • Add’l charge for a transfer to non-Metro buses within 2.5 hrs varies by agency.
How long does it take to pay Metro bus fare with tap?
• Fare payment with TAP includes 2 hrs of unlimited transfers to Metro rail and bus in one direction (no roundtrips). • Add’l 50¢ charge for a transfer to non-Metro buses within 2.5 hrs. If using cash, please have exact fare when you board the bus. Metro bus operators do not carry change.
Is there a TAP card for LA Metro?
TAP is a reloadable fare card that offers the most convenient and flexible way to pay your fare on Metro bus and rail. It is also valid for travel with 25 transit agencies across LA County. Load, Tap and Go! Get a temporary Reduced Fare TAP card right away at a Metro Customer Center .