Fares

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) announced that all public transit buses will be fare-free across Connecticut through March 31, 2023. A previous policy signed by Governor Lamont made buses fare free from April 1, 2022 through June 30, 2022, but that was extended to December 1st in a budget passed by the legislature and signed by the Governor on May 9, 2022. The legislature held a special session on November 28, 2022 which passed a bill to continue the fare free program, this bill was signed by the Governor on November 29th, 2022.

Local Service Fares / On Board Fare Options

Fare Category Fare
Two-Hour Pass (single fare)
Press "Get 2-hour pass" button before depositing money
All passes include unlimited FREE local service transfers.
$1.75
All-Day Pass
May be purchased on bus. Press "Get All-Day Pass" button before depositing money
$3.50
Children (Age 4 and Under)
Maximum of three with each adult
Free

Local Prepaid Fare Options

Passes valid for unlimited rides beginning with date of first use during specified time period. All passes include unlimited FREE local service transfers. Additional fare payment required on Express services. 10-ride ticket users must request a 2-Hour Pass from the Bus Operator at the time the fare is paid.

Fare Category Fare
All-Day Pass $3.50
2-Hour Pass $1.75
3-Day Pass $8.75
5-Day Pass $14.00
7-Day Pass $19.25
31-Day Pass $63.00
10-Ride Ticket $15.75

Monthly Plus Bus

Hartford Line Plus Bus is a monthly pass sold by CTrail ticket machines for customers to use on bus services in the Hartford Line service area. CTtransit local bus service can be added onto any CTrail Hartford Line Monthly ticket for only $10. CTrail monthly tickets are non-transferable; lost tickets can neither be refunded nor replaced. Plus Bus passes have a value equal to the local bus fare.  Step-up charges apply on express services.  Plus Bus is valid in all CTtransit & CTfastrak service areas except Waterbury & Stamford (Routes 311-351, 411-479 & 971).

Shore Line East Plus Bus is a monthly pass sold by CTrail ticket machines or Amtrak ticket agents for customers to use on connecting bus services in the New Haven area only. Monthly and Monthly Plus tickets are sold at Union Station in New HavenOld Saybrook, and New London train stations, by mail or by phone at 1-877-CTrides (1-877-287-4337). The Shore Line East Monthly Plus Bus ticket is honored for travel on all CTtransit New Haven Division bus routes.

Youth (Age 5-18)

Proof of age may be requested.

Fare Category Fare
Two-Hour Pass (single fare)
Press "Get 2-hour pass" button before depositing money
All passes include unlimited FREE local service transfers.
$1.40
All-Day Pass
Must be purchased on bus. Press "Get All-Day Pass" button before depositing money.
$2.80
10-Ride Ticket
Ages 5 through 18. Proof of age may be requested with use.
$12.60

Senior (65+) / Persons with Disability

State-issued Reduced Fare ID or Medicare card must be shown with use of Senior/Disabled pass or ticket.

Fare Category Fare
Two-Hour Pass (single fare)
Press "Get 2-hour pass" button before depositing money
All passes include unlimited FREE local service transfers.
$0.85
All-Day Pass
Must be purchased on bus. Press "Get All-Day Pass" button before depositing money.
$1.70
10-Ride Ticket $7.65
31-Day Pass $30.60

Note: Exact Fare Required - Fares Subject to Change. Bus Operators and fare boxes cannot make change. Fare boxes accept flat, unfolded $1.00 bills and US coins (except 50¢ pieces) only. Insert coins and bills one at a time. Please have fare ready when boarding. Do not deposit $5, $10 or $20 bills.

Fare Subject to Change