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Fare Change 2019

Fare Change 2019

May 29,2019

Local Fares Change on July 1, 2019

In order to continue providing safe and efficient service while addressing rising operational costs, the AC Transit Board of Directors adopted a new local fare structure in March 2019. According to this five-year plan, the District will adjust the cost of local fares and passes on Monday, July 1, 2019. Click here to learn more about this Board Resolution.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

Bigger Savings with New Clipper Discounts

You will receive a higher discount when you use your Clipper card to pay for the Adult Single ride or Day Pass. As a result, your fare will remain the same, saving you 25 cents on local rides and 50 cents on the Day Pass. Switch to Clipper for your best value. Adult Clipper cards and most AC Transit passes are available at Walgreens, Whole Foods, and other participating retailers. You can also load cash value at all BART stations. Click here or call (877) 878-8883 for more information. Clipper Youth/Senior/Disabled fares will be adjusted from $1.10 to $1.12. You can apply for a Youth and Senior Clipper card here.

Cash Fares

The cost of Adult Single ride cash fare will be adjusted from $2.35 to $2.50. Youth, Senior, and Disabled fares will be adjusted from $1.15 to $1.25. Adult Local Day Passes will change from $5.00 to $5.50, while Youth, Senior, and Disabled will change from $2.50 to $2.75. Please see complete fare information below:


Cash Fares

Single ride local – Adult$2.50
Single ride local – Youth/Senior/Disabled$1.25
Day Pass Local – Adult$5.50
Day Pass Local – Youth/Senior/Disabled$2.75
Transbay – Adult$5.50
Transbay – Youth/Senior/Disabled$2.75
Local to Transbay Upgrade – Adult (if using paper Pass at farebox)$3.00
Local to Transbay Upgrade – Youth/Senior/Disabled (if using paper Pass at farebox)$1.50

Clipper Fares

Single ride local – Adult$2.25
Single ride local – Youth/Senior/Disabled$1.12
Day Pass Local – Adult$5.00
Day Pass Local – Youth/Senior/Disabled$2.50
Transbay – Adult$5.50
Transbay – Youth/Senior/Disabled$2.75
Local to Transbay Upgrade – Adult$3.25
Local to Transbay Upgrade – Youth/Senior/Disabled$1.63

31-Day Passes – Available Only on Clipper

Adult Local 31-Day$84.60
Transbay 31-Day$198.00
Youth 31-Day$34.00

Monthly Passes

RTC Sticker$34.00

We Are Here to Help

Call AC Transit Customer Service (510) 891-4777 Monday through Friday, 6 a.m.- 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Visit the AC Transit & Clipper Customer Service Center 1600 Franklin Street, Oakland, CA 94612 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.