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Fares and Passes

 

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Cash Fares on Fixed Route Buses

WTA’s cash fare is $1.00 per ride within Whatcom County. On route 80X cash fare is $2.00 when traveling between Whatcom and Skagit counties.

Children under 8 and adults over 75 ride FREE.

A reduced cash fare, available to those who qualify, is half the regular cash fare. To receive the discount, riders must show a WTA Reduced Fare card or Medicare card.  To apply for a Reduced Fare Card, call 676-6843 (or 676-6844 for TTY).  More details can be found at the end of this page.

Tokens
One token is valued at $1.00 and good for one ride. Tokens can be purchased at Bellingham Station or Bellingham Technical College. Sold in packets of 20 ($20). 

Bus Passes

Bus passes are valid for unlimited travel on all buses. 

WTA offers the following bus pass types: 

Monthly 

Quarterly

Annual

Reduced Monthly

Reduced Quarterly

Student Monthly (must be age 8 through college, with current school I.D.)

Student Quarterly (must be age 8 through college, with current school I.D.)

 

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BUS FARES

Regular Fare

Reduced Fare

Cash Fare on Fixed Route

Route 80X cash fare: $1.00 if getting on AND off within Whatcom County; $1.00 if getting on AND off within Skagit County; and $2.00 if traveling between counties.

$1.00

$.50

OR


$1.00 for travel between Whatcom and Skagit County

Cash Fare on Specialized Transportation

$1.00

No discount available

Monthly Pass

$25

$13

Tokens (sold in packages of 20 only)

$20

$20

Quarterly Pass

$70

$35

Monthly Student Pass*

$15

  

Quarterly Student Pass*

$40

Annual Pass

$250

WWU Pass**

see below for availability

Children under eight and adults over 75

Free

* Students age 8 years old through college. High school and college students must show current student ID.

**For WWU students, staff & faculty only. For more information call (360) 650-7960 or go to www.wwu.edu/transportation

 

How to Obtain a Reduced Fare Card

At least one of the following is needed to qualify for a Reduced Fare Card:
     -Valid Medicare Card
     -Proof of Social Security Income (SSI) Eligibility
     -Valid Veteran’s Affairs (VA) Identification, with at least 40% disability
     -65 years of age and older
     -Other disabilities may also qualify. (360)676-7433 or (360)676-6844 (TTY).

Your Reduced Fare Card, or a Medicare Card, can be presented on fixed route or flex buses to receive a 50% cash fare discount.  There is no cash fare discount on Specialized Transportation or Safety Net Service.

Your Reduced Fare Card, or a Medicare Card, can be presented at the point of purchase to receive a discount on a monthly or quarterly bus pass.  Reduced fare bus passes can be used on all WTA buses—fixed routes, flex buses, Specialized Transportation or Safety Net service.

Call (360) 676-7433 or (360) 676-6844 (TTY) for more information.

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