Passes & Tokens
Ways to Save
Prepaid passes can save you time and money. Accepted as base fare, they’re sold in advance on TAP cards at Metro Customer Centers and hundreds of locations including Ace Cash Express, Continental Currency Services, Inc., Nix Check Cashing, Ralphs, and California check cashing stores. Tokens good for base fare also are sold at these locations, in bags of ten. Get a complete directory of Metro pass and token sales outlets.
|Metro Day Pass
Good for local travel until 3am the following day. May be purchased aboard buses (TAP Card required) or at Metro ticket vending machines. Zone charges may apply on some lines.
Valid on first tap for 7 consecutive days
Valid on first tap for 30 consecutive days
Load card with dollar amount of your choice for base fare
|Freeway Express Stamp
Bus only; maximum two zones
|$22 per zone|
|EZ transit pass
Good for travel on Metro bus, Metro Rail and many additional carriers
|EZ Premium Stamp
May only be affixed to EZ transit pass
|$22 per zone|
Valid for base fare; sold in bags of ten for $15 (Must have TAP card on Metro Rail)
|Metro Silver Line
See complete Silver Line fare structure.
Buying a pass is often less expensive than paying the $1.50 base fare. The chart below can help you find the best pass value for your needs.
|If you buy a:||You save:|
|Day Pass ($5)||after 4 boardings per day|
|Weekly Pass ($20)||after 13 boardings per week|
|Monthly Pass ($75)||after 50 boardings per month|
Note: New TAP cards are $1 at TVMs and aboard bus or $2 at Pass sales outlets, and must be sold with a pass.