Fares

Fixed Route Fares table for Adult

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
Single Ride $1.50 Cash, Token When Boarding, EZfare
Day Pass $4.50 Cash, Credit When Boarding, Online Store, In-Person at Sale Location, EZfare
30 Day Flex Pass $58.00 Cash, Credit Online Store, In-Person at Sale Location, EZfare

Fixed Route Fares table for Seniors

*A reduced fare card is required to receive discounted rates. Seniors without a reduced fare card will pay the regular adult fare to ride.

Single Ride (60-64): Seniors aged 60-64 must have a valid Fare Deal Card to receive the discounted single ride rate. 

Single Ride (65+): Seniors 65+ must have a valid Fare Deal Card or GoldRide I.D. to ride fixed-route for free. 

30 Day Value Pass: Seniors must show a valid Fare Deal Card with their 30 Day Value Pass when boarding.

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
Single Ride (60-64)* $0.75 Cash, Token When Boarding, EZfare
Day Pass $4.50 Cash, Credit When Boarding, Online Store, In-Person at Sale Location, EZfare
30 Day Value Pass* $29.00 Cash, Credit Online Store, In-Person at Sale Location, EZfare
Single Ride (65+)* $0.00

Fixed Route Fares table for Persons with Disabilities

*A reduced fare card is required to receive discounted rates. Riders without a reduced fare card will pay the regular adult fare to ride.

Single Ride (Fare Deal): Riders must have a valid Fare Deal Card to receive the discounted single ride rate.

Single Ride (A-Ride): Riders must have a valid A-Ride I.D. to ride fixed-route for free.

30 Day Value Pass: Riders must show a valid Fare Deal Card with their 30 Day Value Pass when boarding.

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
Single Ride (Fare Deal Card)* $0.75 Cash When Boarding, EZfare
Single Ride (A-Ride I.D.)* $0.00
Day Pass $4.50 Cash When Boarding, Online Store, EZfare
30 Day Value Pass* $29.00 Cash, Credit Online Store, In-Person at Sale Location, EZfare

Fixed Route Fares table for Youth

*Proper identification required to receive discounted rates. Children 5 and younger ride for free.

Single Ride: Youth in grades K-12 must have a valid student I.D. to receive the discounted single ride rate.

30 Day Value Pass: Youth in grades K-12 must show a valid student I.D. with their 30 Day Value Pass when boarding.

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
Single Ride* $0.75 Cash When Boarding, EZfare
Day Pass $4.50 Cash When Boarding, Online Store, In-Person at Sale Location, EZfare
30 Day Value Pass* $29.00 Online Store, In-Person at Sale Location, EZfare

A-Ride Fares table for A-Ride

*You must have a valid A-Ride to use this service.

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
Advanced Reservation $3.00 Cash, Scrip Coupon Online Store, In-Person at Sale Location, EZfare
Will Call $3.00 Cash, Scrip Coupon Online Store, In-Person at Sale Location, EZfare

A-Ride Fares table for Companion

Registered Personal Care Attendants ride with A-Ride I.D. Holders for free.

*Student I.D. required to receive discounted youth rate.

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
Adult $3.00 Cash, Scrip Coupon EZfare
Youth (K-12)* $1.50 Cash EZfare
Youth (0-5) $0.00

GoldRide Fares table for GoldRide

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
Fixed Route Bus $0.00
One-Way trip $20.00
Additional Passenger (Companion) $5.00
Verified Low-Income Reduced Fare* $5.00

FlexRide - Nights and Holidays Fares table for FlexRide - Nights and Holidays

*Proper identification required to receive discounted rates. Riders without identification will pay the regular adult fare to ride.

Commuters: Commuters must have a valid go!Pass through a qualified employer to receive the discounted ride rate.

Seniors: Seniors aged 65+ must have a valid GoldRide I.D. to receive the discounted rate. 

Persons with Disabilities: Riders must have a valid A-Ride I.D. to receive the discounted ride rate.

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
Adult $5.00
Commuters (go!Pass)* $3.00
Seniors (GoldRide I.D.)* $2.50
Persons with Disabilities (A-Ride I.D.)* $2.50

FlexRide - West Fares table for Adult

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
Adult $1.00 Credit

FlexRide - West Fares table for Commuters

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
goPass! $0.00
MCard $0.00

FlexRide - West Fares table for Seniors

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
GoldRide (GoldRide I.D. Card required) $0.00
Fare Deal Card $0.50
Monthly Fare Deal Card (30-Day Value Pass required) $0.00

FlexRide - West Fares table for Persons with Disabilities

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
Fare Deal Card $0.50
Monthly Fare Deal Card (30-Day Value Pass required) $0.00
A-Ride (A-Ride I.D. Card required) $0.00

FlexRide - West Fares table for Youth

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
K-12 (student I.D. required) $0.50
Ann Arbor Public Schols (AAPS) Exceptional Pass $0.00
Children (5 and younger) $0.00

*Proper identification required to receive discounted rates. Riders without identification will pay the regular adult fare to ride.

Commuters: Commuters must have a valid go!Pass through a qualified employer to receive the discounted ride rate.

Seniors: Seniors aged 65+ must have a valid GoldRide I.D. to receive the discounted rate. 

Persons with Disabilities: Riders must have a valid A-Ride I.D. to receive the discounted ride rate.

FlexRide - East Fares table for Adult

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
Adult $1.00 Credit

FlexRide - East Fares table for Commuters

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
goPass! $0.00
MCard $0.00

FlexRide - East Fares table for Seniors

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
GoldRide (GoldRide I.D. Card required) $0.00
Fare Deal Card $0.50
Monthly Fare Deal Card (30-Day Value Pass required) $0.00

FlexRide - East Fares table for Persons with Disabilities

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
Fare Deal Card $0.50
Monthly Fare Deal Card (30-Day Value Pass required) $0.00
A-Ride (A-Ride I.D. Card required) $0.00

FlexRide - East Fares table for Youth

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
K-12 (student I.D. required) $0.50
Ann Arbor Public Schols (AAPS) Exceptional Pass $0.00
Children (5 and younger) $0.00

*Proper identification required to receive discounted rates. Riders without identification will pay the regular adult fare to ride.

Commuters: Commuters must have a valid go!Pass through a qualified employer to receive the discounted ride rate.

Seniors: Seniors aged 65+ must have a valid GoldRide I.D. to receive the discounted rate. 

Persons with Disabilities: Riders must have a valid A-Ride I.D. to receive the discounted ride rate.

Event Services - FootBallRide Fares table for Event Services - FootBallRide

*A reduced fare card is required to receive discounted service rates. Riders without a reduced fare card will pay the regular adult fare to ride.

Seniors (60-64): Seniors aged 60-64 must have a valid Fare Deal Card to receive the discounted ride rate.

Seniors (65+): Seniors aged 65+ must have a valid GoldRide I.D. to ride for free.

Persons with Disabilities: Riders must have a valid A-Ride I.D. to ride for free.

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
Adult $1.50 $3.00
Seniors (60-64)* $0.75 $1.50
Seniors (65+)* $0.00 $0.00
Persons with Disabilities (A-Ride I.D.)* $0.00 $0.00
Youth $0.75 $1.50

Discounts

TheRide offers discounts for eligible individuals on select transportation services. Eligibility may be based on age, income, or disability. TheRide also works with local businesses to offer employer-sponsored discount programs.

Learn more about available discounts

Transfers

If you use more than one bus route to reach your destination, ask your bus driver for a transfer card. Transfers on fixed-route service are free and valid for 90 minutes from the time they are issued. A transfer can't be used for a return trip on the same route. 

Transfers may not be used to connect between TheRide’s fixed-route service and the following services:

  • A-Ride
  • AirRide