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
Day Pass $4.50 Cash, Credit When Boarding, Online Store, In-Person at Sale Location
30 Day Flex Pass $58.00 Cash, Credit Online Store, In-Person at Sale Location

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
Day Pass $4.50 Cash, Credit When Boarding, Online Store, In-Person at Sale Location
30 Day Value Pass* $29.00 Cash, Credit Online Store, In-Person at Sale Location
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
Single Ride (A-Ride I.D.)* $0.00
Day Pass $4.50 Cash
30 Day Value Pass* $29.00 Cash, Credit Online Store, In-Person at Sale Location

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
Day Pass $4.50 Cash
30 Day Value Pass* $29.00 Online Store, In-Person at Sale Location

A-Ride Fares table for A-Ride & GoldRide I.D. Holder

*You must have a valid A-Ride or GoldRide I.D. 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
Will Call $3.00 Cash, Scrip Coupon

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
Youth (K-12)* $1.50 Cash
Youth (0-5) $0.00

ExpressRide - Canton & Chelsea Fares table for Adult

Riders can pay for one-way fares using cash or purchase a multi-ride pass at a designated location.

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
One-Way Fare $6.25 Cash When Boarding, In-Person at Sale Location
10-Ride Ticket $62.50 Cash When Boarding, In-Person at Sale Location
30-Day Commuter Pass $125.00 Cash When Boarding, In-Person at Sale Location

ExpressRide - Canton & Chelsea Fares table for go!Pass Card Holder

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

10-Ride Ticket: Riders must have a valid go!pass through a qualified employer to receive the discounted 10-Ride ticket cost.

30-Day Commuter Pass: Riders must have a valid go!pass through a qualified employer to receive the discounted 30-Day Commuter Pass cost.

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
One-Way Fare $6.25
10-Ride Ticket* $31.25
30-Day Commuter Pass* $62.50

ExpressRide - Canton & Chelsea Fares table for MCard I.D. Holder

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

10-Ride Ticket: Riders must have a valid yellow MCard I.D. to receive the discounted 10-Ride Ticket cost.

30-Day Commuter Pass: Riders must have a valid yellow MCard I.D. to receive the discounted 30-Day Commuter Pass cost.

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
One-Way Fare $6.25
10-Ride Ticket* $31.25
30-Day Commuter Pass* $62.50

AirRide Fares table for Adult

Pay online when you book your trip in advance. Walk-on riders must pay with exact change when boarding.

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
Advanced Reservation $12.00 $22.00
Walk-On $15.00

AirRide Fares table for Seniors

*Seniors must have a valid Fare Deal Card or GoldRide I.D. to receive discounted rates. Senior riders without a reduced fare card will pay the regular adult fare to ride.

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
Advanced Reservation* $6.00 $11.00
Walk-On* $7.50

AirRide Fares table for Persons with Disabilities

*Riders must have a valid Fare Deal Card or A-Ride I.D. to receive discounted rates. Riders without a reduced fare card will pay the regular adult fare to ride.

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
Advanced Reservation* $6.00 $11.00
Walk-On* $7.50

AirRide Fares table for Youth

*Youth must be 17 or younger and accompanied by an adult from the same household. Up to three children from the same household are allowed to ride free of charge on a round trip basis.

Fare Type Cost One-Way Cost Round-Trip Cost How To Buy Where To Buy
Advanced Reservation* $6.00 $11.00
Walk-On* $7.50

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.

*There is a $2.00 charge for trips that begin or end outside Ann Arbor. Riders with a GoldRide or A-Ride I.D. will be charged an additional $1 for trips that begin or end outside Ann Arbor.

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

*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.

*There is a $2.00 charge for trips that begin or end outside Ann Arbor. Riders with a GoldRide or A-Ride I.D. will be charged an additional $1 for trips that begin or end outside Ann Arbor.

Event Services - FootBallRide Fares table for Event Services - FootBallRide

Please purchase tickets in advance. There are several purchase locations throughout our service area.

*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

Please purchase tickets in advance. There are several purchase locations throughout our service area.

*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.

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 from ExpressRide routes are valid on fixed-route service. Riders pay an additional $4.75 to use a fixed-route transfer on an ExpressRide route.

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

  • FlexRide
  • A-Ride
  • AirRide