Fares

Fare Types Basic Military/Senior/
Medicare/Disabled
Student
(age 5 - 18)
Single Fare $2.25 $1.10 $1.10
Daily Pass $6.00 $3.00  $3.00
10-Ride Pass $22.50 $11.00 $11.00
Monthly Unrestricted Pass $100.00 $50.00 $50.00
Monthly Local Pass 
(Good on Reverse Commuter Service)
$80.00 $40.00 $40.00

All Pass Sales are Final:

Once a pass is sold,no refunds will be provided. Any unused, lost, destroyed, or stolen passes will not be replaced or refunded. Exchanges can only be made on defective passes at the City’s discretion.

General Information - Translated

Basic/General Public

All passengers (ages 5-61 years old) pay Basic fare unless eligible for Discount fare.

Discount/Senior/Disabled/Medicare/Military

Requires certain forms of identification (ID) or age verification as follows:

Seniors (age 62 - 74) - Seniors/Persons with e-van Eligibility Card, RT Senior photo ID card, Medicare card, State of California ID card, Senior ID card issued by another transit agency, or a passport showing date of birth.

Persons with Disabilities (with physical and/or mental impairments) - e-tran Senior/Persons With Disabilities Discount Card, RT Disabled photo ID card, Dept. of Motor Vehicles Disabled Placard ID card, Medicare Card or Disabled ID card issued by another transit agency. Attendants of persons with disabilities may ride for Discount fare with a passenger who has a RT Disabled card or any ID listed above.

Students (age 5 - 18) - Must be pursuing a high school diploma; eligible to purchase e-tran monthly student pass, Discount daily pass or Discount 10-Ride pass with a valid school photo ID card or RT Student photo ID card. Students are eligible to purchase single fares and daily passes with their valid school photo ID card or RT student photo ID card.

Military - Persons requesting the discounted fare will need to present an Armed Service’s picture identification.

Free Fares

Children under age 5 - Up to two children ride free when accompanied by an adult paying passenger. Student fares apply for additional children.

Group Passes - Los Rios Community College District student access card, CSU Sacramento One Card, City of Elk Grove employee or dependent ID card or RT employee or dependant ID card may ride free provided that the card and sticker is current.  All participating passes are subject to change at the discretion of the City of Elk Grove. 

Transfers

e-tran Transfers - Issued only when boarding buses and are $0.50. Transfers are valid for 120 minutes and may only be used once. They must be surrendered to the bus operator upon boarding another e-tran route or the end of the time limit.

Fare Payment

Cash Fares - Exact change is required since bus operators do not carry or give change.

Passes

Monthly Passes - Valid for 31 days from the first use.  RT does not accept the e-tran monthly pass.

Daily Passes - Valid for unlimited rides e-tran until 1.a.m. the day after purchase or validation. Please obtain a transfer, if transferring to RT, since RT does not accept the e-tran daily pass.

10-Ride Passes – Valid for 10 trips on any e-tran route, with no expiration date. 10-Ride Passes are available for purchase any time. Please obtain a transfer, if transferring to RT, since RT does not accept the e-tran 10-Ride pass.

Daily Passes - Must be surrendered to bus operator. For prepaid daily pass users, passenger will receive a stamped RT daily pass valid for the day redeemed.

e-tran and RT Passes

e-tran accepts all RT tickets and passes, except mobile tickets and light rail passes. e-tran passes along with RT passes and tickets can be purchased at the following locations within Elk Grove and Sacramento - e-tran 10-ride passes are only available through the mail, online or at Elk Grove City Hall.

City Hall:

8401 Laguna Palms Way Elk Grove

RT:

1225 R Street at 13th Street LRT Station, Sacramento

Or through your employer, please ask your transportation coordinator for details.

Order by Mail: Call (916) 68E-TRAN to request a mail order form or pick one up on the bus. You can also download here.
Order e-tran and e-van pass online.

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