Fares And Passes VIA Stripes

Rates

VIA offers its patrons and array of fare options. Choose the one that's right for you. You can buy passes, tickets and special event tokens at the VIA Online Store, VIA Information Centers, or from one of numerous retail outlets including most H-E-B stores.

Fares Full Reduced
Regular Bus $1.30 $.65
Express Bus Service $2.60 $1.30
Transfers $.15 $.07
VIATrans Service $2.00
VIATrans Child $.90
Special Events Service $2.50 $1.25
Vanpool Service See pricing schedule

VIAtrans riders, their personal care attendant, and a companion, (w/VIA ID) ride bus and special event service free.

Off Peak Special - Seniors and riders with limited mobility can ride bus service for just $0.25, 9 am - 3 pm weekdays and for free all day on weekends, (w/VIA ID).

Transfers - Transfers, which allow you to connect from one bus to another, must be purchased when boarding and are valid for 2.5 hours from time indicated. If transferring from a regular service to Express Service, additional fare is required.

*Discounts
Discounts are available to children 5-11, senior citizens 62 or older, Medicare recipients, persons with certain disabilities, active-duty military and students. Detailed information regarding discounts and reduced fares can be found here.

Passes    Online Store
31-Day Pass $38/$19
The 31 Day Pass is valid for unlimited rides on all regular, express and Primo service for 31 days from activation.  The half fare 31 Day Pass is available for riders who qualify for reduced fares. The pass is activated by inserting it in the farebox on the first ride.  After that simply swipe and go.
7-Day Pass $12/$6
The 7-Day Pass is valid for unlimited rides on all regular, express and Primo service for 7 days from activation. The half fare 7-Day Pass is available for riders who qualify for reduced fares. The pass is activated by inserting it in the farebox on the first ride.  After that simply swipe and go.
Day Pass $2.75/$1.35
The Day Pass is valid for unlimited rides on all regular, express and Primo service on the day of activation.  The half fare Day Pass is available for riders who qualify for reduced fares. Day Passes are sold on the bus. Passes purchased in advance are activated by inserting it in the farebox on the first ride.  After that simply swipe and go.
Semester Pass $38.00
The student Semester Pass is valid for unlimited rides on all regular, express and Primo service for the entire semester. The spring Semester Pass is generally valid January through May and the fall Semester Pass is valid August through January. Semester Passes cannot be purchased online. More information...

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