Fare Information

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Bus and Metro Pay-Per-Ride Fares

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$2.00 | SEPTA Key

1st and 2nd Transfer: Free

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$2.50 | Quick Trip Ticket

1st and 2nd Transfers: $2.50/each

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$2.50 | Cash

1st and 2nd Transfers: $2.50/each

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$2.00 | Contactless Payment

Credit, Debit or Mobile
1st and 2nd Transfer: Free

Children and Seniors

Children under age 12 accompanied by a fare-paying adult ride for free. Senior citizens ages 65 and older ride for free with a valid Senior Fare card.

Riders with Disabilities

Riders with disabilities are eligible to apply for half fare travel and two free transfers on SEPTA services with use of a Reduced Fare card.

Transfers

Transfers occur when a rider takes a single one-way trip and then changes to a different line or service within two hours of that trip. There are three locations where customers may transfer services without paying an additional fare:

  • 15th Street/City Hall Station
    Market-Frankford Line Broad Street Express Broad Street Local Route 10 Route 11 Route 13 Route 34 Route 36
  • 13th Street Station
    Market-Frankford Line Route 10 Route 11 Route 13 Route 34 Route 36
  • William H. Gray III 30th Street Station
    Market-Frankford Line Route 10 Route 11 Route 13 Route 34 Route 36

Bus and Metro Passes for Frequent Travel

  • $6.00 | One Day Convenience Pass
  • $15.00 | Three Day Convenience Pass
  • $25.50 | Weekly TransPass+ 
    Valid on weekends and major holidays. 
  • $96.00 | Monthly TransPass+
    Valid on weekends and major holidays. 

TransPass+ is valid on all Regional Rail during weekends and major holidays. Learn more about Weekly and Monthly Passes.

SEPTA Key Tix

SEPTA Key Tix is the new and convenient way to pay for transit using your smartphone!

Riders can use SEPTA Key Tix for Bus and Metro. For more information, click the links below.

How to use SEPTA Key Tix

SEPTA Key Tix: How To Guide

What is SEPTA Metro?

The SEPTA Metro system provides frequent, around-the-clock subway, elevated train, and trolley service on the following lines. Learn about Metro.

Market-Frankford Line

Broad Street Line

Trolley Lines

Route 15

Media/Sharon Hill Line

Norristown High Speed Line

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Regional Rail Pay-Per-Ride Fares

Fare Pricing Explained

Fares for Regional Rail vary based on trip details including the zone of your start and end stations, the day of the week, time of day, and payment method.

Fare Zones

Each Regional Rail station belongs to a fare zone as shown in the map below. Zones are used to determine distance when calculating fares.

  • Zone 1/Center City: Stations in or near Center City
  • Zone 2: Philadelphia and nearest suburbs
  • Zone 3: Outlying areas of Philadelphia and nearby suburbs
  • Zone 4: Distant suburbs, Philadelphia International Airport, and Delaware
  • NJ: New Jersey

Fare Pricing Tables

Weekday fares are charged Monday through Friday between 4 am and 7 pm

ZonesSEPTA KeyQuick TripCash
Zone 1$3.75$5.25$6.00
Zone 2$4.75$5.25$6.00
Zone 3$5.75$6.00$7.00
Zone 4$6.50$6.75$8.00
NJ$8.25$9.25$10.00

Evening fares are charged Monday through Friday starting at 7 pm and continue through the final service of the day.

Weekend fares are charged all day Saturday, Sunday, and on major SEPTA holidays including New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

ZonesSEPTA KeyQuick TripCash
Zone 1$3.75$4.25$5.00
Zone 2$4.25$4.25$5.00
Zone 3$5.25$5.25$7.00
Zone 4$5.25$5.25$7.00
NJ$8.25$9.25$10.00

Local trip rates apply when you board and exit from stations outside Center City without passing through a Center City station.

Extended trip rates apply when you board and exit from stations outside Center City but pass through Center City on your trip. This includes trips where you change trains at a Center City station.

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Local Trips

SEPTA Key: $3.75
Quick Trip: $3.75
Cash: $4

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Extended Trips

SEPTA Key: $6.50
Quick Trip: $9.25
Cash: $9.25

Travel rates on the Airport Line from Philadelphia International Airport apply at all times. They are based on the station you go to and your payment method. The same rates apply to reverse trips out to the airport.

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Eastwick Station

SEPTA Key: $3.75
Quick Trip: $3.75
Cash: $4

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Center City Stations

SEPTA Key: $6.50
Quick Trip: $6.75
Cash: $8

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All Other Stations

SEPTA Key: $6.50
Quick Trip: $9.25
Cash: $9.25

Children and Seniors

Children under age 12 accompanied by a fare-paying adult ride for free.

Senior citizens ages 65 and older ride for free with a valid SEPTA Senior Fare card on Regional Rail as long as their departure and arrival stations are located in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

For trains to or from New Jersey or Delaware, half fare is charged for senior travel. The reduced fare may be paid on board the train at the time of travel using cash or major credit card.

Regional Rail Passes for Frequent Travel

(Includes Bus and Metro travel)

  • $10.00 | One Day Neighborhood FleX Pass
    Travel up to Zone 2. Purchase 3 passes at $27.00.
  • $13.00 | One Day Anywhere FleX Pass
    Travel anywhere. Purchase 3 passes at $35.00.
  • $25.50-$55.75 | Weekly TrailPass
    Valid on weekends and major holidays.

Learn more about Weekly and Monthly Passes.

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Customized Community Transportation Connect Fares

Customized Community Transportation, or CCT, provides paratransit service to individuals with disabilities and senior citizens.

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$4.25 | Program Member

One-way trip within service region
Group of Three or More: $3.90 per person

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$4.25 | One Escort

One-way trip within service region with one program member
Group of Three or More: $3.90 per person

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$75.00 | General Public

One-way trip within service region
Group of Three or More: $68.35 per person

Registered paratransit customers also pay $4.25 for a one-way trip within the service region. An additional $0.75 charge may apply if the trip is more than three miles into an adjacent county or if the trip is more than 10 miles. Not more than $5 total will be charged. Learn more about the CCT eligibility and registration process here.

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SEPTA Key is a reloadable, contactless chip card with a host of options for seamless travel.

Key Account Login

SEPTA Sales Offices

Sales Kiosk & Retail Locations

How to Use the Card

SEPTA Key FAQs

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Ways To Pay

We offer several ways to pay based on your needs:

SEPTA Key

Quick Trip Ticket

Cash

Contactless

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Pass Programs

The better value for customers depends on their needs.

Partner Programs

Reduced Fare Program

Student Key Pass

University Key Pass

City of Philadelphia Zero Fare

Senior Fare Card

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FAQ

Our Customer Service Center answers common questions about fares, passes, rider discounts, routes, services, advisories, and more. To learn more, visit our FAQ page.

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