ST Express bus fares


Fares are county based. 

Fare Type

One-county fare

Multi-county fare

(age 19-64)
LIFT Adult* $1.50 $2.75
(age 6-18)
(age 65+ or qualifying disability)

Children age five and younger ride free with a fare-paying passenger.  

* Requires ORCA LIFT.

** New for summer 2017: From June 17 through Sep 4 Youth Fares for all Sound Transit trains and buses are $1 with an ORCA Youth card. Learn more here.

*** Requires Regional Reduced Fare Permit.

Fare map

St Express Bus Fare Zone Map

Click on map to enlarge.

How to pay

Pay as you enter the bus. 

  • Cash - Bus drivers do not carry change, so you will need exact fare.
  • ORCA card
  • Transit Go Ticket - download in the app store, setup your account and buy tickets ahead of time so you're ready to ride.