How to pay

Learn about all the different types of fares and passes. Paying for your ride is easy on buses, trains, streets cars, and even the ferries with an ORCA card.
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The easiest way to pay for your ride is with an ORCA card that can be purchased at any one of our ticket machines. You can also pay with a credit/debit card such as Visa or MasterCard or buy a ticket with cash.

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Reduced fares

Get all the benefits of an ORCA card for a fraction of the cost with our ORCA LIFT reduced fare program. With the ORCA LIFT card, income-qualified riders can save. Eligibility is based on your household income. See if you qualify.

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Tap on. Tap off.

When using your ORCA card to ride Link light rail, don't forget to tap on when you board – the single beep will let you know your card has been accepted. When you reach your destination, make sure you tap off and listen for the two beeps.

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How to transfer

Use your ORCA card to transfer between modes of transportation. It's the quickest and easiest way to get you to where you want to go.