Sound Transit requires fares on all buses and trains as of July 1.
Adult fares (age 19-64)
Riders age 19 to 64 pay a fare depending on the type of trip.
Senior/disabled fares (age 65+ or qualifying disability)
Riders 65+ or riders with a disability can qualify for a reduced rate with a Regional Reduced Fare Permit (RRFP). An RRFP is given to you on an ORCA card. When applying for an RRFP, be sure to bring proof of age (65+), or proof of a qualifying condition or Medicare card. The permit is free, a replacement will cost $3.
Youth fares (age 6-18)
Youths age 6 to 18 pay a reduced fare on Sound Transit services with an ORCA Youth card. Youth cards can be purchased at an ORCA customer service office or through the mail.
Children (age 0-5)
Children age 5 and younger ride free with a fare-paying passenger.
Low-income fares (ORCA LIFT)
With the ORCA LIFT card, income qualified adult riders can save up to 50 percent on ST Express buses, Sounder and Link light rail trains.