Fares

 

Fare collection has resumed on intercity routes 20, 30, 40, 42, 44, 48, 60 & 62.  College students and Veterans ride free with proper identification.  

Local routes 24, 28, 32, 66, 67 & 68 will remain Fare-Free. Through June 30th, local Cotati & Rohnert Park routes 10, 12 & 14 will be included in the Fare-Free program.

Fare payment options include: cash, the MonthlyPass, the 31-DayPass and the Regional Clipper Card  (available for use on all Bay Area public transit systems.)  For passengers wishing to pay their fare using their smart phone, please download the Hopthru app.

Purchase Passes Discount Fare Eligibility Requirements

Fare Zone Map

Cash Fare

Zones Adult Youth Senior/Disabled
Local $1.50 $1.25 $0.75
Between 2 Zones $2.10 $1.85 $1.05
Across 3 Zones $3.00 $2.75 $1.50
Across 4 Zones $3.90 $3.65 $1.95
Across 5 zones $4.80 $4.55 $2.40

Your fare will depend on the number of zones through which you travel, and which category of rider you are. A trip from Santa Rosa to Petaluma on Route 44 or Route 48 is a 2 zone trip. Fares on routes described as “local” service require a local (1-zone) fare. Tranfers are valid for three hours. See below for additional information on transfer fares.

Zone Map Legend

  • Zone 1 - Santa Rosa
  • Zone 2 - Windsor/Healdsburg
  • Zone 3 - Sebastopol/Forestville
  • Zone 4 - Rohnert Park/Cotati/Petaluma
  • Zone 5 - Kenwood/Glen Ellen
  • Zone 6 - Russian River/Coast
  • Zone 7 - Sonoma Valley
  • Zone 8 - Geyserville/Cloverdale

Transfers

Once you’ve paid to board a Sonoma County Transit bus, you can transfer to any other Sonoma County Transit bus for free for up to three hours on a one-way trip. When you board the first bus, pay its full fare, state your destination and ask the driver for a transfer. If you have a valid transfer from a one-zone trip, you can upgrade it to a multi-zone transfer.

First upgrade from one zone to two zones:
Adults 60¢
Youth 60¢
Seniors/Disabled/Medicare card holders 30¢
For additional zones :
Adults 90¢
Youth 90¢
Seniors/Disabled/Medicare card holders 45¢

Passengers transferring from Santa Rosa CityBus or Petaluma Transit receive a discount equivalent to Sonoma County Transit’s “base” or “1st zone” fare.  Transfers are good for up 180 minutes from issuance.

Transfer value from other operators (equivalent to Sonoma County Transit’s “base” or “1st zone” fare.

Adults $1.50
Youth $1.25
Seniors/Disabled/Medicare card holders 75¢